Introduction

Gwangju World Cup Stadium is a major symbol of Gwangju. Designed to reflect the notion of ‘spreading far and wide’ the exterior is shaped like spokes of a wheel. When lit up, the stadium looks like a glowing dome. The ceiling and large ‘Y’-shaped pillars resemble a ‘Go,’ an instrument used in a traditional game from Gwangju, Gossaumnori. It is with design touches such as these that architects of the stadium have sought to capture and reflect traditional aspects of the Gwangju area. The soccer stadium can accommodate up to 40,000 people at once and has many subsidiary facilities, including media center, athlete waiting room, medical care facilities, and more.

 

Address: 

240, Geumhwa-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju[Google Map]

 

 

Transportation

 

[Bus]
From Gwangju Bus Terminal, take Songam
Bus No. 47 and get off at Pungam Woomi APT bus stop.
Walk for about 13min
to arrive at Gwangju World Cup Stadium. 

[Subway]
Get off at Ssangchon Station (Gwangju Subway Line 1) and take a taxi from the station. (about
10 min-ride)

 

 

Additional Info

 

Main Facilities: 

- World Cup Soccer Subsidiary Stadium, indoor swimming pool, ice arena, golf field, archery center, tennis center, national life hall, etc.

 

tel: +82-62-604-2002

zipcode: 62048

infocenterleports: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

• For more info: +82-62-604-2002

parkingleports: Available

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