Ultimate guide to Uiwang City
Uwang city is in Gyeonggi Province. It is located near to Seoul and takes about 50 minutes from Seoul station to Uiwang station by line no.1. This column introduce ultimate guide to Uiwang city with a famous restaurant which enable tourists to experience Uwang city with little fuss, in minimum time and in relative comfort.
- Recommended Half Day Tour to Uiwang City
(Seoul –> Rail Bike –> Railway Museum –> Korean Restaurant –> Back to Seoul)
[Rail Bike at Wangsong Lake]
The rail bike can be a new adventure experience for you. The 4.3 kilometer-long lake rail bike trails opened back in April 2016, and now this tourist attraction has become popular among local people. Due to its popularity since it has been opened, booking in advance is highly recommend before showing up. There are several fun spots installed for tourists to be enjoyed.
An automated photo system enables tourists to take photos as they are biking along the tracks. ‘Speed zone’ which is the final spot of track was built by motivating F1 racing. A gift will be provided as a souvenir when people success in game mission on the tracks.
To complete trails followed WangSong Lake take about 40 minutes to an hour, and keep in mind to pedal at the same pace as everyone else before and after you. One small wheeled carriage can carry up to 4 people, allowing people to enjoy the beautiful lake view and the fresh breezes.
How to book
To make a reservation, please click here to visit the website (Korean Only).
One carriage 32000 Won (up to 4 people can ride on)
This is located a few blocks away from WangSong Lake; it is within walking distance (10 to 15 minutes). This museum displays 100 years history of railway in Korea since 1988 when the museum had opened. The museum consists of an indoor exhibit hall and outdoor exhibit with railway models and various machines. In the indoor exhibit, visitors will be able to learn the process of the development of the Korean railway through various facilities such as railway operation experience room, railway model panorama room, future railway room and movie room. The outdoor exhibit area displays about 2,600 items which is related to Korea and also to around the world. Visitors are allowed to jump on and look around inside of trains displayed outside.
- Mar. ~ Oct. 09:00 ~ 18:00
- Nov. ~ Feb. 09:00 ~ 17:00
*Entrance allowed until 30 minutes before closing
- Every Monday and days after holidays
- New Year, Lunar New Year, Chuseok holidays
- Others: Dates that Korail president designates
‘Sandeurae’ Korean Cuisine
You had a light exercise with your loved ones and now time to go for eating. This Korean restaurant is famous for stir fried spicy baby octopus with various side dishes. This is located 15 minutes away on foot from Railway Museum (Baby Octopus Meal Set – 10000 per person, minimum 2 orders are required).
- Mon ~ Fri Lunch 11:30 to 15:00
Dinner 17:00 to late
- Weekend 11: 30 to Late (No break time in the middle)