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Gwangmyeong Cave entrance
|Revised Romanization||Gwangmyeong Donggul|
The cave was used when Korea was under Japanese rule from 1910 to 1945 for mining purposes and was staffed by forced laborers. The cave complex re-opened in 2011 for tourism purposes and now has historical exhibits, but is chiefly entertainment-focused, with aquariums, sculptures, light shows, children's amusements, and other attractions, including an underground winery.
The cave complex is popular, especially for its cooler underground temperatures in summer, but is in a slightly isolated mountainous location. It can be easily reached by car, but the nearest Seoul Metro link is the Gwangmyeong KTX Station, about 2 km away.
- "Gwangmyeong Cave (광명동굴) | Official Korea Tourism Organization". english.visitkorea.or.kr. Retrieved 2017-09-05.
- "Set Off to Gwangmyeong for a Refreshing Cave Tour! | Official Korea Tourism Organization". english.visitkorea.or.kr. Retrieved 2017-09-05.
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