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Gwangju overview

Whatever your interests are, Gwangju has something for you. You can easily spend a relaxing day in Gwangju visiting 5-18 Memorial Park and Jungoe Park. While here, check out other sights like Kimdaejoong Convention Center and Guus Hiddink Stadium.

Where to stay in Gwangju

A welcoming city for all, Gwangju has a variety of hotels and other lodging options. There are 43 hotels in Gwangju and you can shop as many as 20 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices as low as 16 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Gwangju as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 5 4-star hotels from 55 USD per night
  • • 37 3-star hotels from 36 USD per night
  • • 3 2-star hotels from 16 USD per night

How to get to Gwangju

Fly into Gwangju (KWJ-Gwangju Intl.), 1.8 mi (3 km) from the heart of Gwangju. Mokpo (MWX-Muan Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 27.7 mi (44.6 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Gwangju Songjeon Station (2.9 mi/4.7 km from the city center)
  • • Gwangju Station (4.1 mi/6.6 km from the city center)

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
Recommended places to see include:
  • • Kimdaejoong Convention Center
  • • 5-18 Memorial Park
  • • Guus Hiddink Stadium
  • • Pungam Reservoir
  • • Gwangju Art and Culture Center

When to visit Gwangju

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some typical temperatures so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

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