The Incheon Asiad Main Stadium is one of the venues of the 17th Asian Games Incheon aka XVII Asiad, 2014 scheduled to be held in and around the metropolitan city of Incheon from September 19, 2014 to October 4, 2014. Along with opening and closing ceremonies, the venue will host athletics. The Asiad is managed by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). On April 17, 2007, Incheon was chosen as the venue for the 16-day Asiad 2014. The total number of participants is about 20,000, comprising of 13,000 athletes and officials and 7,000 media from 45 National Olympic Committees (NOC). The operational staff to assist in the seamless workflow will consist of about 30,000 people.
Joo Young, a Korean architect designed the main stadium for the Incheon 2014 Asian Games. Populous, the global architecture firm is building the stadium in collaboration with Heerim Architects and Planners. The chief feature of the stadium is its sustainability. The design configures the main facilities towards the permanent western side, while the temporary seating spaces towards the eastern side. The temporary seating will be removed after the games.
In the beginning of the stadium, you can see the reflections of the traditional Buddhist ritual Seung Moo Dance. It exhibits form and space around active movement. The forces of yin and yang form the nucleus of the architectural design.
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Incheon Asiad Main Stadium Location Map
Facts about Incheon Asiad Main Stadium
- The stadium will have about 61,074 seats for the games, which will be reduced to about 30,000 after the games to provide a community park. This is a fine example of sustainable design.
- Korea is hosting the Asiad for the third time. Previously, the games were held in Seoul in 1986 and Pusan in 2002.
Incheon Asiad Main Stadium location
You can reach the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium from the Incheon International Airport within about 1 hour and 15 minutes by bus and metro.
Address : 378, Yeonhui-dong, Seo-gu, Incheon, South Korea
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium is during the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. After the games are over, the best time to visit Incheon will be from May through September when it experiences nice temperature.
Nearby Hotels & Accommodations
1. Four Season Tourist Hotel
Address : 242-13 Simgok-dong Seo-gu, Incheon
Contact No : +82 32-566-5740
2. Carnegie Park Hotel
Address : 245-3 Simgok-dong Seo-gu, Incheon
Contact No : +82 32-562-0511
3. Choice Tourist Hotel
Address: 245-9 Simgok-dong, Seo-gu, Incheon, South Korea
Contact No : +82 32-564-3832
4. Kozy Korea Guest House
Address: Pinehill Town #401, 609-14 Geomam-Dong, Seo-Gu, 404-844 Incheon
5. Incheon Hotel Capital
Address: 763-7, Gyesan-Dong, Gyeyang-Gu, Incheon
6. Economy Hotel
Address: 967-3 Gyesan 1-dong, Gyeyang-gu, Incheon
7. Hotel Yaja Incheon Seoknam
Address: 5-1, Childheonwang-ro 7beon-gil, Seo-gu, Incheon
Sun Korean Restaurant, CheongDam, Gyeongbokgung, Myungpoom Korea Restaurant, Nokdondang, Songdo Duck, GuiGui Fire Wood, and Daedo Restaurant.
The opening hours of the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium depend upon the scheduled events.
Incheon Asiad Main Stadium Tickets
The price list of the tickets is available at the National Olympic Committee or the authorized ticket resellers..
Which are the famous attractions in the Incheon city?
Incheon Bridge, the Ganghwa area, Jinchon Beach, Minmeoru Beach, Sagot Coast, Dongmak Beach, and Manisan mountain.
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AS20151017Published On: Thursday, July 24th, 2014