Gwangju Songjeong Station, 1913 Songjeong Station Market Songjeong Station Market is quite a unique place where you can experience the analogue style of a bygone era, as the area has been remodelled and returned to how it appeared in 1913. Recently, the area has grown in popularity after being featured on numerous TV shows; although the area is small, the high concentration of great restaurants in the area means this is a top recommendation for all visitors to the city.
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Sangmu-jigu is a large-scale planned city that was regenerated in the 1990s, and is located near to the Gwangju City Hall and a number of other public institutions. Additionally, the area has numerous restaurants, bars and cafes: in particular, the area known as the Megabox intersection becomes filled with revellers at night time.
The blossoming lotus flowers and the great walking tracks make Uncheon reservoir a very impressive place to visit. Nearby are a number of coffee shops where you can enjoy a cup of tea whilst enjoying the ambiance of the reservoir.
Daein Market, May 18 Democratization Movement Archives, Chungjang-ro Fashion Street. Daein Market is a traditional market which has been revitalized by its transformation into a site where local artists open up their workrooms and paint murals for attendees to enjoy. Every Friday and Saturday evening, from 7pm until 11pm, the night market is opened, with performances and experiential events for visitors. Why not take some pictures with the murals as a backdrop, and buy some souvenirs from the flea market?
The Asia Culture Center is the largest cultural space of its kind in Korea, with a floor area of 161,237 square meters. Research and exchange of Asian culture is conducted at this site, with a variety of different performances and exhibitions held throughout the year. Indeed. the building itself, which rises from below the ground level, is an architectural marvel. Six guided tours of the facility are available daily, beginning at 11am with the last at 5pm, and are offered to everyone for free, just visit the information desk in the Visitors Center.
Mudeungsan National Park is Gwangju’s signature mountain, and is in fact known as Mother’s Mountain in Gwangju due to its gentle nature. Recently, there has been an increase in people visiting the mountain not only for hiking, but for art appreciation. Also of note are the numerous cafes that can be found at the Jeungsimsa Temple Entrance area, which have become popular as dating spots.