Tourist Guide Information

Gwangmyeong Cave (광명동굴)

Gwangmyeong Cave (광명동굴)

  • Zip Code : 14341
  • Phone number : +82-70-4277-8902
  • Homepage :cavern.gm.go.kr/
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Address : 142, Gahak-ro 85beon-gil, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do
  • Driving directions : [Subway]
    1. Get off at Cheolsan Station (Seoul Subway Line 7), Exit 2. Cross the road to take Bus No. 17 and get off at Gwangmyeong Cave Bus Stop (last stop). 
    2. Get off at Cheolsan Station (Seoul Subway Line 7), Exit 2. Take Bus No. 11-2 and get off at Gwangmyeong Cave Parking Lot 3 Bus Stop.
    3. Get off at Seoksu Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 2. Take a taxi for about 18-min.

Summary

Gwangmyeong Cave is the largest themed cave park with varied cultural and artistic things, created in a gold mine where gold, silver, and bronze were mined. Visitors can experience wine at Wine Cave, as well as Cave Aqua World, Gold Falls, Gold Road, Gold Palace, Horror Experience, Cave Basement World, Underground Lake, the largest dragon sculpture in the nation, LED lights, and other facilities adding more fun to the visit. In addition, Black Light Performance will be held every weekend. The cave features many healing spots to heal one’s mind while taking a walk around the venue.

Tourist site
  • Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-70-4277-8902
  • Day off : Mondays
  • Experience guide : * Horror Experience: Zombie Castle
    - Duration: 5 minute
    - Fare: Weekdays 2,000 won / Weekends 3,000 won

    * Golden Plaque Experience
    - Duration: 5 minute
    - Fare: 5,000 won

    * Finding my Golden Face
    - Duration: 2 minute
    - Fare: 1,000 won (additional 3,000 won for photo-printing)
  • Parking facilities : Available
    1,500 won (Small Vehicles) / 3,000 won (Medium Vehicles) / 4,000 won (Large Vehicles)
  • Shopping Information
    Cave Café
    Gwangmyeong Upcycle Art Center (2F)
    - Menu: Gwangsigi Dosirak, Suje dongaseu (house-made pork cutlet), udon, drink, etc.
    - Operating hours: 09:00-18:00 (Closed Mondays)
    - Inquiries: +82-2-2612-7710

    Outdoor café
    - Near Gwangmyeong Cave Ticketing Booth No. 1
    - Menu: Oven-baked pizza, hot dog, snack, drinks, etc.
    - Operating hours: 09:00-18:00 (Closed Mondays)
    - Inquiries: +82-70-4277-8907

    Gift Shop
    - Near Gwangmyeong Cave Ticketing Booth No. 1
    - Operating hours: 09:00-18:00 (Closed Mondays)
    - Inquiries: +82-70-4451-3192

    Maru de Cave Restaurant
    - Operating hours: 11:30-14:30 / 18:00-21:00
    * Subject to change.
    - Menu: 6 Course menus, 5 additional menus
    * Reservation must be made at least 3 days before visiting via phone. (+82-70-4277-8908)
  • Admission Fees
    [Gwangmyeong Cave]
    Adults 6,000 won / Groups 5,000 won
    Teenagers 3,500 won / Groups 3,000 won
    Children (ages 3~elementary school students) 2,000 won / Groups 1,700 won

    [Gwangmyeong Residents]
    Adults 3,000 won / Groups 2,500 won
    Teenagers 1,800 won / Groups 1,500 won
    Children 1,000 won / Groups 800 won

    * Group: 20 or more people * Free admission for infants (aged 3 & below) and seniors (ages 65 & over), people with disabilities (lv. 1-3) plus one guardian, people with disabilities (lv. 4-6), etc.
  • Available Facilities
    Convenient facilities: Walking path, trekking path, nursing room, medical care room, etc.
    Educational facilities: Gwangmyeong Resource Recovery Facility Exhibition Hall
    Physical facilities: Aixia Forest (children’s playground)
    Sanitation facilities: Restroom, drinking fountain, etc.
  • Korean Info. Service
    [Guided tour by professional commentator]
    Weekdays: tour runs every 30 min.
    Weekends and public holdiays: every 10-20 mins
  • Reservation Info. for Natives
    Group booking for minimum of 20 people
    Reservation required 7 days in advance. (Group booking is not available on Mondays, weekends and public holidays)
    * Special requests such as sign or foreign languages including English, Japanese and Chinese should be made known when making reservation.
  • Interpretation Services Offered
    Cultural tourism explanation service is available for groups
    - Available in English, Japanese, Chinese, Thai
    - Reservation must be made 7 days before visiting. (Group reservation is not available on Mondays, weekends, and national holidays)
  • Reservation Info. for Foreigners
    Group reservations (20 people or more)
    - Reservation must be made 7 days before visiting. (Group reservation is not available on Mondays, weekend, and national holidays) - Interpretation service languages (English, Japanese, Chinese, Thai) must be requested when registering for the service.