Tourist Guide Information

5·18 Memorial Park (5·18 기념공원)

5·18 Memorial Park (5·18 기념공원)

  • Zip Code : 61965
  • Phone number : +82-62-376-5197
  • Homepage :www.518.org
    (Korean, English)
  • Address : 61, Sangmuminju-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju
  • Driving directions : From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal, take an express bus to Gwangju(광주).
    (Bus schedule: 05:30-01:00 (next day), 5-10min intervals)
    Across from Gwangju Bus Terminal (U-Square), take Bus 518 to 5.18 Memorial Center(5.18기념문화센터).
    (Bus schedule: 06:00-22:15, 30min intervals)
Summary

The 5·18 Memorial Park was established to remember the May 18 Democratization Movement. Covering an area of 204,985㎡, the park houses various historical and cultural facilities, including the 5·18 Library, 5·18 Cultural Center, Education Center, Daedong Plaza, Owoldae Tower, and other memorial sculpture and monuments. The park is also home to Mugaksa Temple and walking paths.

Tourist site
  • Contact and Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-62-376-5197
  • Day off : N/A (Open all year round)
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