Sometimes getting lost is an awesome way to truly discover a new and unfamiliar place. That being said, it's always a good idea to research a couple of key things about your destination before you head off. Read on for a few Gwangju tips and tricks.
To help you get your bearings, Gwangju lies 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of the noteworthy city of Jeonju.
Ready to meet some of the locals? 1,400,000 people call this part of Gwangsan-gu home.
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If you're the sort of traveler who would rather spend all their time exploring the area, a swanky suite may not be for you. Some fantastic budget options are the Pedro's House - Hostel and the OxbloodK.
It's time for some awesome adventures in Gwangju. Once you've left Muan International Airport (MWX), the downtown area will be just 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast.
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If you're after a ride from Muan International Airport, unfortunately, there aren't any car rental outlets at the terminal. You'll need to find another way to journey into town, 30 miles (48 kilometers) away.
Make sure to check out the fantastic program of exhibits, art courses and music shows proudly offered by Gwangju Art and Culture Center.
Seeking some more ideas?
If you're hoping to find a venue that offers excellent services, you should look into Kimdaejoong Convention Center. You'll be pleased to know that there are hotels, cafes and restaurants in the neighborhood.
And that's not all.
For a truly moving experience, make your way to 5-18 Memorial Park.
Hampyeong is adored by adventurers. It can be found 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Gwangju, and you won't have to look far to find things to do. Begin diving into the culture and character of the region at the Bulgapsa Temple. If you're itching to find out more, check out Gaetbeol Art Museum and Hampyeong Ecological Park too. Located 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, Sunchang is one more nearby destination. When you come here, make time to check out the Gangcheonsa Temple, the Sunchang Traditional Paste Museum and Gudam Village.
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