It is the birthplace of Park, Yongcheol(Yong Ah, 1904∼1938), who played a leading role in the development of Korean lyric poetry. This house consists of main building and sarangchae(guesthouse), haengrangchae(servants' house), shrines, and a library
Songhoyoungdang, built in 1728, is where the portraits of Park Sang(Nuljae) and Park Soon(Sa-am) are kept.
Location : Sochondong 364-1, Gwangsan-gu
Monuments in Uhdeung Mountain for civilian militia activities of the late Korean Empire
Uhdeung Mountain(338m) is the guardian mountain(a mountain that is believed to protect a city from behind) of Songjeong, the administrative center of Gwangsan-gu, and is a famous mountain that represents Gwangsan-gu
Location : the western foot of a mountain of Uhdeung Mountain, in front of Bakme village
Walking about 5km form Younggwangtong, Songjeongri toward Younggwang, there is a bridge that crosses Hwangryong River. If you turn right before crossing the bridge, take the street leading to Bakhodong and walk about 200m, there is an island park in the middle of a river. The whole island is a park.
Location : Songsandong 195, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Yangssi Samgangmun, located in Bakhodong, Gwangsan-gu Gwangju, is a Jeongryomoon which was built to pay respects to 7 people in the family of Choongmingong Yang Sansuk in the 13th year of King Injo's rule (1635). Jeongryomoon is a door that was built in villages by the state in commemoration of loyal subjects, filial sons, and faithful women. Yangssi Samgangmun is a plain building with a gambrel roof of 5 front compartments and 1 side compartment.
Walking along the two-lane road next to a railway that is laid along Hwangryong River toward northwest of Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, you can see Gwanggok, namely the entrance of Nubshil, that leads to Wolbong lecture hall.
Location： Gwanggokgil 133, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Yongjinjeongsa is located at the entrance of hiking path in Yongjin Mountain. Neatly surrounded by a forest, Yongjinjeongsa contains the proud history of Korea including the history of civilian militia.
In the forest of Samgeodong lie 49 dolmens that people built thousands of years ago. The rocks placed on the floor under the tranquil scenery where the sunlight filters through the lush trees are the Samgeodong Dolmens.
Hogajeong is a pavillion built by Seolgang Yusa, a scholar of integrity under the rule of King Joongjong and Myeongjong. Hogajeong came from the expression 'Hogajiui(浩歌之意)' by Songgangjeol of the Song Dynasty in China. 'Ho(浩)' in the name means loud singing instead of mumbling, and 'ga(歌)' means songs.
Songjeong Park is a park near the foot of Geumbong Mountain. It had a long history before it was located in this place. During Japanese colonial rule, Japanese built a shrine where Songjeong Park is located now but after the liberation, the shrine was used as a temple named Geumsunsa.
Location : Sochondong san 4-1, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Chuibyung Johyung Yuheobi
Chuibyung Johyung Yuheobi is located in a small park in Biadong, Gwangsan-gu. 'Yuheobi' is a monument built to remember the footsteps of ancient sages.
Location : Biadong 689-3, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
It is such great thing that people are flocking to parks. It means that more and more people are enjoying healthy and leisurely life. In particular, parks inside cities are special. They are the only places where you can feel the nature and they offer good presents to those who miss the nature.
Location : Ssangamdong, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
It is a place in the heart of the Gwangsan-gu downtown, where there remain traces of the Three Kingdoms period. It may seem like a vacant lot with a small hill but if you pay attention, you will find mysterious and interesting historical traces. Gyedong has Janggobun(ancient tomb) that is surrounded by apartments and shopping centers. As it harbors puzzles, it feels like Janggobun in Wolgyedong constantly throws questions to us.
Location : Wolgyero 155, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Mooyang Lecture Hall
The village leading to Mooyang Lecture Hall has a street decorated with mud walls, and the plaza and the parking lot near the entrance offer convenience to visitors. The old trees around the lecture hall are spreading wide as if they are representing the lofty spirit of Confucian scholars and telling the history of Mooyang Lecture Hall.
Location : Sanwolro 21st gil 26, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju (Wolgyedong 535-2 and 4 other lots)
The ruins in Sinchangdong, Gwangju are huge ruins that have the mixture of Yugu (the traces that serve as clues to know the structure and form of the old building and construction) that ranges from the early Iron Age to the end of Proto Three Kingdoms of Korea. The unique characteristic of Shinchangdong is its wetland. The remains in Shinchangdong, where Korea's first investigation on wetland remains took place, were made by relics that were carried by water and buried in the sedimentary layer.
Location : Jangshinro 324, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
Poongyoungjeong, the 7th great view out of the 8 great views of Yungsan River can be seen from Gwangsan-gu and is the best pavilion that overlooks Geukrak River. This is the place where Kim Ungeo, a man of high virtue, came back to rural life and built 12 pavilions.
Yoon, Sangwon, the patriotic martyr, was the first camouflage worker (a student who enters firms as menial workers to incite labor unrest by concealing their high educational background) in Gwangju area. He was devoted to labor work, tried to establish an organization for laborers through Deulbul Night School, and was a central member of the 'National Democratic Laborors' Union'.