Hotels in Gwangju, South Korea

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Gwangju overview

You can take in the local culture of Gwangju at Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art and Gyeonggi Ceramic Museum. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Ski World at Konjiam Resort and Yulbom Botanical Garden. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Gwangju.

Where to stay in Gwangju

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Gwangju has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Gwangju with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Gwangju hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Gwangju hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Gwangju

Fly in to Seoul (GMP-Gimpo Intl.), 29.2 mi (47.1 km) from downtown Gwangju. Wonju (WJU) is the next closest major airport, 36.7 mi (59.1 km) away.

What to see around Gwangju

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art
  • • Gyeonggi Ceramic Museum
  • • Traditional Food Town around Namhansanseong Fortress
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Ski World at Konjiam Resort
  • • Yulbom Botanical Garden

When to visit Gwangju

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 14°F night
  • • April-June: 82°F day, 37°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 52°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.12 inches
  • • April-June: 0.24 inches
  • • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • • October-December: 0.16 inches