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Very Different

This is not a run of the mill tourist attraction. It is a random collection of oddities and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
FellowTraveler638487
uPenguins Recycling inc!

Interesting little corner of Gwangju with lots of eclectic art... was told it was called penguin... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
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Oct 8, 2018
“Very Different”
Apr 23, 2018
“uPenguins Recycling inc!”
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7, Cheonbyeonjwa-ro 446beon-gil, Nam-gu, Gwangju 61662, South Korea
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a small corner of a big city. Koreans seems to enjoy the old street . Its a good place to take a short walk after your lunch. Streets are decorated with old broken guitars, pianos tous and bicycles . It's all about one's...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is not a run of the mill tourist attraction. It is a random collection of oddities and narrow, old-town winding streets. No guides, not much information. But if you want to see something very different and unique, I recommend it. Just a bunch of...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting little corner of Gwangju with lots of eclectic art... was told it was called penguin town bc of so many elderly waddling around but then they also decorated it. I love penguins and hoped to see a real one, but the art itself was...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a small corner of a big city. Koreans seems to enjoy the old street . Its a good place to take a short walk after your lunch. Streets are decorated with old broken guitars, pianos tous and bicycles . It's all about one's...More

1  Thank pmbhandari
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