Things to see and do - Gwangju
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Gwangju Travel guide
Gwangju : Michelin's recommendations
Gwangju (1.4 million inhabitants) has an ambitious vision for its arts and culture scene, and has met with considerable success: the city hosts the contemporary arts biennale, a major event in Asia, and is the site of the proposed National Asian Culture Complex. A lively and active city, which has determinedly forged ahead after the bloody repressions of the past.
Tourist attractions Gwangju : Things to see and do
114 Bakmulgwan-ro, Maegok-dong, Buk-gu
Gwangju National Museum, whose collection comprise s over 50 000 objects, is reputed for its magnificent celadon ceramics dating from the Goryeo Period (10-11C). Celadon, "cheongja" in Korean, refers to glazed ceramic ware ranging from tran..
The May 18 National Cemetery is the final resting place of demonstrators killed during the military repression organised by General Chun Doo-hwan that started on this fateful date in 1980. It was a bloody repression, in response to Gwangju's steadfas..
638-1 Baegun-Dong, Nam-Gu ROK - Gwangju 503-300
Gwangju Prado Hotel is located in Baegun District, a 20-minute drive from Gwangju Train Station. The hotel features free internet access, a restaurant and a bar. Free parking is available. The air-conditioned rooms come with heating, a cable TV and ..
9-14, Dongnip-ro, Nam-gu ROK - Gwangju 61656
Prince Hotel is situated in Gwangju, 2.3 km from Gwangju World Cup Stadium. Free WiFi is offered and free private parking is available on site. All rooms include a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. Every room has a private bathroom..
1230-1, Chipyeong-dong, Seo-gu ROK - Gwangju 502-827
Located 1.3 km from Kimdaejung Convention Center in Gwangju, Hotel B features free WiFi access and free private parking. Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom fi..