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Gwangju overview

Nature lovers can visit 5-18 Memorial Park and Pungam Reservoir while in Gwangju. While here, check out other local sights like Kimdaejoong Convention Center and Guus Hiddink Stadium. Whatever your interests are, Gwangju has something for you.

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 Hotels.com 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 Gwangju (KWJ-Gwangju Intl.), 1.8 mi (3 km) from downtown Gwangju. Mokpo (MWX-Muan Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 27.7 mi (44.6 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Gwangju Songjeon Station
  • • Gwangju Station

What to see around Gwangju

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Gwangju Art and Culture Center
  • • Gwangju National Museum
  • • Gwangju Folk Museum
  • • Gwangju Theatre
  • • Nine Gallery
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • 5-18 Memorial Park
  • • Pungam Reservoir
  • • Jungoe Park
  • • Geumnam Park
  • • Ssangam Park
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Kimdaejoong Convention Center
  • • Guus Hiddink Stadium
  • • Yangdong Market
  • • Missionary's House of Wilson
  • • House of Lee Jang-woo

When to visit Gwangju

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 60°F day, 29°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 60°F night
  • • October-December: 76°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.16 inches
  • • April-June: 0.31 inches
  • • July-September: 0.43 inches
  • • October-December: 0.16 inches