Korea, South – Gwangju, Jeolla (Jeonju, Muan)

VISITED BY: 251 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Baekje Historic Areas
  • Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites
  • Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea
  • Seowon, Confucian Academies of Korea
 Tentative WHS
  • Kangjingun Kiln Sites (01/09/1994)
  • Naganeupseong, Town Fortress and Village (11/03/2011)
  • Salterns (11/01/2010)
  • Sites of fossilized dinosaurs throughout the Southern seacoast (25/01/2002)
  • Southwestern Coast Tidal Flats (11/01/2010)
  • Stone Buddhas and Pagodas at Hwasun Unjusa Temple
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Boseong Green Tea Field
  • Jeungdo Salt Farm
  • Naganeupseong Folk Village, Suncheon
 Islands
  • Dolsando
  • Jindo
  • Wando
 Borders
  • South Korea (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Cholla-Namdo province southwest peninsula
 Cities of Asia and Oceania
  • Gunsan
  • Gwangju
  • Gwangyang
  • Iksan
  • Jeongeup
  • Jeonju
  • Mokpo
  • Suncheon
  • Yeosu
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Boseong
  • Damyang
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Gwangju
 Airports
  • Gunsan (KUV)
  • Gwangju (KWJ)
  • Muan (MWX)
  • Yeosu (RSU)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Gwangju Metro
  • Seomjin River Train
  • South Korea Intercity Railway Experience (not KTX)
 Museums
  • Gunsan: Gunsan Modern History Museum
  • Gwangju: Folk Museum
  • Gwangju: Gwangju Museum of Art
  • Gwangju: National Museum
  • Jeonju: Hanji Museum
  • Mokpo: Modern History Museum
 Religious Temples
  • Gimje: Geumsansa
  • Gokseong-gun: Taeansa Temple
  • Gurye: Hwaeomsa
  • Hwasun County: Unjusa Temple
  • Jeongeup: Naejangsa Temple
  • Jinan: Tapsa temple
  • Osan Mountain: Saseongam
  • Sunchang-gun: Gangcheonsa Temple
  • Suncheon: Seonamsa
  • Suncheon: Songgwangsa
  • Yeosu: Hyangiram
 World of Nature
  • Dadohaehaesang
  • Mudeungsan
 Festivals
  • 7080 Chungjang Recollection Festival, Gwangju
  • Gangjin Celadon Festival
  • Gimje Horizon Festival
  • Gwangju Kimchi Festival, Gwangju
  • Jindo Miracle Sea Road Festival
 Experiences
  • Bodhi Day
  • Chuseok (Mid-Autumn Festival)
  • Drink makgeolli (rice wine) with locals
  • Experience Pungmul
  • Gimjang (learn to prepare kimchi)
  • Jultagi
  • Pansori performance
  • Taste Ddukbokkie
  • Taste Kimchi
  • Taste pig intestine (Gopchang)
  • Yeongsanjae
 Theme Parks
  • Gwangju Family Land (Uchi Park)
 Lighthouses
  • Gunsan: Eocheongdo Lighthouse
  • Heuksando: Gageodo Lighthouse
  • South Jeolla Province: Geomundo Lighthouse
  • Wando County: Dangsado Lighthouse
 Markets
  • Jeonju: Nambu Market
 Maritime/Ship Museums
  • Mokpo: Maritime Museum
  • Yeosu: Maritime and Fisheries Science Museum
 Open-Air Museums
  • Suncheong: Nagan Eupseong Folk Village