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 ROK - Gwangju
Gwangju National Museum is dedicated to the cultural heritage of Jeollanam Province. Objects from prehistoric times, religious art, pottery, fine celadons and other pieces make up the abundant collection of this museum, which stands in a garden with ..
ROK - Gwangju
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..
880-4, Wolgye-dong, Gwangsan-gu ROK - Gwangju 500-250
20-8, Jisan-Dong, Dong-Gu ROK - Gwangju 501150
Located near Moodeung Mountain, Shinyang Park Hotel Gwangju offers contemporary accommodation, an indoor pool and a fitness centre. Free internet access and free private parking are available. Rooms at Hotel Shinyang Park come with both air-conditio..
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 ..