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Best Bookstores and Libraries in Gwangju

By Betsy Burlingame

William Russell
William Russell

Summary: What are the best bookstores and libraries in Gwangju? In this article we highlight the best bookstores and libraries in Gwangju.

Yes24 Bookstore Gwangju Branch

Yes24 is a major bookstore chain in South Korea, offering a wide selection of books, magazines, and stationery. The Gwangju branch provides a comfortable environment for book lovers to browse and purchase a variety of reading materials.

Website: www.yes24.com
Address: 1-3F, 245, Sangmujayu-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Aladdin Used Bookstore Gwangju Branch

Aladdin Used Bookstore specializes in second-hand books, offering a sustainable option for readers. The Gwangju branch has a vast collection of used books at affordable prices.

Website: www.aladin.co.kr
Address: 14, Imbangul-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Kyobo Book Centre Gwangju Branch

Kyobo Book Centre is one of the largest bookstore chains in South Korea. The Gwangju branch features a comprehensive selection of books and a comfortable reading space.

Website: www.kyobobook.co.kr
Address: 5.18-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Bandinlunis Gwangju Branch

Bandinlunis is a popular bookstore chain that offers a wide range of books, stationery, and cultural products. The Gwangju branch is a favorite spot for local readers and visitors.

Website: www.bandinlunis.com
Address: 6, Sangmunuri-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Youngpoong Bookstore Gwangju Branch

Youngpoong Bookstore is a well-known bookstore chain in South Korea. The Gwangju branch offers a diverse selection of books and a cozy atmosphere for reading and relaxation.

Website: www.ypbooks.co.kr
Address: 1, Sangmunuri-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Gwangju Metropolitan City Library

Gwangju Metropolitan City Library serves as a central public library, providing access to a vast collection of books, digital resources, and community programs.

Address: 58, Sangmu-daero, Seo-gu, Gwangju

National Gwangju Library

National Gwangju Library is a government-run library that offers a comprehensive collection of books, periodicals, and multimedia materials, as well as various cultural events and educational programs.

Website: www.nl.go.kr/Gwangju
Address: 61, Sangmu-daero, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Gwangju Science Library

Gwangju Science Library focuses on science and technology resources, providing a specialized collection for research and education, along with interactive exhibits and science-related events.

Website: science.gwangju.go.kr
Address: 1100, Chipyeong-dong, Seo-gu, Gwangju

Chonnam National University Library

Chonnam National University Library supports the academic community with extensive resources, study spaces, and research assistance. It is open to students, faculty, and the public.

Website: library.chonnam.ac.kr
Address: 77, Yongbong-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju

Gwangju Women's University Library

Gwangju Women's University Library provides educational resources and services to support the university's curriculum and research, with a focus on women's studies and gender issues.

Website: lib.gwu.ac.kr
Address: 201, Cheomdangwagi-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju

About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


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