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 not only learn about the history and culture of kimchi but also experience making this dish first-hand. Another popular program available is the kimchi tasting experince, with a variety of kimchi kept fresh and ready to eat through a HACCP-certified system.

Tourist site
  • Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-62-613-8222
  • Day off : [Museum] Mondays, Jan. 1, the day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Experience guide : [Kimchi making program]
    Eligible: Children, teenagers, adults
    Registration: Online or via phone
  • 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
    Guided tour available
    - Inquiries: +82-62-613-8222
    * Groups of 10 or more people must make an inquiry at least one week in advance
    - Schedule: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-17:00
  • Reservation Info. for Natives
    Advanced inquiry required for groups of 40 people or more.