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Bunwon Kiln Site and Paldang Mulangae Park

Bunwon Kiln Site - Paldang Mulangae Park

  • Location Bunwon Kiln Site: Gyeonggi-do, Gwangju-si, Namjong-myeon, Bunwon-ri, 116
    Paldang Mulangae Park: Gyeonggi-do, Gwangju-si, Namjong-myeon, Gwiyeo-ri, 596

Basic Information

Bunwon Kiln Site: In Joseon Dynasty era, in most of the areas of Gwangju-si, there were Guanyaos (官窯) where manufactured ceramics that were used by royal family. The organization directing it, that is, a branch of Saongwon (司饔院), was located in Namjong-myeon, Bunwon-ri. Here, a number of high-quality white porcelains were manufactured at the time. Bunwon White Porcelain Museum, which was opened in 2003, uses the renovated building of the former Bunwon Elementary School. It is a private education center where shows the transition of Joseon’s national ceramics and the history of ceramics. It is a globally approved place to see the history of Joseon’s ceramics.

Paldang Mulangae Park: Paldang Mulangae Park, which is located in Gwangju-si, Namjong-myeon, its original name used to be Gwiyeo-seom Island. Its current name was made by a citizen who participated in the public contest for its new name. In the park, there are a multi-purpose square, the woods of citizens, the woods of hope, the cosmos street, and so on. In Autumn, people can see the street full of cosmos, so it is famous for cosmos. The cycling road and trail are well established in the park. At the bike rental point, people can rent any type of bike they like, such as, bikes for two riders, bikes for three riders, and so on.

Transport

Car

  • Jungbu Expressway, Gyeonggi-do, Gwangju IC → Beoncheon Three-way Intersection → Doma Three-way Intersection → Gwangdong-gyo → Namjong → Bunwon Kiln Site → Paldang Mulangae Park.

Bus

  • Gangbyeon Station → 1113-1 (From Gangbyeon Station to Beoncheon Three-way Intersection) → Transfer to a bus toward Gwiyeo-ri (i.e. Bus No. 38-2 and etc.) → Take off the bus at Bunwon Elementary School → Gwiyeo 1-ri.
  • Gyeonggi-do Gwangju Station (Gyeonggang Line) → Transfer to a bus toward the public health center (i.e. Bus No. 660 and etc.) (From Gyeonggi-do Gwangju Station to Gwangju’s Federation of Livestock Cooperatives) → Transfer to a bus toward Gwiyeo-ri (i.e. Bus No. 38-2 and etc.) → Take off the bus at Bunwon Elementary School → Gwiyeo 1-ri.