Located just 30 minutes away from central Gwangju, Mudeungsan Mountain a mountain park that lines the edge of Hwasun-gun, Damyang-gun and Gwangju. The mountain features three rock peaks called Cheongwangbong (the highest peak at 1,186m), Jiwangbong, and Inwangbong, collectively known as the “Jeongsang Three”.
The natural gradual slope of the mountain makes it an easy climb for all to try, with various rest stops and temples spread throughout.
There are also many different recreational facilities and tourist sites situated below the mountain. These facilities include the Gwangju National Museum and a traditional Korean style building that houses over 2,000 historical artifacts.
To get to Mudeungsan Mountain, take Bus 09 from the Gwangju Bus Terminal (U-Square Terminal) and get off at the entrance of Jeungsimsa Terminal. From there, walk towards Mudeungsan National Park.