|Gwangju Metropole is a sister city to Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture since 2002. |
No wonder that One-eyed Dragon Warrior moved this metropole to seek asylum after 2011 Tohoku Earthquake.
Ssangam Park (Hanja: 雙岩公園) is located in front of the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST/광주과학기술원) within Cheomdan High Technology District in Gwangju Gwangsan-gu (Specific Location: 39 Cheomdan Central Avenue 182nd Street/Cheomdan-Jungangno 182beon-gil, Ssangam-dong 653-1 beonji). Thanks to the beautiful lake at its center, the park is also known as “Lake Park.” The lake is surrounded with landscaped azaleas and pine trees and is home to several fountains. At least once a month, a cultural festival takes place at the park.
At the center of the lake, Ssangam Park called the first lake park in Honam-Jeolla Region has an island with the forest of pine trees and royal azalea blossom. Buyupokgi (부유폭기) which spouts out to the sky adds exhilaration.
Convenience facilities include 146 benches, 3 restrooms, and 3 playgrounds. The park is especially popular among students since it has a gym and a wide grassy field perfect for playing sports.