Tourist Guide Information

Gwangju Kimchi Town (광주김치타운)

Gwangju Kimchi Town (광주김치타운)

  • Zip Code : 61755
  • Phone number :
  • Homepage :kimchitown.gwangju.go.kr (Korean only)
  • Address : 60, Kimchi-ro, Nam-gu, Gwangju
  • Driving directions : [Train]
    Take a train from Yongsan Station to Gwangju-Songjeong Station

    [Bus]
    Take Bus Jinwol78 and get off at Gwangju Kimchi Town Bus Stop.
Summary

Gwangju Kimchi Town is dedicated to kimchi, Korea's representative food. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of kimchi, as well as experience making this dish first-hand. A variety of programs are available for various groups of people, including kindergarden trips and foreign visitors.

Tourist site
  • Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-62-613-8222,
    +82-62-676-8446~7
  • Day off : Mondays, Jan. 1, the day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Experience guide : Making kimchi, kimchi school
    Traditional fermentation lesson (Saturday-Sunday / 15,000 won per person)
  • Parking facilities :
  • Admission Fees
    Free admission / Fees apply for programs
  • Available Facilities
    * Kimchi Museum (Inquiries: +82-62-673-8402)
    * Kimchi HACCP-certified Storage
    * Kimchi Experience Center
  • Restrooms
    Available
  • Korean Info. Service
    Groups of 10 or more people must make an inquiry at least one week in advance for guided tours
  • Reservation Info. for Natives
    Advanced inquiry required for groups of 40 people or more.
    Experience programs require advanced reservation