Gwangju

Gwangju is the birthplace of the modern democratic movement in Korea and keeps the history well preserved.

GWANGJU

Gwangju is “Home of the Arts”. Famous artists from this city include: IM Bang-ul, master of Pansori and national singer; Uijae HUH Baek-ryun, master of oriental paintings; JUNG Yul-seong, a modern composer in China; and poet PARK Yong-chul . Inheriting this rich tradition and hosting world-class modern arts and design festivals like Gwangju Biennale and Gwangju Design Biennale, the city is now being reborn as the capital of Korean culture as well as the center of Asian culture. Representative festivals: Fringe Festival, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju Design Biennale, Gwangju Kimchi Festival, LIM Bang-wool Gukak Festival, JEONG Yul-seong International Music Festival

Popular Attractions

Mt. Mudeung
National 5.18
Democratic Cemetery
Sajik Park
Gwangju World Cup Stadium
Daein Art Market
Yangnim-dong Modern History
and Culture & History Village

Interests

THINGS TO DO
FOOD & DRINK
LODGING

Know Before You Go

Travel Tips and Itineraries

Popular Attractions

Mt. Mudeung
National 5.18
Democratic Cemetery
Sajik Park
Gwangju World Cup Stadium
Daein Art Market
Yangnim-dong Modern History
and Culture & History Village

Interests

THINGS TO DO
FOOD & DRINK
LODGING

Know Before You Go

Travel Tips and Itineraries

Interests

THINGS TO DO
FOOD & DRINK
LODGING

Know Before You Go

Travel Tips and Itineraries

Know Before You Go

Travel Tips and Itineraries

Travel Tips and Itineraries