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Gwangju/Gwangyang

Chippenham, United...
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Gwangju/Gwangyang

Hi everyone. I'm visiting Korea soon and plan to watch some football whilst I'm there... between visiting Daegu and Busan I have the option of either Gwangju FC or Jeonnam Dragons (Gwangyang).

Which would be the better choice? Are they both as easy to get to from Daegu/Busan? (Google maps suggests it would be a bus?)

Is Gwangju a better option from a tourist point of view?

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Seoul, South Korea
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1. Re: Gwangju/Gwangyang

Gwangju is the biggest city in southwest Korea.

But, there aren't many attractions for foreign tourists. Mudeongsan Mountain is very good, though.

Gwangju has a better accessibility and many good restaurants.

Gwangyang, on the other hand, is famous for its beefs.

And above all, the match of Jeonnam Dragons will be more fun.

If the football match is bigger concern than travel, I recommend Gwangyang. Or Gwangju.

Chippenham, United...
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2. Re: Gwangju/Gwangyang

Thanks for the advice. Yes maybe the main reason to go to Gwangyang would be the football... Gwangju has got a world cup stadium though so I'll possibly prefer going there.

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