Floating island

The Floating island are in the near of the Banpo Bridge and is the nation’s first artificial island that floats on the surface of the Hangang River. On the island there are three buildings with different themed islets. The names of the islets are Visat, Viva and Terra and they have different function.

They first, Vista, has the shape of a blooming flower and it is a multi-functional cultural facility, which is used as venue for performance, international conferences, exhibitions and so forth. The second building, Viva, looks like a flower bud and is used as event zone including Beat Square. The third and last, Terra; takes the form of a seed. Here you find water sport facilities and outdoor garden. You can also take some pictures of the hang river.

Around the Floating Island are LED lights, which are used to feature a fantastic night view and to illuminate the buildings. Between May and August the Banpo Bridge is a big spectacle, because for an hour the illuminate the bride, play classic music and water is coming out of the sides of the bridge.


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