|May 18 Democracy Square (5.18 민주광장)|
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|Stretching from the (former) Jeollanam-do Provincial Government Office to the Geumnam-ro area, this famous plaza is where the landmark May 18th Democratic Uprising took place. In May 1980, the Jeollanam-do Provincial Government office building was the headquarters of the civil resistance movement and the scene of a number of rallies. The plaza has been officially known as the May 18 Democracy Square (5.18 민주광장, Minju Gwangjang) since 1996.|
Station (Gwangju Subway Line 1), Exit 3 or 4.
From Gwangju City, take any bus bound for Culture Complex Station
(문화전당역, Munhwa Jeondang Yeok).