Crash Tour of Hanok Village

01course

Jeondong Catholic Cathedral

"The Jeondong catholic church at the entrance of Hanok Village is simple and tidy. The Jeondong catholic church was erected in the same place of Pungnammun Gate, where Yun Ji-Chung and Kwon Sang-Yeon, the first martyrs of the Korean Catholic Church were executed at the time of persecution in 1791.

02course

Gyeonggijeon

  • Address44, Taejo-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-287-1330

The symbol of the Jeonju Hanok village, Gyeonggijeon. Gyeonggijeon was built in the 10th year of King Taejong(1410) in order to support the King Taejo after Joseon(Korea) was established. Since then, Gyeonggijeon was disappeared at the time of the Jeongyu War which occurred in the 30th year of Seonjo(1597), and then it was rebuilt in the 6th year of King Gwanghae November 6th.

03course

Gyodong Art Center

We are making cultural exchanges through exhibitions of famous writers who get change every week, and we are concentrating on the development of the area using various products that commercialized Jeonju Hanji.

04course

Choimyeonghee Literary Museum

The writer of ‘Honbul’, Choi Myeong-Hui. Choi Myeong-Hui Literature Museum is the only literature museum in Jeonju that honors her cultural achievements. It holds various literary events that can interest citizens in literature and creation while centering on a project that unearths and sheds new light on the writer and her work. Also, it is a place for local cultural artists to communicate, where established as a specialty of Hanok village.

05course

Jeonju Fan Culture Center

In October 2011, the Jeonju Fan Culture Center opened in Jeonju where Seonjacheong was used to be located, in order to inform the historical value and cultural meaning of the fan. The center is in the middle of Jeonju Hanok village, and promotes various exhibitions of fan relics and regular experience programs, etc. It consists of Jiseonnsil, the planning exhibition room; Cheongpungsil, the permanent exhibition hall of 60 or more fan relics, and Experience Room where progresses fan experience programs.

06course

Donghak Peasant Revolution Memorial Hall

  • Address34, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-231-3219

It is a memorial hall built in order to honor the noble revolutionary spirit as a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Donghak Peasant Revolution, consisting of a permanent exhibition hall and a memorial hall.

07course

600-year-old Maidenhair Tree

  • Address33-7, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si

Mr. Choi Dam retired to this place after abandoning his government position in the 9th year of King Woo(1383), then built a pavilion and a maidenhair tree. Despite the age of 600, the tree’s vital force was so strong that another tree started growing at the root of it since 2005, which was considered as a propitious sign. Therefore it is said that you can get the tree’s vital force by taking deep breath 5 times under the tree, and it is becoming a famous tour sight that attracts many people.

08course

Oriental Medicinal Culture Center

The Oriental medicine and Oriental pharmacy is connected to the traditional living culture and the place oriental medicinal culture center oriental medicinal culture center resting the foot tired of the Chinese medicine soup made with foot and knuckle is the display, education, and Oriental medicine museum of the experienced unique in the interior. The times can cry the principles of the Oriental medicine in this place through the classification of four constitution · diagnosis, one health age measurement, Oriental medicine principle of treatment, Oriental Medicine bio experience of goods, and etc. The Chinese herb medicine is mixed with the water and one it fits for the constitution glass of Korean herbal tea is added. If it is the case, the body of the life and mind getting tired will be more comfortable.c

09course

The Jeonju crafted product Gallery

  • Address15, Taejo-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-285-0002
  • Websitewww.jjhans.com

The Jeonju Crafted Product Gallery is a complex crafts culture facility consists of an exhibition museum called Craft Museum, gallery of specialist craft called Planning Center, Experience Center where you can experience handicraft, Luxury Specialty Center where you can enjoy traditional tea while shopping handicraft works, and the Living Craft Center where you can shop both traditional and modern living handicrafts.

10course

Jeonju Traditional Hanji Center

Jeonju Traditional Hanji Center is the place where perfectly reproduces the traditional manufacturing techniques of Hanji; it only produces the pure Korean Hanji with a spirit of thousand years. More than 80% of the Hanji produced here is exported to Japan and the rest is consumed domestically. Unlike other papers, Hanji itself is a piece of art and a valuable heritage that bears the craftsmanship of ancestors. Here, you can learn about Hanji making process, such as knitting, pattering, drying, etc.

11course

Hanok Village Scholar Cultural Center

  • Address102, Hanji-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-288-5124

It is a place where you can appreciate the honored scholars’ life, thoughts and world of art. Especially, you can feel the Hanok Village from 100 years ago, which was different from now, through the appearance of scholars who were gathered in the village during the Japanese colonial era. Unlike visual-only displays, experience facilities and programs that allows you to feel ideas of the lives of scholars are available, and the map of Hanok Village at the entrance of the exhibition hall contains footprints of Jeonju scholars which provide unusual journey.

12course

Traditional Liquor Museum

Traditional Liquor Museum is the place where the tradition of home-brewed liquor is alive. It is an experience type museum which displays and sells Korean traditional liquors, and reveals its own brewing method to visitors. You can learn about the process of brewing traditional liquors in Yanghwadang, and experience appropriate drinking etiquette through ‘Gyeyoungbae’ in Gyeyoungwon.