Introduction

Gwangju Pyeongchon Village, located north of Mudeungsan Mountain, is a cozy farming village made up of four villages Dongrim, Daman, Woosung, and Dangmoe. The village still has an excellence natural preservation, growing environmental-friendly rice in the fields and Punamcheon stream that runs through the middle of the village is home to fireflies and otters. The village also keeps the tradition of making pottery as the village was the place that made grayish-blue-powdered celadon during the Joseon dynasty. The village street corner offers visitors to Mudeungsan Mountain a place to rest with Mudol-gil shelter and Bandi lodging.

 

Address: 

15, Pyeongchon-gil, Buk-gu, Gwangju[Google Map]

 

Closed: 

National holidays, Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day) holidays

 

 

Homepage: 

www.bandivill.net/ (Korean only)

 

 

How To Use

 

Parking Facilities: 

Available

 

 

Transportation

 

From Central City Bus Terminal, take a bus to Gwangju Bus Terminal. Take Bus No. 03 from Gwangcheon Terminal bus stop to Education University Bus Stop and transfer to Bus No. 187 and get off at Pyeongchon Bus Stop. Walk for approx. 110 meters.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Hiking Course: 

* Jeungsimsa Temple Entrance - Saeinbong Peak - Seoinbong Peak - Jangbuljae Pass - Seoseokdae Rockface (6.8km / Around 3 hours and 30 min)

* Wonhyosa Temple - Neutjae Pass- Donghwasa Temple Site- Yongchu Intersection - Jangbuljae Pass - Mokgyo Bridge- Wonhyosa Temple (10.4km / Around 5 hours and 50 min)

* Jeungsimsa Temple parking lot – Dangsan Tree (Sacred Tree) - Jungmeori Pass (4km / Around 1 hour and 35 min)

* Jeungsimgyo Bridge – Toeggideung – Jungmeori Pass - Jangbuljae Pass - Gyubong Peak – Simujigipokpo Falls – Ingye-ri (12km / Around 13 hours and 55 min)

* Isipgok-ri - Sure Rock Mountain- You and I Ranch - Jungmeori Pass- Jangbuljae Pass – Wonhyosa Temple (14.9km / Around 7 hours and 20 min)

* Anyangsan Recreational Forest – Anyangsan Mountain - Jangbuljae Pass - Gyubong Peak – Buksan Mountain – Damyang Gyeongsang-ri (12.2km / Around 7 hours)

* Dowon Village - Jangbuljae Pass – Gyubong Peak – Yeongsin Village ( 7.5km / Around 3 hours and 30 min)

* Gyo-ri - Sure Rock Mountain- Manyeonsa Temple (7.5km / Around 4 hours)

 

Mountain Not Access Period: 

[Seasonal Forest Fire Prevention Period]
Spring: Feb.15- May 15 / Fall: Nov.01- Dec.15
* Extension possible depending on the situation. Check the official national park website for more information.

 

Shopping Information: 

Mudol-gil shelter- restaurant
Bandi Park and Jeungamcheon creek- Exercise facilities, benches, swing, wedding photo zone etc.
Chinsu area- Rest area, photo spot
Bandi Lodge- Accommodation facility

 

Available Facilities: 

Mudol-gil shelter- restaurant
Bandi Park and Jeungamcheon creek- Exercise facilities, benches, swing, wedding photo zone etc.
Chinsu area- Rest area, photo spot
Bandi Lodge- Accommodation facility

 

Reservation Info. for Natives: 

Reservation through phone or website available
- For food or experience, make sure to reserve 1-3 days in advance.

 

tel: +82-62-266-2287

zipcode: 61146

expguide: Making tofu chips, pottery handicraft, making organic egg holder using straw, village tour (group), flirefly watching (night), feeding cows, etc.

* Subject to change; please make an inquiry in advance

infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-62-266-2287

opendate: July 27, 2014

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