Tour course 1 of the Hanok Village and surroundings

01course

Nagsujeong the military and the police cemetery

  • Address92, Naksujeong 2-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-222-1000(Jeonju City hall)

Nagsujeong, the military and the police cemetery in Jeonju is a cemetery where soldiers and police officers who died while trying to protect their homeland during the Korean War are settled. It was named as military cemetery in March 1953, and renamed to military and the police cemetery in 1973. It was built to commemorate the souls of soldiers and police officers who were fighting to protect their country and to pass on their merits to the posterity.

02course

Gyeonhwon's Palace Site

  • Address 103-144, Naksujeong 2-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-281-2553

It is the palatial site of Hubaekje which was set up as a capital by Gyeonhwon in 900, and its traces still remain to nowadays. Gyeonhwon’s Palace Site is located at Donggosanseong Fortress on the eastern side of Seungam Mountain in Jeonju which has the height of 306m above the sea level. ‘Jeonju Seongmyung Yunhwa Munwadang’ was discovered from an old building in inner side while investigating the mountain fortress in 1980 which proved the fact that it was the palatial site of Gyeonhwon who was the king of Hubaekje. You can find the name “Jeonju Fortress” along with lotus pattern decoration in Wadang.

03course

Donggo mountain fortress

  • Address 25 Daeseong-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-281-2553

Donggo Mountain Fortress is leaned on peculiar shaped rocks and cliff of the multiplication rocky mountain. The topography embracing the straw basket Hyeong mountain valley of which the conservatism is pierced to the direction of northwest is used. Moreover, it has the peculiar form installing the help to complete in north and south. The structure of the fortess has the ridge as internal castle and Hoerangdo is installed in its outer castle. As for the height of the wall is about 6 meter becomes the stonework to this outer side till one method. 256.0 meters and road of the north help to complete, as to 314.0 meters and road of north and south axis, as to 1,588.3 meters and road of axis of the east and west, as to the side of the outer castle case, as to the size of the castle, as to 112.0 meters and road of Iksung Nam can amount to 123.0 meters.

04course

Seumam Temple

  • Address47-13, Baramssoeneun-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-284-9902

It was the publication temple with the consideration which the conducting establishes in Heonkang king in Shilla buying the multiplication cancer on the Joseon Dynasty in the representative fire. While the coast and Maneung grand masters made a comment on the modern times, one wall sailor, Seungamgang circle, and etc. was set up and the academic traditions of this local Buddhist sector was a lot aroused. It published in << Lotus Sutra >> back 3 volume owned in this place the fire as the scriptures in which Buddha reveals the will of the basis found on the world so that the royal families in many royal household including Hyoryeong big army, and etc. could wish gentle and easy death of the longevity of Sejong the Great and Tae-Jong king in 1443. The existing woodblock-printed book is very rare and the data is invaluable.

05course

Chimyeongja Mountain holy site

In Chimyeongjasan, 6 families of 'honam's Apostle' Yuhangeom who died in Catholic Persecution of 1801  are buried together. Among them, Lee Sunee and Jungcheol  Yoo couple who were praied highly by  bishop Dabeulrwi as "the  bijou  of  Korean  martyrs"  were included included.  Yoo Hanggeom family as first buried near Baubaegi and were moved to where it is buried now by Bodune, bishop of JueonJu Catholic church(Jeondong Catholic church now)  in 1914.

06course

Jeonju Nature Ecological Museum

"jeonju natural ecology museum" which is situated in the beautiful natural environment which the Jeonju stream purity wave flows in the future having the wonderful sight of the multiplication rocky mountain, that is Jeonju's main producing, in the background, opens at May 22nd in 2008 and it is emerged as the new sight spot along with the village of traditional Korean-style houses.

07course

Hanbyeokdang

  • Address2, Girin-daero, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-222-1000

Because of be said to being Hanbyeok Blue Swallow with the palace which cut the cliff of the divergence hair, that is the multiplication rocky mountain edge, and which one wall Dang stands, it pointed out as one of Jeonju eight famous spots. And this west area increased. One wall Dang is known with not only our hometown but also Honam place of scenic beauty and the city which is marvelously responsive to prayers as the place which the poet calligraphers found ceaselessly is coming much. And it is this scriptures and second watch of night on << Honam town chronicle >>. Because poetry and prose of the well-known bows of 19 people including this novelty, Chinsang Kim, and etc. are contained, it can spread.

08course

Jeonju Traditional Culture Center

  • Address20, Jeonjucheondong-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si,
  • Phone063-280-7051
  • Websitehttp://www.jt.or.kr/

The place where tradition and modernity meet harmoniously, Jeonju Traditional Culture Center is where you can feel the wonder of tradition in the middle of the city. It is a complex cultural space where you can feel the Korean traditional life culture, which consists of Hanbyeok theater, the country music exclusive hall; Hanbyeokru, the traditional food center; the cooking experience center; Gyeongeopdang, the education experience center, Hwamyeongwon, the traditional wedding hall; Dahyang, the traditional teahouse, and the recreation ground, etc.

09course

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.

10course

Hagindang

  • Address45, Hyanggyo-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-294-9929
  • Websitehttp://from1908.kr

Hagindang is one of the 700 Korean-style houses in Hanok Village; the large-sized house with formality was built more than 100 years ago. As a house built by the handed down traditional technique, it shows the typical upper class housing at that time. Hagindang was a large mansion which consists of 99 rooms and covers more than 2,000 pyeong, but now the land only covers 520 pyeong and the building covers 69 pyeong. It is said that the house was built to honor the death of Baek Rak-Jung, who was famous as a devoted son. People say that 4,280 people including master builders & carpenters have been built it for 2 years and 8 months using the woods of Amnokgang River and Odaesan Mountain.

11course

Gangam Calligraphy Museum

It is the only calligraphic exclusive exhibition hall in Korea, and it was built by the calligrapher Gangam Song Seong-Yong who is a native of this region. There are more than 1,000 works of well-known Korean calligraphers, such as Chusa Kim Jeong-Hui, Changam Lee Sam-Man, Danwon Kim Hong-Do, Dasan Jeong Yak-Yong, which master Song Seong-Yong have collected throughout his lifetime. You can deeply enjoy the atmosphere of Jeonju, the ‘City of Calligraphy.’

12course

Jeonju Nambu Market

The south market borders the Wansan-gu electricity area and Jeonju riverside directly. And the south market is auspicious, it is putting on the between with the village of traditional Korean-style houses. Jeonju Confucian temple and school to teach local students in the Joseon Dynasty period and village of traditional Korean-style houses and electromotive character party and Kyonggi the former and Ppungnammun are located at the nearby. The year 100 is kept and the south market which twined Jeonju and the degree skirted along the Jeonju stream and built the streets where the thousands people swarms every the market day installs to be the history sharing joys and sorrows with the Jeonju citizen together in the field.

13course

Pungnammun Gate

  • Address1, Pungnammun 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-281-2553

Jeonju Pungnammun Gate, the symbol of Jeonju was originally the South Gate of the 4 gates of Jeonju Buseong which was built by Choi Yu-Gyeong, the governor of Jeolla, during the first year of King Gongyang of Goryeo (A.D. 1389). Its architectural style is the gate tower form of the late Joseon Dynasty, and it is relatively well-preserved. In 1905, the 3 gates among the 4 gates of Jeonju Buseong were forcibly removed at the same time by Joseon Residency-General except Pungnammun Gate.

14course

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.

15course

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.

16course

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.

17course

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.

18course

Seunggwangjae

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

19course

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.