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Gwangju

Gwangju is the birthplace of the modern democratic movement in Korea and keeps the history well preserved. Today, Gwangju hosts annual cultural festivals related to both food and art such as Gwangju Biennale, which is held every year from September to November, and Gwangju Kimchi Festival.

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    Wolbongseowon Confucian Academy
    월봉서원
    April 19, 2018
    Wolbongseowon Confucian Academy was built in 1578, the 11th year of King Seonjo to honor Ki Daeseung's study. Address:133, Gwanggok-gil, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju 광주광역시 광산구 광곡길 133 (광산동)
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    Yeongsangang River Culture Pavilion
    영산강문화관
    April 19, 2018
    Yeongsangang River Culture Pavilion provides a variety of educational programs and hands-on events, through which visitors can increase their understanding of Yeongsangang River. Address:573-3, Seungchon-dong, Nam-gu, Gwangju 광주광역시 남구 승촌보길...
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    Uijae Museum of Korean Art
    의재미술관
    April 19, 2018
    The Uijae Museum of Korean Art was established in memory of the famous Korean artist Heo Baekryeon. Address:155, Jeungsimsa-gil, Dong-gu, Gwangju 광주광역시 동구 증심사길 155 (운림동)
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    Ssangam Park
    쌍암공원
    April 19, 2018
    Ssangam Park is located in front of the Gwangju Institute of Science and technology within Cheomdanjigu (the high-technology district) in Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju. Address:39, Cheomdanjungang-ro 182 (baekpalsibi) beon, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju 광주광역시...
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    Sajik Park
    사직공원 - 광주
    April 19, 2018
    Saji Park is well landscaped with various trees and flower beds. Around April 15th every year, cherry blossoms are in full bloom creating a splendid scene. Address:49, Sajik-gil, Nam-gu,...
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    Pungam Reservoir
    풍암저수지
    April 19, 2018
    Pungam Reservoir was originally built in 1956 for agriculture, but was turned into a park in 1999 as part of the pilot program for developing parks nationwide. Address:71-3, Woldeukeopseo-ro,...
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    Owen Memorial Hall
    오웬기념각
    April 19, 2018
    The Owen Monument and Memorial Hall is located inside the Christian College of Nursing to memory missionary Clement Owen who was the first missionary to come to Jeollanam-do Province....
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    Namdo Folk Food Exhibition Room & Honam Cultural Material Pavilion
    남도향토음식박물관•호남문화자료전시관
    April 19, 2018
    Located in Gwangju Metropolitan City, the Namdo Folk Food Museum was established to preserve and promote the folk foods of the Namdo region. Address:477, Seoljuk-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 광주광역시 북구 설죽로...