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10 Tourist Attractions in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo to be Selected as part of Korea’s Top 100 Hot Tourism Spots

광주전남 10, 한국관광 100선 선정

10 Tourist Attractions in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo to be Selected as part of Korea’s Top 100 Hot Tourism Spots


The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Tourism Organization recently selected and released ‘Top 100 Hot Tourism Spots in Korea’ and in Gwangju and Jeollanamdo, a total of 10 spots were included

Some 8 tourist areas in North Jeolla province were also included in the top 100 Hot Tourism Spots.

In Gwangju, the national Mt. Mudeung park was the only tourist attraction that was selected for the list and in Jeollanamdo, the 9 places selected include Suncheon Bay, Damyang Bamboo Forest in Juknokwon, Gokseong Seomjin River Train Village, Boseong Green Tea Plantation, Yeosu Odongdo and Jeungdo Island in Shinan.

Tourism Ministry and Korea Tourism Association received recommendations for representative tourist attractions from nationwide regional governments and carried out a big data analysis on blogs, twitter, and local community websites to find spots that were frequently mentioned and searched in various online webpages.

More detailed information on the Top 100 tourism spots in Korea can be found at


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