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Four Seasons of Mudeung Mountain 5.18 Square and the Night View of Chungjang-ro The Sunrise of Sajik Park Enjoying the Moon at World Cup Stadium Binwoldang and Fog on the Hwangnyong River Pochung Temple and Daechon Plain The Night View of Jatgogae The Culture Promenade of Jungoe Park


  Four Seasons of Mudeung Mountain

5.18 Square and the Night View of Chungjang-ro
The spirit of the southern region shines through Mt. Mudeung, a mountain 1,187m above sea level, displaying various faces as the seasons change. Royal azaleas and azalea blossoms of light pink in spring and the fresh flowing water of the valley streams in summer attract people who are weary of city life. Beautiful plants in great abundance in the fall and snowflakes in winter create a scene from an enchanting oriental painting.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take Jiwon #151 at Gwangju Station and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Taxi Around 25 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take Jiwon #25 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Taxi Around 25 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus Take Songjeong #39 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangju Jaeil High School. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Take Ilgok #38 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangcheon Terminal. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Take Songjeong #19 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangju Jaeil High School. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Take Sangmu #62 at Airport Entrance and get off at Seongwang School Entrance. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Take Songam #73 at Airport Entrance and get off at korea Association of Health Promotion. Transfer to Jiwon #152 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Take Songjeong #99 at Airport Entrance and get off at Baekun Post Office. Transfer to Jiwon #152 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Take Ilgok #38 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangcheon Terminal. Transfer to Jiwon #151 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple
Taxi Around 45 minutes


  5.18 Square and the Night View of Chungjang-ro

5.18 Square and the Night View of Chungjang-ro
The 5.18 Square, where a mass struggle took place against foreign powers and dictatorship, symbolizes the spirit of Gwangju - democracy, freedom, and justice. Chungjangno is the center of fashion and shopping full of vitality and dazzling neon signs; it attracts people from all over the country.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take Geumnam #55 at Gwangju Station and get off at Culture & Art Center.
Taxi Around 5 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take #1187 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Culture & Art Center.
Taxi Around 15 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus Take Songam #73 and get off at Yeomju Sageori. Transfer to Songam #74 and get off at Culture & Art Center.
Take Ilgok #38 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangcheon Terminal. Transfer to #1187 and get off at Culture & Art Center.
Taxi Around 30 minutes


  The Sunrise of Sajik Park

The Sunrise of Sajik Park
A variety of trees and flowering plants are a source of pride for Sajik Park, the first park laid out in Gwangju. An octagonal pavilion serves as an observation platform from which you can get a view of the whole city. In spring, cherry blossoms are in full bloom at the gate to the park. The shade of the locust trees in spring and the scarlet-tinged leaves in the fall enchant visitors. You may want to go for a walk down a winding mountain path. In the park the sunrise on Mudeung Mountain presents a grand spectacle.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take Jinwol #07 at Gwangju Station and Get off at Hyanggyo Entrance.
Taxi Around 5 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take Jiwon #152 at Shinsegae Department Store and Get off at H yanggyo Entrance.
Taxi Around 10 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus - Take Songjeong #39 at Airport Entrance and transfer to Jinwol #07 and Get off at Hyanggyo Entrance.
- Take Songjeong #19 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangju Jaeil High School. Transfer to Jinwol #07 and Get off at Hyanggyo Entrance.
Taxi Around 25 minutes


  Enjoying the Moon at World Cup Stadium

Enjoying the Moon at World Cup Stadium
Gwangju World Cup Stadium was designed in an environmentally friendly way in harmony with the green surroundings. FIFA has called it “the most beautiful stadium.” In order to commemorate Korea’s advancement to the 2002 World Cup semifinals, World Cup Sagangno (street) and a monument have been set up around the stadium. Enjoying the Moon at the stadium will touch your heart.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus - Take Jiwon #151 at Gwangju Station and get off at Gwangju High School. Transfer to Pungam #06 and get off at World Cup Stadium.
- Take Songjeong #98 at Gwangju Station and get off at Gwangju High School. Transfer to Pungam #06 and get off at World Cup Stadium.
Taxi Around 10 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take Songam #47, Pungam #26, or Pungam #16 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at World Cup Stadium.
Taxi Around 5 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus Take Cheomdan #20 at Airport Entrance and get off at World Cup Stadium.
Taxi Around 15 minutes


  Binwoldang and Fog on the Hwangnyong River

Bingwoldang is a lecture hall in Wolbongseowon (a private school) that produced famous scholars and eminent statesmen during the Joseon dynasty, including Gidaeseung, Baksang, Baksun, Gimjangsaeng, Gimjib, and others. Bingwoldang is surrounded by a thick forest of pine trees, offering tranquility to visitors.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take Imgok #89 at Gwangju Station and get off at Wolbong Seowon Entrance.
Taxi Around 30 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take Imgok #89 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Wolbong Seowon Entrance.
Taxi Around 25 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus Take Cheomdan #20 at Airport Entrance and get off at the west side of Heukseok Sageori.
Transfer to Imgok #89 an get off at Wolbong Seowon Entrance.
Taxi Around 20 minutes


The Hwangnyong River, which joins the Yeongsan River, provides a good habitat for protected birds, such as gray and white herons. In particular, the wet fog of the Hwangnyong River creates an mystic and captivating atmosphere.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take #1187 at Gwangju Station and get off at Jungheung 1-dong Community Service Center. Transfer to Ilgok #38 and get off at Songsan Recreational Park.
Taxi Around 30 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take Ilgok #38 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Songsan Recreational Park.
Taxi Around 30 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus Take Ilgok #38 or Songjeong #19 at Airport Entrance and get off at Songsan Recreational Park
Taxi Around 15 minutes


  Pochung Temple and Daechon Plain

Pochung Temple and Daechon Plain
Pochung temple was built to praise Go Gyeong-Myeong and his two sons who gathered 7,000 patriotic soldiers when the 1592 Japanese invasion of Korea took place. Immortalized forever, they died in the Battle of Geumsan. You can experience the culture of the region by visiting the theme park of Gossaum (farmers’ play) in the Daechon Plain.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take Jinwol #07 at Gwangju Station and get off at Daeseong Girls’ High School. Transfer to Daechon #70 and get off at Pochung Temple.
Taxi Around 35 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus - Take Cheomdan #30 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Baekun Square. Transfer to Daechon #170 and get off at Pochung Temple.
- Take Cheomdan #30 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Baekun Square. Transfer to Sonjeong #99 and get off at Pochung Temple.
Taxi Around 30 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus Take Songjeong #99 at Airport Entrance and get off at Pochung Temple.
Taxi Around 30 minutes


  The Night View of Jatgogae

The Night View of Jatgogae
Jatgogae is the gateway to Mudeung Mountain in Gwangju. After following the curving switchbacks up from Sansu Ogeori, you will get to a place 205m above sea level. There, you will get a chance to see the beautiful view of the whole city. The view is especially charming at night. The floating lights and neon signs present a sight you will never forget.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take Jiwon #151 at Gwangju Station and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Taxi Around 25 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take Jiwon #25 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Taxi Around 25 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus - Take Songjeong #39 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangju Jaeil High School. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
- Take Ilgok #38 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangcheon Terminal. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
- Take Songjeong #19 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangju Jaeil High School. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
- Take Sangmu #62 at Airport Entrance and get off at Seongwang School Entrance. Transfer to Cheomdan #09 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
- Take Songam #73 at Airport Entrance and get off at korea Association of Health Promotion. Transfer to Jiwon #152 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
- Take Songjeong #99 at Airport Entrance and get off at Baekun Post Office. Transfer to Jiwon #152 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
- Take Ilgok #38 at Airport Entrance and get off at Gwangcheon Terminal. Transfer to Jiwon #151 and get off at Hak-dong Jeungshim Temple.
Taxi Around 45 minutes


  The Culture Promenade of Jungoe Park

The Culture Promenade of Jungoe Park
Jungoe Park, located in Nadeulmok-gil, Seogwangju, is a popular recreation area thanks to its beautiful natural setting.
This park is where the Gwangju Biennale and the Gwangju Kimchi Festival are held.
In addition, the park’s scarlet maple leaves are famous in the fall.


Directions
From Gwangju
Station
City Bus Take Geumnam #58 at Gwangju Station and get off at Culture & Art Center.
Taxi Around 10 minutes
From Gwangju
Bus Terminal
City Bus Take Munheung #48 at Gwangcheon Terminal and get off at Culture & Art Center back gate.
Taxi Around 7 minutes
From Gwangju
Airport
City Bus Take Cheomdan #20 at Airport Entrance and get off at Wolgok Ilshin Apartment. Transfer to Munheung #18 and get off at Culture & Art Center.
Taxi Around 30 minutes