Gyeonggijeon Shrine

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This is where the portrait of Yi Seong-gye, founder of the Joseon dynasty, is preserved. Coming here you will be amazed at the beautiful architecture of this temple. Not to mention, if you are a Korean movie fan, you definitely have to visit here once to watch the film studio of “Love in the Moonlight” with the handsome Prince Park Bo-Gum who make your heart sob.. There will be free tours guide in English / Chinese / Korean language every hour, if you want to learn about the history of the shrine, or if not, you should take a walk in the shrine, there are many beautiful corners to take pictures.

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1Gyeonggijeon Shrine jeonju (1)

1Gyeonggijeon Shrine jeonju (1)
The temple also has super nice bamboo lines, ensuring a wonderful virtual living.
Foto by: what to do in jeonju blog.
Foto by: what to do in jeonju blog.

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1Gyeonggijeon Shrine jeonju (1)

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1Gyeonggijeon Shrine jeonju (1)

1Gyeonggijeon Shrine jeonju (1)

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A scene in the movie Love in the Moonlight

Address: 44 Taejo-ro, Pungnam-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Phone: +82 63-287-1330
Hours: 09:00-18:00
Entrance fee: Adults 3,000 won / Teenagers 2,000 won / Children 1,000 won
Getting there: From Omokdae & Imokdae, continue walking 100m along the Taejo-ro road is reach.

Jeondong Catholic Cathedral

Jeondong Catholic Cathedral (1)
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Located right at the entrance to Jeonju ancient village, this church is also one of the places visited by many visitors. The church was built by the French missionary. In general there is not much things to see at here, in addition to the church architecture is quite beautiful, you can visit it before or after visiting the Jeonju village to your trip is more complete.

Jeondong Catholic Cathedral (1)

Jeondong Catholic Cathedral (1)
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Jeondong Catholic Cathedral (1)

Jeondong Catholic Cathedral (1)
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Address: 51, Taejo-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
Hours: 05:30 – 20:00
Phone: +82 63-284-3222
Getting there: From Jeonju Intercity/Express Bus Terminal, take the Bus No. 5-1, 5-2 or 79.

Nambu Market

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This market is more than 100 years old, this is a traditional market with nearly 800 stalls, selling daily necessities of people. In the market there are also interesting souvenirs, crafts that you can buy as gifts, or remember to find some popular food area to enjoy the local cuisine. There are occasional art shows such as music show in the middle of the market. However, this market is quite similar to many big markets in Vietnam, probably Westerners will prefer, so if you have time, you can also try to know.

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Jeonju Nambu Market p
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Bibimbap waffle is one of famous street food in Jeonju Hanok village, South Korea.
Bibimbap waffle which is one of famous street food in Jeonju you have to try.

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Address: 19-3 Pungnammun 1-gil, Jeonong 3(sam)-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Hours: 09:00-21:30. Varies by store
Phone: +82 63-284-1344

Riding at Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike

Riding at Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike

With peaceful and poetic scenery, fresh air in Jeonju, in addition to walking, riding on the rail bikes is also fun, riding a bike and watching the scenery without having to avoid the car on the road. We do not understand why this type of experience in Korea is so popular, not only in Jeonju but also in Nami. Sure it is both safety and easy to see for viewing scenery, the bike also has a roof, so you should worry about the weather, sunny or raining does not effects. In addition to the routes with charming scenery, there will be tunnels with sparkling led lights, very eye-catching.

Riding at Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike
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Riding at Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike
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Riding at Jeonju Hanok Rail Bike

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Jeonju railbike tunnel

Jeonju blog: What to eat in Jeonju?

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Bibimbap

Jeonju's famous bibimbap.
Jeonju’s famous bibimbap.

We forget yet to introduce, Jeonju is home to Bibimbap national dish (aka rice mixed), in addition to eat original Bibimbap, the ingredients and vegetables in Jeonju also have better quality. Most of the restaurants serve this dish, but according to many reviews, Gajok Hoegwan Restaurant is located at 17, Jeollagamyeong 5-gil, Wansan-gu quite popular. Phone: +82 63-284-0982

bibimbap jeonju

bibimbap jeonju
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Bibimbap from Hanguk-jip A Jeonju specialty.
Bibimbap, must eat in Jeonju Picture: jeonju food blog.

Street food

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Jeonju street food

If your trip plan will visit the ancient village of Jeonju, remember to stay hungry to eat all the street food here. There are many snacks, heavy meals, light meals, etc… flooded in Jeonju. Our advice is to eat as many dishes as you can eat, try as many dishes as possible because every dish is worth trying. Some dishes you can try such as:

jeonju street food

jeonju street food

jeonju street food

Grilled octopus, very soft and big, served with delicious cheese sauce forget about the way to home. Price about 3.000KRW.

Picture: jeonju food blog.
Picture: jeonju food blog.

Picture: jeonju food blog.

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Photo: Jeonju food blog.

Go to Gyodong Korokke to try the Jeonju Bibimbap Korokke (2,500 KRW / pc), it will definitely be a favorite for you to eat spicy. Inside the cake will have the same ingredients as mixed rice (including vegetables, rice, chili paste, etc.).

Jeonju Bibimbap Korokke

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Jeonju Bibimbap Korokke1

Eat something as you want but do not forget to try the handmade Choco pie at PNB Bakery’s Choco Pies (2,000 KRW), Jeonju specialties. The cake is very soft, spongy with delicious chocolate taste blended with fresh cream, surely after finished eat you will not regret it for a lifetime.

Chocopie handmade PNB
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Chocopie handmade PNB

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Chocopie handmade PNB4

Chocopie handmade PNB4

PNB Bakery’s Choco Pies
Address: PNB 풍년제과 (Pungnyeon Jegwa), Eunhaeng-ro 61-1 (gyo dong), Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
Note: Located at Jeonju Hanok Village at intersection between Taejo Road and Gingko Road.
Tel: +82-63-288-7300
Business hours: 8.30am-10.00pm

Bongeunsa Temple
Bongeunsa Temple, Seoul. Credit: Seoul travel guide blog.

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Hongdae night street.

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