The 5·18 Memorial Park was established to remember the May 18 Democratization Movement. 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 sculptures and monuments. The park is also home to Mugaksa Temple and walking paths.



61, Sangmuminju-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju[Google Map]



N/A (Open all year round)



Homepage: (Korean only)






From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal, take an express bus to Gwangju Bus Terminal.
Across from Gwangju Bus Terminal (U-Square), take Bus No. 518 to 5.18 Memorial Center Bus Stop.



Additional Info


Available Facilities: 

* Oweolru Pavilion, old ponds, sculptures, memorial events, etc.
* 5·18 Memorial Center - Theater with 802 seats, multipurpose room with 285 seats, small conference room, Exhibition Hall, Reception Hall


tel: +82-62-376-5197

zipcode: 61965

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-62-376-5197

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