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- 05.03.2016 ~ 05.08.2016
- 119, Jungnogwon-ro, Damyang-gun, Jeollanam-do
전라남도 담양군 담양읍 죽녹원로 119 (담양읍)
- Juknokwon (Bamboo Garden) area
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-61-380-3151 (Korean only)
- Sponsors / Management
- Damyang-gun /
- Located within a forest of 2.4 kilometers of bamboo, this festival is full of activities celebrating the beauty and function of the bamboo plant. More active visitors can test their skills during some of the festival’s scheduled river sports, such as ‘Log Rafting’ and ‘Water Bicycling’. After working up an appetite, visitors can please their palate with some of Damyang’s famous cuisines and other world foods featured at the Cultural Experience Center. For additional sightseeing opportunities, visit some of the other attractions in the area, such as the Damyang Soswaewon, Damyang Gwanbangjerim, Damyang Jungnogwon, Metasequoia, and more.
- Bamboo Fair, Bamboo Musical Instrument Performance Contest, Bamboo-Cutting Sword Championship, Writing & Painting Competition, Making Daetongsul (a bamboo bottled traditional liquor), Riding a Bamboo Raft, Fishing with Bamboo Basket.
*The details information on the programs is subject to change.
- Admission/Participation Fees
- Participation fees and site admission fees may be charged.
From Yongsan Station (Seoul), take a train to Gwangju (광주).
* KTX (Express) train
schedule: 06:40-20:30, 1hr 20min-2hr 25min intervals
* Saemaeul train schedule:
09:55-15:55, 1hr 35min-4hr 25min intervals
- From Gwangju Station, take Bus No. 311 to Juknokwon.
From Central City Bus Terminal (Seoul),
take an express bus to Damyang (담양).
schedule: 10:10, 16:10
- From Damyang Bus Terminal, cross the road and take
a Bongsan-Damyang (봉산, 담양) route bus.
- Get off at the Juknokwon bus stop, and cross the road.
- www.bamboofestival.co.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)