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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Gyeongju World Culture EXPO (August 12th - October 10th, 2011)

The 2011 Gyeongju World Culture Expo is set to take place for 60 days, from August 12th to October 10th, at Gyeongju World Culture Expo Park and in the Gyeongju city area under the theme of ‘A Story of Thousand Years – Love, Light and Nature.’ The main programs at the Expo include “Flying” (non-verbal martial arts performance), “Smile II – Land of God, Silla” (musical), “Byeongnucheon” (animation starring live actors) and “A Story of a Thousand Years” (exhibition of the history and culture of the Silla Kingdom). Moreover, street performances including national dish cooking, magic, mime and clown show, permanent performances including global dance festival and B-boying, as well as planned exhibitions of various topics will be held every Saturday and Sunday.


Address :

Gyeongsangbuk-do Gyeongju-si Cheongun-dong       

Location :
Gyeongju World Culture Expo Park


Transportation

From Seoul to Gyeongju:
① By train(KTX): From Seoul Station to Singyeongju Staion → (First train runs at 5:30am, last train runs at 22:00pm / 22 trains a day / travel time: 2hrs)
② By bus: From Seoul Gangnam Express Bus Terminal (Subway line 3, Express Bus Terminal Station) → take a bus headed towards Gyeongju (first bus runs at 6:05am, last bus runs at 11:55pm, buses come at 25-150min intervals / travel time: 4hrs, 30min) → Get off at Gyeongju Express Terminal

From Gyeongju to the event venue:
① At the airport bus stop in front of each hotel of the Bomun Lake Resort, take an airport bus to the event venue. (travel time: 1hour)
② At Gyeongju Express Bus Terminal, take a bus No.10, 18, 100, 150 to the event venue. (comes at 15 min. intervals / 20 mins. from the terminal / 15 mins. from Gyeongju Station)
③ At Singyeongju Station, take a bus No.700 to the event venue.

Homepage: http://cultureexpo.or.kr (Korean)

credit : Korean Tourism Organisation

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