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Gwangju Art street

Went there on a weekend and shop owners tried to attracted people with some minor street art. The... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Fabius M
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Franconia, Germany
via mobile
Fun to go when there is a festival

Is a street with little shops and art galleries. Perfect to walk on a sunny Saturday. A good place... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
kerycruz
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South Korea
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3 Jun 2017
“Gwangju Art street”
25 Dec 2016
“Completely over-hyped”
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Reviewed 8 March 2012

The Gwangju tourist authority will have you believe that the street of art is a kin to Monmarte in Paris and although it is not without its charm this is a little wide of the mark. The street is easily reached from the main shopping...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Went there on a weekend and shop owners tried to attracted people with some minor street art. The roat itself should be usually car free and you can walk easily. However we were not exited at all and we left after short time. Juniors were...More

Thank Fabius M
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Yes there is a street. Yes, there are a handful of shops selling traditional ink brushes and other implements. There are even a few art galleries with either traditional painting or modernistic works on display. More eye-catching perhaps are shops that appear to be random...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Is a street with little shops and art galleries. Perfect to walk on a sunny Saturday. A good place for the kids to paint and do some art work.

Thank kerycruz
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Visited, nothing was going on, a few arty kind of shops but a lot of dead space. Other people wandering around seemed equally unimpressed. Looks like a failed venture from my experience.

Thank OJW27
Reviewed 2 January 2016

A short distance from the Asia Cultural Centre lies a giant web of shopping and food. An underground shopping bazaar, while on street level more shopping, cafes, restaurants and street food, nor forgetting money changer counters when you need them. Somewhere here there is also...More

Thank Jamal A
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

If you happen to pass through this street, it's ok, but don't take a detour for it. Maybe we got unlucky, but on a Sunday most stores were closed (or maybe they actually closed down?) and there was nothing going on. Better do your shopping...More

Thank 8Aaamandaaa8
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

Did not know what to expect when we visit this spot. But it turned out to be cute. Very close to the shops area. The place has several cute café to sit back and relax. It is not as bad as other review really. Although...More

Thank haryatisugianto
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Because I live in Seoul I always compare other cities to Seoul. Gwangju is not a tour site, and there are only a few memorial, or historical monument, so I don~t think It's a good idea to visit Gwangju. If you are travelling Jeunlado, then...More

Thank Tourist806073
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Looked at previous reviews and was a bit wary of checking it out, but it was close to the downtown core so we went anyways. Found lots of shops there, but they all sold pretty much the same goods. It was the friendly shop owners...More

Thank AdrianoSalamone
Reviewed 30 December 2012

While my friends and I walked down it all we saw were art schools. A bit of graffiti but not too much other than that. We thought there would be arts and crafts for sale, art galleries and the like (well, one school had a...More

Thank Alexandra M
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