Gwangju, the Cultural Capital of Korea
The environmentally friendly city of Gwangju is home to the famous Mudeungsan, or Mudeung Mountain, and Gwangju Stream. Geumnam-ro and Choongjeong-ro are sacred grounds in the city that symbolize democracy in Korea. Along with being one of the three major motor cities in Korea and the country’s top mining center, Gwangju also thrives with traditional and modern Korean culture, with such events as the Imbangul Korean Traditional Music Festival and International Music Fair. Experience everything the city has to offer.