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Recommended Tour of Gwangju & Sunchang in Jeolla-do Province
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Recommended Tour of GwangjuRecommended Tour of Sunchang Recommended Course & Travel Information

Recommended Course & Travel Information

iconRecommended Course

The distance between Gwangju and Sunchang is 45 kilometers, so the best way to travel between the two cities is by rental car. If you are only traveling around the Gwangju area you may want to use public transportation since traffic can be heavy in the downtown area. Damyang, a city famous for its bamboo trees, is located between Gwangju and Sunchang, so you might want to consider visiting Damyang as you travel from Gwangju to Sunchang.

• Gwangju – Sunchang: 2-days, 1-night recommended course
Seoul Yongsan StationGwangju Station (take 3hrs by KTX) → Gangcheonsan County ParkSunchang Traditional Paste Museum Sunchang Gochujang Village

• Gwangju – Damyang – Sunchang: 3-days, 2-nights recommended course
Seoul Yongsan StationGwangju Station (take 3hrs by KTX) → Namdo Folk Food MuseumJungoe Park → Yangnim-dong Gwangju Modern History & Cultural Heritages → Gwangju Art Street → In front of Jeonnam University → Soswaewon GardenJuknokwon (Bamboo Garden)Metasequoia-lined RoadSunchang Traditional Paste MuseumSunchang Gochujang VillageGangcheonsan County Park

☞ Related Article: Recommended Travel in Damyang & Changpyeong

iconTransportation

It takes three hours from Seoul to Gwangju if you take the KTX train from Yongsan Station. There are two stations in Gwangju: Gwangju Station and Songjeong Station. Gwangju is also served by the Muan International Airport (domestic flights/international flights) and the Gwangju Airport (domestic flights). Visitors coming from Japan or China can take a direct flight to Muan International Airport or transfer to a domestic flight at the Gimpo Airport in Seoul. The Muan International Airport runs limousine bus services to and from U-Square. Travel time: 40-50min / fare: 3,700won / departs 5 times a day (09:30, 12:20, 14:40, 16:50, 18:20) The Gwangju Airport is conveniently connected to Gwangju Subway Line 1 via the Airport Station.

Bus
Seoul Central Terminal (Honam Line)U-Square / first bus 05:30, last bus 01:00 (next day) / departure every 10-20 min, travel time 3hrs 30mins
Express Bus homepage: www.kobus.co.kr (Korean, English)

Railway
Yongsan StationGwnagju Station
KTX, Saemaeul Train, Mugunghwa Train / first train 06:05, last train 22:05 / 16 times a day / travel time: KTX – 3hrs, Saemaeul – 4hrs, Mugunghwa – 4hrs 30mins KORAIL homepage: info.korail.com (Korean, English)

Rental Car Information

KT Kumho Rental Car (English)
http://www.ktkumhorent.com
Incheon International Airport
Address: Incheon-si Jung-gu Unseo-dong 2172-1, Incheon International Airport Passenger Terminal, F1, East side, across from Gate A Tel: 032-743-8000 (Korean, English)

Dong Dwangju

Address: Gwangju-si Buk-gu Jungheung-dong 699-2 Hankook Cement (한국시멘트) Building 1F, to the left of Gwangju Station.
Tel: 062-412-8000 (Korean)

* Required documents: International driver's license, passport, credit card in driver's name

Aju Avis Rental Car (English)
http://www.avis.co.kr
Incheon International Airport
Address: Incheon-si Jung-gu Unseo-dong 2172-1, Incheon International Airport Passenger Terminal, F1, between gates 13-14/2-3
Tel: 032-743-3300~2 (Korean, English)

Gwangju

Address: Gwangju-si Seo-gu Chipyeong-dong 1203, Jegalnyang (제갈량) Building, 2F
Tel: 062-373-7113 (Korean)

* Required documents: International driver's license, driver's license from own country, passport, credit card in driver's name

* Transportation information is as of April 3, 2012. Information is subject to change.

Travel Info

Sunchang Jangnyu Experience Center www.janghada.com (Korean)

☞ Gwnagju Tourism homepage: http://utour.gwangju.go.kr/
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
☞ Sunchang Tourism homepage: http://tour.sunchang.go.kr/
(Korean, English, Japanese)
☞ Damyang Tourism homepage: tour.damyang.go.kr
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

☞ 1330 tt call center: +82-62-1330 (Gwangju) / +82-63-1330 (Sunchang) (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
Date   07/05/2012



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