Fairy Tale Village
Picture Book Lounge
The Picture Book Lounge is a great place to visit, especially if you are bringing young children to Nami Island. In a child-friendly, relaxing atmosphere, kids can immerse themselves in our outstanding book collection.
Nami Island International Picture Book Iillustration Concours
Nami Concours is an international picture book illustration competition sponsored by Nami Island, the venue of Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival. Nami Concours aims to give chance for children’s picture book illustrators to create and present innovative artworks, and thus find a way for illustrators from all over the world to be exposed to an even wider audience.
Nami Island Handicraft Studio
The Nami Island Handicraft Studio was founded in 2001 when activities consisted of basically using an electric kiln to fire a few ceramics. Now the scale and type of activities have increased dramatically and this is truly a studio where creativity is the most important component. The studio is engaged in making ceramics, glassware, wood crafts, dye crafts, and paper crafts.
Nami Island International Children's Book Festival
The Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival was founded in 2005 as one way of Nami Island commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of its greatest inspirations, Hans Christian Andersen. From the inception of this festival, also known as “Nambook,” the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) has played a vital role.
Now Nambook is a biennale and the focus has shifted to the Nami Concours, which is a global competition that invites illustrators from all over the world to submit their works in an effort to promote the field of children’s book illustrations. In 2015 thousands of illustrators submitted their works to Nami Concours, an event which is quickly gaining worldwide recognition.
(International Children's Library)
UNICEF Lounge opened in 2004 to promote to the world that every child has the right to grow up in a safe and inclusive environment. It provides opportunities to experience UNICEF welfare promotion for children such as ‘Share a Pump’. In December 2010, Naminara Republic, Nami Island, was designated a UNICEF Child Friendly Park. This was a first for Korea and only the 14th park in the world to receive such a designation.
Yu Qing Cheng's Happy Garden Sculpture GalleryYu Qing Cheng's Happy Garden Sculpture Gallery The rustic, yet utterly appealing sculptures focused mainly on mothers and their children are some of the highlights of the work of Yu Qing Cheng. Mr Qing Cheng has pioneered a highly individualistic and creative artistic world vecoming one of China's representative artists. He received the honorary title of "Pioneer In Folk Arts" from the Chinese Ministry of Culture in 1998, was designated "Master of Folk Arts" and awarded the title of "International Art Master" by UNESCO (United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization) at the age of 52. His art work is very populat with Nami Island's many visitors, in fact Mr. Yu's sculptures bring smiles to everyone who sees them.
Pyeonghwarang GalleryPyeonghwarang Gallery is named after Peace Story original work exhibition which was held for the 5th Nami Island International Children's Book Festival. Diverse and creative exhibition of characteristic artists is held 365days a year.
Nami Concours GalleryNami Concours Gallery is a multipurpose art gallery that leads us to an imaginary trip through fairy tales. Winning works of NAMI CONCOURS 2021, the biggest international illustration in Asia, are on display with the use of space, sound, light and movement.
Andersen Picture Book CenterAndersen Picture Book Center is a multifunctioning cultural space established in 2003 in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen's birth. Books donated by International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), the host organization of Hans Christian Andersen Awards, are archived for research and display.
The Song Museum
The Song Museum hosts an exhibition room for korean pop music, multi-purpose room(Magic Hall), and outdoor music stage, swing cafe, rest area and more. The museum provides visitors wirh the chance to experience korean pop music by providing a better understanding of its history through the pictures, memorabilia and songs of the most famous Korean singers. The Song Museum also plays host to exhibitions, fairs, and concerts.
(The Liu Collection of World Musical Instruments)
Liu Hong-Jun is a Chinese multi-instrumentalist, composer, and instruments of the world. Liu is ensuring that the music of the silk Road lives on by successfully leading the effort to reproduce ancient instruments of the Shosoin Treasure House in Todai-ji Temple, Japan and founding the Tempyo Gafu ensemble which perform on authentic reproductions of traditional instrument. In 2008, instruments reproduced or collected by Liu were donated to serve as the founding collection of Liuseum. Along with those instrument reproduced from the Shosoin Treasure House collection, there are now over 300 ethnic instruments on display for visitors to learn about and appreciate here at The Liu Collection of World Musical Instruments.
Place : The Song Museum B1
Nami Island was designated the 14th UNICEF Child-Friendly Park in the world and the first in Korea. Unchi Garden, located next to UNICEF Lounge, is a special playground for kids dedicated to encouraging fun and creativity.
Make your trip to Nami Island even more special, and have fun with your canine at Together Park. At Together Park, canines can run freely and enjoy their times without a leash.
※ Subject to change during rainy, extremely hot or cold weather.
Nami Friends Parade
Enjoy the Friends Parade in the woods of Nami Island all year round. You can meet our Nami Friends, including Snowman and animals such as flying squirrel, peacock, and duck.
※ Subject to change during rainy, extremely hot or cold weather.
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※Zip-wire operation may cease without prior notice due to bad weather. (rain, snow, heavy winds, etc)
Forest Adventure TreeGo & TreeCoaster
A Wide range of adventure facilities are newly-built on Nami Island, designed for thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies! Activities such as Zip-line, trampolines, swings, and barrels offer a fun and exciting experience for adults and children. Diverse courses allow you to move from tree to tree in the forest.
The most frequent question we received from guests when they arrive is "where can we rent a bike?" That makes sense since a bike is the best way to see the island. It takes about one hour to ride around the circumference of the island or you can enjoy q leisurely tour to the island's major attractions on your bike. The Bike Center is located in the center of the island between UNICEF Lounge and Unchi Garden.
Unicef Charity Train
The UNICEF Charity Train runs between the entrance of The Song Museum to the central station in the island's main square.
Story Tour Bus
If you're pressed for time, or simply want to get a quick overview of Nami Island before you plan your day, taking a tour around the Island in one of our Story Tour Bus is a great option. The cars depart from a station located right in front of where you disembark from the ferry on Nami Island.