Gwangju is the sixth largest city in Korea, and located in the south. Attractions include Mt. Mudeungsan Provincial Park, a popular destination for lovers of the outdoors. Gwangju also hosts several cultural festivals, from the Gwangju Kimchi festival, to the Gwangju Biennale. Gwangju, a part of Jeolla-do province, specializes in gul kkakdugi, a kimchi with a more watery consistency.
WHERE TO EAT
Try all sorts of cuisine in Gwangju.
WHAT TO SEE
From festivals to tourist attractions, there is a lot to see and do.
WHERE TO STAY
See this great list of hotels here.