Namhae Island, located in Gyeongsangnam-do, is the fifth largest island in Korea. As it is located in the very south of South Korea, it is a perfect place to enjoy the nature and take a break from the hustle and bustle of Seoul.
> Recommended Options to go to Namhae
1. Rent a car from Seoul, travel through Namhae, and return the car in Seoul
2. Travel to Namhae by an express bus from Seoul > Rent a car near Namhae Bus Terminal or rent a taxi
Where to go?
1. Haeoreum Art Village (해오름예술촌)
Remodeling a closed school, Haeoreum Art Village supports work studios for local artists and offers a wide array of art and cultural programs.
995, Dongbu-daero, Samdong-myeon, Namhae-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do 경상남도 남해군 삼동면 동부대로 995
Take an intercity bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal to Namhae. From Namhae Intercity Bus Terminal, take a bus bound for Haeoreum Art Village. Get off at Eunjeom (Haeoreum Art Village). Bus Schedule: 06:40, 07:30, 07:55, 09:35, 11:05, 12:20, 13:45, 15:20, 16:20, 17:50, 18:50, 20:10 *Inquiries on Namhae Bus Schedule: +82-55-864-7101
> Operating Hours:09:00-18:00
> Admission fees: Adults & Youths: 2,000 won / Children: 1,000 won
2. German Village (독일마을)
source: Korea Tourism Organization
92, Dogil-ro, Namhae-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do 경상남도 남해군 삼동면 독일로 92
From Seoul Nambu Terminal or Dong Seoul Terminal, take an intercity bus bound for Namhae Intercity Bus Terminal. Take a Local Bus to Namhae-Mijo at Namhae Bus Terminal Bus Stop and get off at Naedongcheon Bus Stop. (22 bus stops) Walk along the road for 623m toward the village. Or, take a taxi to the venue from the bus terminal. (travel time: approx. 40 min / 22km away)
3. Daraengi Village (가천 다랭이마을)
Daraengi Village in Namhae is famous for terraced rice paddies on a steep hill on the outskirts of 488 m high Seolheulsan Mountain. The picturesque rice paddies make up 108 steps (consisting of stones and soil) and are great for taking photographs.
21, Nammyeon-ro 679beon-gil, Nam-myeon, Namhae-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do 경남 남해군 남면 홍현리 남면로 679번길 21
From Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal, take an intercity bus to Namhae Terminal.Bus Info: runs 12 times a day / Travel time: 4 hrs, 30minFrom Namhae Bus Terminal, take a local bus to Daraengi Village.Local bus Info: runs 18 times a day / Travel time: 30-40minInquiries: +82-55-864-7101
> Operating Hours: 09:00-17:00
> Admission Fee: FREE