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Mudeungsan National Park

Jisan-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
+82 62-227-1187
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Superb Autumn foilage!

Mudengsan is an extremely popular place. The hike up and down can be quite strenous. The views are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Options for exploring Mudeungsan with limited time

For English speakers who visit Gwangju without a car, there are several options for getting an... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“the bus” (3 reviews)
“trails” (9 reviews)
“peak” (4 reviews)
Jisan-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju, South Korea
+82 62-227-1187
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mudengsan is an extremely popular place. The hike up and down can be quite strenous. The views are worth the tiring climb. Extremely beautiful autum foliage

Thank MingGe
Reviewed November 6, 2017

For English speakers who visit Gwangju without a car, there are several options for getting an introduction to this massive group of mountain peaks, even if you have little time. Obviously, the national park is ideal for hikers, but there are ways for non-hikers to...More

Thank acmbraun
Reviewed October 6, 2017

It was an easy bus ride to the entrance from U-square terminal and there's no fee for this national park! There were so many paths to choose from I was kind of overwhelmed but chose the "intermediate path" that takes you up to Jungmeorigae Peak....More

Thank Jacqueline F
Reviewed August 6, 2017

This is a huge national park with many walking trails and gorgeous temples and views. Shim-jeung-sa temple was beautiful and not too difficult to to do with small children. The first part of the hike is along a road so very easy terrain (just watch...More

Thank JKWatson73
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

I went here when it was still snowy and as a Dutchman you could county hiking experience on one amputated hand. The slippery way up was doable but going down on the icey track was hard. Should have brought sticks like all the old Koreans...More

Thank Mister_TC
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Two sixty year olds and three kids (24-30) were able to hike this park together. It was nice that there were cement path's and we did not have to climb over rocks and tree limbs. We stopped at the Budhist temple and met a very...More

2  Thank CindyToys
Reviewed January 30, 2017

If you visit Gwangju, you must go to this national park. From the city center, take the bus 54 (there are many others also). A taxi from the center is only about 5 USD to the main entrance. Dozens of very well maintained trails. Lots...More

3  Thank Douglas_Diego
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Mudeungsan has seen better days. Hiked it when I lived there. Revisited and took the lift. It wasnt really nice the first time. Only gotten worse since. Wouldn't recommend this.

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed May 4, 2016

easy to get a bus to go,is near by downtown,good view .but not many information for forigan people to know about this area.whatever the information centre at train station,

1  Thank Queenof3907
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Love this mountain. Many trails to choose from, but I prefer starting from Wonhyosa on the north side of the mountain. There are less people. The Jeungshimsa entrance can get very crowded. Awesome views across Jeollansmdo and Gwangju on a clear day. Come prepared though....More

2  Thank Rich T
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