Ganghwa Island (강화도, 江華島 Ganghwado) , also Kanghwa Island, is a rural county (군, gun) of Incheon, South Korea. The county of Ganghwa includes several other islands, most notably Seokmodo, the site of Bomunsa Temple.
Ganghwa is separated from the Korean mainland by a narrow channel, spanned by two bridges passable by cars. North Korea is directly across the channel on the north coast of the island.
 Get in
 By bus
There are frequent direct buses (W4200; 90 min) from Seoul's Sinchon Bus Terminal to the main town of Ganghwa-eup, as well as Bupyeong Station, Hapjeong Station, Songjeong Station, and Incheon Bus Terminal in Incheon. Local buses also connect to Gimpo (the city, not the airport).
 Get around
There is a tourist information located inside the bus terminal. No English is spoken but they have English language tourist maps. There is also a tourist information center at the ferry terminal in Oepo-ri. They speak English.
Local buses appear to be infrequent.
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Ganghwa Ginseng and Hwamunseok, which is a mat woven with flower patterns a representative traditional Korean product, with its intricate handwork and designs.
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There are several motels and yeogwan in Oepo-ri.
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