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TECHNICAL VISIT

Overview

  • Date : September 2, 2022 (Half Day)
  • Eligibility : Application open to any participant who has registered for the 58th World Landscape Competition
  • Participants : max. 40 people per course (first-come, first-served)
  • Participation fee
    • Course 1~4 : KRW 20,000 per course
    • Course 5~6 : KRW 40,000 per course (Lunch Included)
  • You can apply to only one program per day.
  • The date and application method for participation will be provided to the registered participants separately.

Tour Course

Course 1 (Gwangju) : KRW 20,000

  • Mudeungsan National Park

Course 2 (Gwangju) : KRW 20,000

  • ACC(Asia Culture Center), Gwangju Folly

Course 3 (Gwangju) : KRW 20,000

  • Gwangjuho Lake Eco Park

Course 4 (Gwangju) : KRW 20,000

  • Gwangju City Arboretum

Course 5 (Damyang) : KRW 40,000 (Lunch Included)

  • Soswaewon, Sigyeongjeong, Myeongokeon

Course 6 (Damyang) : KRW 40,000 (Lunch Included)

  • Juknogwon, Gwanbangjerim Forest, Dambit Arts Warehouse
  • The tour courses are subject to change without prior notice depending on the circumstances of the organizer.

Technical Visits (by course)

Course 1 (Gwangju)

Mudeungsan National Park The park embraces all the gifts of nature of Gwangju, including Jusangjeolli Cliffs, called God's Stone Pillar, Jeungsimsa Temple, 1000-year-old Buddhist temple in Korea, and the most beautiful Wonhyosa Temple that has an ornate pavilion.

Course 2 (Gwangju)

ACC (Asia Culture Center) It is the world's largest multicultural space, and its aboveground park with the theme of light and forest, which are the local symbols of Gwangju, is impressive. It is a place where visitors can experience and enjoy various facilities and cultures such as exhibitions, performances, libraries, etc.

Historic Site of Gwangju Democratization Movement This is the place that the headquarter of May 18 Democratic Movement was situated. At the first stage of the movement, this place was the center of citizens' expressing their protest and anger against military autocracy. Former Jeollanam-do Government Office was designated as Korea Modern Culture Heritage and in the front there is a tower of telling May 18 Democratic Movement.

Gwangju Folly This is a building for urban regeneration where world-renowned architects participated in the construction.

Course 3 (Gwangju)

Gwangjuho Lake Eco-Park It is the place where you can observe and experience the ecosystem. Visitors can see Gwangjuho Lake, willow habitat, etc.

Course 4 (Gwangju)

Gwangju City Arboretum The City Arboretum will open next May and there will be a total of 15 themes on 246,948㎡ of land. 3 districts including Namdo Forest as well as 9 gardens including the Autumn Garden will be included.

Course 5 (Damyang)

Soswaewon The Soswaewon represents the height of the Joseon Dynasty’s Wollim(nature garden) style of construction, which stresses harmony with nature and only adds the bare essentials to what is already provided by the environ-ment. The Soswaewon features the Jewoldang, Gwangpunggak, and Daebong-dae pavilions.

Sigyeongjeong The sigyeongjeong is famous for its epic beauty, reputed to be so mesmerizing that even shadows will stop to take in the scenery. It was here that the Seongsan Byeolgok, one of the 4 best-known Gasa works of Songgang Jeong Cheol, was written.

Myeongokheon The beauty of the Myeongokheon peaks in August, when the garden zinnias are in full bloom. The sprawling yard, pavilion, stream, ponds, zinnias and old pine trees come together to form a scene of sublime beauty.

Course 6 (Damyang)

Juknokwon The park embraces all the gifts of nature of Gwangju, including Jusangjeolli Cliffs, called God's Stone Pillar, Jeungsimsa Temple, 1000-year-old Buddhist temple in Korea, and the most beautiful Wonhyosa Temple that has an ornate pavilion.

Gwanbangjerim Forest The Gwanbangjerim Forest is a recreational forest stretching for approximately 1.6km, with 300+ year – old hackberry trees, zelkovas, Asian fringe trees, and Largeleaf dogwoods. The forest was awarded the Grand Prize at the 2014 Beautiful Korean Forests Competition hosted by the Korea Forest Service.

Dambit Art Warehouse A warehouse converted into an exhibition space that symbolizes the light of Damyang shining in the world. It features a literature cafe where tourists can rest and read, a multi-purpose exhibition hall, and a cultural experience center and multipurpose room where visitors can feel and experience the culture and art of Damyang of themselves.