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Address: 423-2, Pungam-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
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Gwangju World Cup stadium is about 25 mins away from Downtown Gwangju. It is easily accessible by bus and taxi, and there are a wealth of motels, hotels and shops near by. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Gwangju World Cup stadium is about 25 mins away from Downtown Gwangju. It is easily accessible by bus and taxi, and there are a wealth of motels, hotels and shops near by. The stadium is aesthetically pleasing and has held its design well. There are actually plenty of food outlets nearby, and Lotte has a huge department store right next... More 

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Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went here to see the Universiade Athletics in 2015. The stadium looks great and getting around inside is easy. Viewing of the pitch is excellent almost regardless of where you sit. It could be easier to get to though, we took the number 6 or 74 bus to get us there every day. Busses are 1200 won a ride and... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Great location to do some shopping, hit the driving range and other sports. Had some great Asian food in the lotte mall and enjoyed the architecture of the stadium.

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Gwangju, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It's interesting to look at, but I've not seen a game here yet. The Lotte Outlets are right here, though so if you're already in the neighborhood shopping, pop outside and take a look. Or go see a game here.

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Gwangju, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I've never made it to a football match here, but there's a large complex surrounding the stadium I visit frequently. There's a large mall next door, a gym (with skating rink!), and a park to walk around. The mall is standard; nothing special unless you live close by, and you need to go grocery shopping. The skating rink is nice,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

If you are into soccer/futball you will enjoy the visit to the World Cop Stadium in Gwangju. The group enjoyed watching a match.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

I went here for a football match between Gwangju FC and Pohang Steelers. The stadium is just a normal, average stadium. It has quite good facilities, such as clean toilets and food/drink stalls just outside the tribune.

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Gwangju, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

The World Cup Stadium is a fantastic arena that was a cauldron during the Football World Cup in 2002. Since then it has rarely seen the same attention. Gwangju has only recently formed a K-League football team and with little full time support in a city obsessed with baseball and the Kia Tigers match days can feel a little souless.... More 

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