Have you ever visited Pohang on vacation? Pohang is a city located on the sea and is known as one of Korea's famous resorts frequented by tourists. There are many famous tourist attractions in Pohang, but are you familiar with Pohang's Space Walk? Or have you ever experienced the Pohang Space Walk?
Pohang Space Walk has an interesting exterior design, and I think it will be even more fun if you actually visit and experience it. Due to the unique appearance of Pohang Spacewalk, it has become a landmark of Pohang and is one of the places frequently visited by tourists. If you look at tourist photos, you will often see the beautiful scenery of Pohang Space Walk. So, this time we introduce Pohang Space Walk to you, and if you have the opportunity, we recommend you visit Pohang Space Walk!
Introduction to Pohang Space Walk
Pohang Space Walk is a unique sculpture located in Hwanhwa Park, Buk-gu, Pohang. Space Walk was designed by the famous German sculptor Thomas Scharfenberg, and was constructed and donated by POSCO. The Space Walk consists of roller coaster-shaped stairs, with a total of 717 stairs. The space walk is 24.6m high and 333m long. If you go up the Space Walk, you can enjoy the beautiful sea and mountains of Pohang and the night view of Pohang Steel Works.
Admission to Space Walk is free, and operating hours are 10 AM to 8 PM on weekdays and 10 AM to 9 PM on weekends. Space Walk is limiting simultaneous capacity to 150 people to prevent COVID-19, so there may be waiting times on weekends. When using Space Walk, please do not bring high heels, food, dogs, etc., and please note that children under 110cm tall are not allowed to enter. Space Walk is Pohang's new landmark and symbol of culture and art, and is loved by many tourists.
The scenery you can see from SpaceWalk is diverse and beautiful. Space Walk is a glass-floored walking path installed over the sea, allowing you to enjoy the view of the sea and sky at a glance. The scenery that can be seen varies depending on the location and type of the space walk, but generally has the following characteristics.
From Space Walk, you can see a wonderful view of the blue of the sea and the clearness of the sky. It gives you the thrill and feeling of walking on the sea. Under the glass floor, you can see sea life and fisheye ships. Additionally, the floor of the Space Walk is made of transparent special glass, so you can experience the blue light of the sea and the fisheye line reflected on the glass floor.
At Space Walk, you can enjoy both the natural scenery and cityscape around Space Walk. The special terrain, coastline, hills and mountains, pensions and pool villas where Space Walk is located further enhance the scenery of Space Walk. In SpaceWalk, the feel of the scenery changes depending on the time of day and night, or sunset and sunrise. You can enjoy a variety of experiences, from watching the sun rise or set to the beauty of the starry night sky.
Reason for popularity
Space Walk is a unique and creative experiential sculpture that allows you to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Pohang while climbing roller coaster-shaped stairs. The view of the sea, mountains, and city from Space Walk provides a special experience that cannot be found anywhere else.
Space Walk was designed by world-renowned artist Thomas Scharfenberg, constructed and donated by POSCO, and used steel products produced at a domestic steel mill. Space Walk is also a work that contains the history and culture of Pohang's steel industry.
Space Walk is free to enter and is open at night so you can visit at various times. Space Walk is limiting the number of people allowed at one time to prevent COVID-19, so there may be waiting times on weekends. When using Space Walk, please do not bring high heels, food, dogs, etc., and please note that children under 110cm tall are not allowed to enter.
Space Walk is Pohang's new landmark and symbol of culture and art, and is loved by many tourists. Space Walk also contributes to revitalizing the local economy by linking with nearby tourist attractions such as Yeongildae Beach. Space Walk was modeled after the original Tiger and Turtle Magic Mountain in Anger Park in Duisburg, Germany. This work revived the city, which had declined due to the closure of the steel mill, into a tourist city. Pohang also hopes to secure new tourism resources through Space Walk.
Pohang Space Walk is receiving a lot of attention and love as a new tourist attraction in Pohang. If you visit Pohang, be sure to experience Space Walk!