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Address
Hwangnyong-dong, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju ~ Jangseong-eup, Jangseong-gun, Jeollanam-do
전남 장성군 장성읍 ~광주 광산구 황룡동
Type
Rivers & Lakes
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-62-940-8225
(Korean)
Introduction
Hwangnyonggang River runs from Jangseong to Imgok, through Gwangsan, Yongjinsan, Eodeungsan mountains, and then past Songjeong and into Naju. Hwangnyong Maeul Village is a natural stronghold. It is estimated that the myth that a dragon lived in Bonghwangyeon Pond was associated with a general who bathed in deep waters in Hwangnyonggang River. Thus, the name of Hwangnyonggang must have come from Hwangnyong Maeul Village, and the name of the village from hwangnyong (yellow dragon), or the general who was in charge of defending the region. The name Bonghwangyeon Pond is also thought to be associated with the general, so the name of the river is interpreted through its association with Bonghwangyeon Pond.
Telephone
+82-62-940-8225
Directions
From Seoul Central City Bus Terminal, take an express bus to Gwangju (광주).
* Bus Schedule: 05:30-01:00 (next day), 5-10min intervals
Across from Gwangju Bus Terminal (U-Square), take Bus Ilgok 38 (일곡38) to Dongmyeong High School (동명고).
* Bus schedule: 05:40-22:20, 16min intervals

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