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Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)

  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
  • Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave (광명동굴)
Address
142, Gahak-ro 85beon-gil, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 광명시 가학로85번길 142 (가학동)
Type
Industrial Tours
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-1688-3399
Homepage
cavern.gm.go.kr/
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave is the largest themed cave park with varied cultural and artistic things, created in a gold mine where gold, silver, and bronze were mined. Visitors can experience wine at Wine Cave, as well as Cave Aqua World, Gold Falls, Gold Road, Gold Palace, Horror Experience, Cave Basement World, Underground Lake, the largest dragon sculpture in the nation, LED lights, and other facilities adding more fun to the visit. In addition, Black Light Performance will be held every weekend. The cave features many healing spots to heal one’s mind while taking a walk around the venue.

    Telephone
    +82-1688-3399

    Current Status
    2017-2018’s Top 100 Must-Go Destinations in Korea

    Opening date
    Operating as a paid attraction since April 4, 2015

    Closed
    Mondays

    Duration
    30-40 min

    Shopping Information
    Cave Café
    Gwangmyeong Upcycle Art Center (2F)
    - Menu: Gwangsigi Dosirak, Suje dongaseu (house-made pork cutlet), udon, drink, etc.
    - Operating hours: 09:00-18:00 (Closed Mondays)
    - Inquiries: +82-2-2612-7710

    Outdoor café
    - Near Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave Ticketing Booth No. 1
    - Menu: Oven-baked pizza, hot dog, snack, drinks, etc.
    - Operating hours: 09:00-18:00 (Closed Mondays)
    - Inquiries: +82-70-4277-8907

    Gift Shop
    - Near Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave Ticketing Booth No. 1
    - Operating hours: 09:00-18:00 (Closed Mondays)
    - Inquiries: +82-70-4451-3192

    Maru de Cave Restaurant
    - Operating hours: 11:30-14:30 / 18:00-21:00
    * Subject to change.
    - Menu: 6 Course menus, 5 additional menus
    * Reservation must be made at least 3 days before visiting via phone. (+82-70-4277-8908)

    Activity Information
     Tour of Gwangmyeongdonggul Cave/Wine Cave, Golden Plaque Experience, Playground (mining, finding gold, making miner's hat), Wine class with sommelier, concerts, and many more


    Age Limit for Activities
    Open to visitors of all ages

    Operating Hours
    Weekdays 09:00-18:00
    ※ Last admission is 1 hour before closing

    Parking Facilities
    Available
    1,500 won (Small Vehicles) / 3,000 won (Medium Vehicles) / 4,000 won (Large Vehicles)


    Admission Fees
    Adults 5,000 won / Teenagers 2,500 won / Children 1,500 won

    * Discounts are available for groups and Gwangmyeong residents
    * Additional fees may apply to programs
    * Free admission for infants (aged 3 & below) and seniors (ages 65 & over)

    Available Facilities
    Convenient facilities: Walking path, trekking path, nursing room, medical care room, etc.
    Educational facilities: Gwangmyeong Resource Recovery Facility Exhibition Hall
    Physical facilities: Aixia Forest (children’s playground)
    Sanitation facilities: Restroom, drinking fountain, etc.

    Korean Info. Service
    [Guided tour by professional commentator]
    Weekdays: tour runs every 30 min.
    Weekends and public holdiays: every 10-20 mins


    Reservation Info. for Natives
    Group booking for minimum of 20 people
    Reservation required 7 days in advance. (Group booking is not available on Mondays, weekends and public holidays)
    * Special requests such as sign or foreign languages including English, Japanese and Chinese should be made known when making reservation.

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Cultural tourism explanation service is available for groups
    - Available in English, Japanese, Chinese
    - Reservation must be made 7 days before visiting. (Group reservation is not available on Mondays, weekends, and national holidays)

    Reservation Info. for Foreigners
    Group reservations (20 people or more)
    - Reservation must be made 7 days before visiting. (Group reservation is not available on Mondays, weekend, and national holidays) - Interpretation service languages (English, Japanese, Chinese, Thai) must be requested when registering for the service.

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