Tour course for Walking and Reflection

01course

Hanok Village Tourist Information Center

  • Address99, Girin-daero, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-282-1330

This place operates from 9:00am to 6:00pm througout the year (variations on holidays), and provides tourist information related to the Hanok Village. For the convenience of foreign tourists, English, Chinese and Japanese interpreters are receiving customers; wheelchairs and strollers can be borrowed with no charge.

02course

Jeonju SORI(Sound) Culture Center

‘Jeonju SORI Culture Center(Jeonju Sound Culture Center)’ was built to raise the cultural superiority of Jeonju, the home of Pansori, and to lead the new Pansori culture. It is located on the 56, Hanji-gil in Jeonju Hanok Village with land area of 1,315㎡ and consists of 4 buildings in a shape.

03course

Seunggwangjae

Seunggwangjae is the house where the Imperial grandson of Korean Empire used to live.

04course

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.

05course

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.

06course

Omokdae·Imokdae

The place which is visible to the right along the Taejo-ro of Hanok Village Tourist Information Center is called Omokdae, and the place called Imokdae comes out when you descend along the viaduct connected to Omokdae. It is also a place where the Lee Seong-Gye gave a party to his soldiers when he was returning to the Kaekyong after conquering Japanese raiders called Azibaldo in Namwon Unbong Hwangsan.

07course

Jeonju Hyanggyo

Jeonju Hyanggyo was founded during the Goryeo Dynasty, and the current building has been built in the reign of King Seonjo of Joseon. In the center of Daeseongjeon Shrine, the memorial tablets of 5 saints are placed including Confucius, Yanzi, Zisi, Zengzi, Mencius, etc. Looking at the arrangement of existing buildings of Jeonju Hyanggyo, there are Dongmu and Seomu on the left and right centering on the Daeseongjeon Shrine, Irwolmun and Manhwaru on the front, Myeongnyundang Lecture Hall between the back wall of Daeseongjeon Shrine, Jangseogak Library, Gyeseongsa, Yangsajae and Samajae to the west and many buildings including Gyojiksa are around.

08course

Wanpanbon Culture Center

Wanpanbon(woodblock-printed book) Culture Center was erected to inform the importance of Wanpanbon and archival culture. It re-illuminates the publication culture of Jeonju once vivid in the past, and newly summarizes the meaning of Wanpanbon that embraces Jeonju’s economy, culture, society, thoughts, etc. It tries to build the future value of Jeonju by these activities, and therefore it casts a long shadow to us.

09course

Omokdae Sacred Tree

  • Address1-11, San, Gyo-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si

If you go down the stairs that descend from Omokdae, you can find 500 years old Zelkova tree which is also called Hanok Village Sacred tree. The origin of Sacred tree is as follows. Parents who had infectious diseases hid deep in the mountains because they though their illness would go their children, and their son who left the way to find his parents froze to death in the mountains. A sister who didn’t know that her brother was already dead and had been waiting for her brother on the hill also died of hunger, and somehow a tree grew up at the place where she died. Nowadays, Jeongwol Daeboreum Fire Festival ritual takes place in here to pray for the peace of the town, and appease the spirit of poor sister.

10course

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.

11course

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.

12course

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.

13course

Hanok Village Tourist Information Center

  • Address99, Girin-daero, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-282-1330

This place operates from 9:00am to 6:00pm througout the year (variations on holidays), and provides tourist information related to the Hanok Village. For the convenience of foreign tourists, English, Chinese and Japanese interpreters are receiving customers; wheelchairs and strollers can be borrowed with no charge.