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World Cup Stadium

Address: 423-2, Pungam-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
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Ranked #9 of 20 Attractions in Gwangju
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks

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Gwangju, South Korea
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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