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Day 1

(Gwangju)
How to get to the recommended courses

- 3 hours by KTX from Yongsan to Gwangju Station, 2 hours from Yongsan to Gwangju Songjeong Station, and 20 minutes by bus from Gwangju Station to Gwangju Art Street
- From Gwangju Airport by subway - about 40min, 30min by car

Introduce Asian Culture Complex
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38, Munhwajeondang-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju

The biggest cultural space in Asia has been created inside the
city to play a role similar to an oasis in dessert.
Asian Culture Complex is a multi-cultural facility where
exchange of Asian culture and creation, exhibition,
distribution of contents happen. Architectural concept of
‘Forest of Light’is composed of rooftop garden and a unique
layout of underground building that visitors come to enjoy.
Variety of Asian culture can be experienced and enjoyed such
as the cultural performance, exhibition, library park, and etc.
at various corners inside the 158,678㎡ floor space.

"국립아시아문화전당 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Introduce Asian Culture Complex?

"국립아시아문화전당 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주광역시 동구 문화전당로 38 입니다." Please go to Introduce Asian Culture Complex. It is located at 38, Munhwajeondang-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju.

"국립아시아문화전당은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Introduce Asian Culture Complex?

"국립아시아문화전당(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주광역시 동구 문화전당로 38 입니다." Please go to Introduce Asian Culture Complex. It is located at 38, Munhwajeondang-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju.

Travel TIP

● Address : 38, Munhwajeondang-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju
● Operating Hours :
Tues-Sunday 10:00 ~ 18:00 (Mondays closed)
Wednesday 10:00 ~ 21:00
Saturday 10:00 ~ 17:00
● Admission Fee : free (excludes concerts/exhibitions)
● For Inquiries : 1899-5566

Travel TIP

● Address : 38, Munhwajeondang-ro, Dong-gu, Gwangju
● Operating Hours :
Tues-Sunday 10:00 ~ 18:00 (Mondays closed)
Wednesday 10:00 ~ 21:00
Saturday 10:00 ~ 17:00
● Admission Fee : free (excludes concerts/exhibitions)
● For Inquiries : 1899-5566

1 Km, 3minutes Walk 200m to the left from Asian Culture Complex entrance→ turn left from the intersection, and walk 200m from the first alley. → enter Yesul-gil (Art Street) Bus
Gwangju Art Street
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24, Yesul-gil, Dong-gu, Gwangju

Known locally as simply “the Art Street,” this area is packed with galleries, workshops, and art supply stores, where paintings, pottery, antique furniture, and artwork can be found. Visitors can also enjoy looking for fun and colorfully-tiled murals hidden throughout the alleyways. The “Art Day” event, held every fourth Saturday of the month, offers visitors the chance to participate in art auctions, purchase handicrafts and snacks at the cultural market, and enjoy all kinds of creative performances.

"광주 예술의 거리 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gwangju Art Street?

"광주 예술의 거리 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주시 동구 예술길 24 입니다." Please go to Gwangju Art Street. It is located at 24, Yesul-gil, Dong-gu, Gwangju.

"광주 예술의 거리은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gwangju Art Street?

"광주 예술의 거리(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주시 동구 예술길 24 입니다." Please go to Gwangju Art Street. It is located at 24, Yesul-gil, Dong-gu, Gwangju.

Travel TIP

● Address : 24 (Gung-dong), Yesul-gil, Dong-gu, Gwangju
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-62-613-3430,3431 (Gwangju Art Street Gwangju City Hall Manager)

Travel TIP

● Address : 24 (Gung-dong), Yesul-gil, Dong-gu, Gwangju
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-62-613-3430,3431 (Gwangju Art Street Gwangju City Hall Manager)

6.9 Km, 30minutes Take Songam Bus 47 at Gwangju Art Street Entrance Stop → get off at World Cup Stadium Stop → walk 70m to Gwangju World Cup Stadium Bus
Gwangju World Cup Stadium
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240, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Originally one of the stadiums for the 2002 World Cup, this was where the Korean national soccer team, led by Guus Hiddink, beat the Spanish team and moved on to the quarter finals. In 2015, it will be the main stadium for the 2015 Gwangju Universiade. With the addition of sports facilities and stages, the stadium has also frequently hosted large concerts.

"광주월드컵경기장 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gwangju World Cup Stadium?

"광주월드컵경기장 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주시 서구 금화로 240 입니다." Please go to Gwangju World Cup Stadium. It is located at 240, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju.

"광주월드컵경기장은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gwangju World Cup Stadium?

"광주월드컵경기장(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주시 서구 금화로 240 입니다." Please go to Gwangju World Cup Stadium. It is located at 240, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju.

Travel TIP

● Address : 240, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju(Poongam-dong)
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Inquiries/Information: +82-62-604-2612

Travel TIP

● Address : 240, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju(Poongam-dong)
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Inquiries/Information: +82-62-604-2612

7.7 Km, 40minutes Take Songam Bus 47 at Yeomju Gymnasium Stop → make a transfer and take Yongbong Bus 83 at Gwangju Regional Meteorological Administration Stop → get off at Biennale Exhibition Entrance Stop → walk 120m Bus
Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall
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111, Biennale-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju

This is the main exhibition hall for the world-renowned art exhibition, the Gwangju Biennale, and the Gwangju Design Biennale. Every year for two months in the fall, contemporary and experimental works of art are displayed at the Biennale Exhibition Hall. Large sculptures, dance and theater performances, along with various other events are also featured outside the exhibition hall.

"광주비엔날레 전시관 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall?

"광주비엔날레 전시관 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주시 북구 비엔날레로 111 입니다." Please go to Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall. It is located at 111, Biennale-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju.

"광주비엔날레 전시관은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall?

"광주비엔날레 전시관(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 광주시 북구 비엔날레로 111 입니다." Please go to Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall. It is located at 111, Biennale-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju.

Travel TIP

● Address : 111(Yongdong-dong), Biennale-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
● Entrance fee : Year 2014 ref.
- Adult(age 19~64) 14,000 won
- Student(age 13~18) 6,000 won
- Children(age 4~12) 4,000 won
- Exhibition Period All-Pass : Adult 30,000 won, Student 20,000 won, Children 10,000 won
● Contact : +82-62-608-4222
● Homepage :http://www.gwangjubiennale.org/eng/

Travel TIP

● Address : 111(Yongdong-dong), Biennale-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju
● Entrance fee : Year 2014 ref.
- Adult(age 19~64) 14,000 won
- Student(age 13~18) 6,000 won
- Children(age 4~12) 4,000 won
- Exhibition Period All-Pass : Adult 30,000 won, Student 20,000 won, Children 10,000 won
● Contact : +82-62-608-4222
● Homepage :http://www.gwangjubiennale.org/eng/

Day 2

(Mokpo, Haenam, Jindo)
Gatbawi Culture Town
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Yonghae-dong, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do

Located parallel to Mokpo’s landmark Gatbawi Rock, the culture town is home to the best observatory viewing the beautiful sea of Mokpo. The National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage, Mokpo Natural History Museum, and Mokpo Ceramic Livingware Museum are gathered here, and visitors can have a range of exciting experiences and enjoy various exhibits.

"갓바위문화타운 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gatbawi Culture Town?

"갓바위문화타운 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 목포시 용해동 입니다." Please go to Gatbawi Culture Town. It is located at Yonghae-dong, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do.

"갓바위문화타운은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Gatbawi Culture Town?

"갓바위문화타운(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 목포시 용해동 입니다." Please go to Gatbawi Culture Town. It is located at Yonghae-dong, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do.

Travel TIP

● Address : 166-1, Namnong -ro, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do
● Operating hours : 9:00~18:00 (Mondays, New Years closed)
● Contact : +82-61-273-0536(Gatbawi Rock Culture Town Tour Information Center)

Travel TIP

● Address : 166-1, Namnong -ro, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do
● Operating hours : 9:00~18:00 (Mondays, New Years closed)
● Contact : +82-61-273-0536(Gatbawi Rock Culture Town Tour Information Center)

48.9 Km, 60minutes Take tax → Daebul-ro → Gwangwang leisure-ro → Gongnyong-daero → get off at Uhangri Dinosaur Museum (taxi fare 50,000 won) Bus
Uhangni Dinosaur Museum
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234, Dinosaur Museum-gil, Hwangsan-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do

Uhang-ri is the only dinosaur fossil site in the world where fossils of dinosaur, pterodactyl, and bird footprints were found in one fault. In the Dinosaur Museum established to preserve and study the fossil site, you can see Jobaria, a huge dinosaur shown for the first time in Korea and for the third time in the world as well as the genuine whole body fossil of Allosaurus, which is exhibited for the first time in Asia.

"우항리 공룡박물관 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Uhangni Dinosaur Museum?

"우항리 공룡박물관 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 해남군 황산면 공룡박물관길 234 입니다." Please go to Uhangni Dinosaur Museum. It is located at 234, Dinosaur Museum-gil, Hwangsan-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do.

"우항리 공룡박물관은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Uhangni Dinosaur Museum?

"우항리 공룡박물관(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 해남군 황산면 공룡박물관길 234 입니다." Please go to Uhangni Dinosaur Museum. It is located at 234, Dinosaur Museum-gil, Hwangsan-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do.

Travel TIP

● Address: 234, Gongnyongbangmulgwan-gil, Hwangsan-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do (191byeon-ji, Uhang-ri)
● Operating hours : 09:00~18:00 (Mondays closed)
● Entrance fee
- Adult(19 over ~64 under) 3,000 won
- Student(13 over~18 under) 2,000 won
- Children(5 over~ 12 under) 1,500 won
● Contact : +82-61-530-5323~4(Uhangri Dinosaur Fossil Natural Historic Monument Management Office)
● Homepage : http://uhangridinopia.haenam.go.kr/eng/

Travel TIP

● Address: 234, Gongnyongbangmulgwan-gil, Hwangsan-myeon, Haenam-gun, Jeollanam-do (191byeon-ji, Uhang-ri)
● Operating hours : 09:00~18:00 (Mondays closed)
● Entrance fee
- Adult(19 over ~64 under) 3,000 won
- Student(13 over~18 under) 2,000 won
- Children(5 over~ 12 under) 1,500 won
● Contact : +82-61-530-5323~4(Uhangri Dinosaur Fossil Natural Historic Monument Management Office)
● Homepage : http://uhangridinopia.haenam.go.kr/eng/

41.6 Km, 60minutes Take taxi → Jindo-daero→ Hwadong-gil→ get off at Jindo Sinbiuibadat-gil (taxi fare 43,000 won) Bus
Jindo Mysterious Sea Route
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Mysterious Sea Route, Heodong-ri, Gogun-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do

This Mysterious Sea Route is well-known as the Korean version of “the Miracle of Moses” in the world. Every April and July, a sea route about 28km long and 40m wide appear for one hour. Thus, every year, about one million domestic and overseas tourists visit and experience this sea route.

"진도 신비의 바닷길 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Jindo Mysterious Sea Route?

"진도 신비의 바닷길 (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 진도군 고군면 신비의바닷길 입니다." Please go to Jindo Mysterious Sea Route. It is located at Mysterious Sea Route, Heodong-ri, Gogun-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do.

"진도 신비의 바닷길은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Jindo Mysterious Sea Route?

"진도 신비의 바닷길(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 진도군 고군면 신비의바닷길 입니다." Please go to Jindo Mysterious Sea Route. It is located at Mysterious Sea Route, Heodong-ri, Gogun-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do.

Travel TIP

● Address : 74, Sinbiuibadat-gil, Gogun-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-61-540-3428
● Homepage : http://miracleseaeng.jindo.go.kr/

Travel TIP

● Address : 74, Sinbiuibadat-gil, Gogun-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do
● Operating hours : open all year round
● Entrance fee : free
● Contact : +82-61-540-3428
● Homepage : http://miracleseaeng.jindo.go.kr/

32.5 Km, 50minutes Take taxi → Jindo-daero → Jindohang-gil → get off at Paengmokhang Port (taxi fare 34,000 won) Bus
Jodo Islands
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Yeomi-ri, Jodo-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do

Jodo Islands in south of Jindo Island boast of the fantastic landscape of the sea where 154 islands are gathered. The scenery of the jade-colored sea dotted with small islands like a steppingstone is a magnificent view you can see only in Dadohae. The Dorisan Observatory is the best spot since you can have a magnificent view of Jodo Islands.

"조도군도(도리산전망대) 은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Jodo Islands?

"조도군도(도리산전망대) (으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 진도군 조도면 여미리 입니다." Please go to Jodo Islands. It is located at Yeomi-ri, Jodo-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do.

"조도군도(도리산전망대)은/는 어떻게 가야 하나요?" How do I get to Jodo Islands?

"조도군도(도리산전망대)(으)로 가주세요. 이곳의 주소는 전라남도 진도군 조도면 여미리 입니다." Please go to Jodo Islands. It is located at Yeomi-ri, Jodo-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do.

Travel TIP

● Address : 54, Jodo-daero, Jodo-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do (Jodo-myeon)
● Duration : 40min from Paengmokhang Port
● Price : Paengmokhang - Changyu one-way 4,200 won
● Contact : +82-61-542-3771(Jodo box office), +82-61-5445353 (Jindo box office)

Travel TIP

● Address : 54, Jodo-daero, Jodo-myeon, Jindo-gun, Jeollanam-do (Jodo-myeon)
● Duration : 40min from Paengmokhang Port
● Price : Paengmokhang - Changyu one-way 4,200 won
● Contact : +82-61-542-3771(Jodo box office), +82-61-5445353 (Jindo box office)

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