5 Sights in Jeonju, South Korea (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Jeonju, South Korea. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Jeonju, South Korea.

Sightseeing Tours in Jeonju

1. Pungnammun

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Jeonju Pungnammun (全州 豊南門) is the southern entrance gate of the fortress surrounding Jeonju, which was the seat of Jeolla Gamyeong during the Joseon Dynasty, and is the only gate that remains after the wall was demolished. On January 21, 1963, it was designated as Treasure No. 308 of the Republic of Korea.

Wikipedia: 풍남문 (KO)

2. Gyeonggijeon Main Hall

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Jeonju Gyeonggijeon Jeonjeon (全州 慶基殿 正殿) is a depiction of the Joseon Dynasty located at 44, Taejo-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do. It is a building that enshrines the founder of the Joseon Dynasty, Taejo Yi Seong-gye. On January 9, 1991, it was elevated to the status of Historic Site No. 339 of the Republic of Korea, and on December 1, 2008, it was designated as Treasure No. 1578 of the Republic of Korea.

Wikipedia: 전주 경기전 정전 (KO)

3. Gyeonggijeon Hall

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Gyeonggijeon Hall

Jeonju Gyeonggijeon (全州 慶基殿) is located in Pungnam-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do Province, and is a place where the portrait of Taejo Yi Seong-gye of the Joseon Dynasty is enshrined. It was designated as Historic Site No. 339 of the Republic of Korea on January 9, 1991, but was changed to its current name in 2011.

Wikipedia: 전주 경기전 (KO)

4. Jeonju Hyanggyo

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The Jeonju Hyanggyo is a hyanggyo (school) originally established at the Gyeonggijeon Shrine site in Jeonju, Korea, sometime early in the 15th century, during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). Gyeonggijeon Shrine was erected in 1410, so construction of the Jeonju Hyanggyo had to follow sometime later.

Wikipedia: Jeonju Hyanggyo (EN)

5. 오목대

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Omokdae (木 臺) was a place where Lee Seong -gye lived in 1380 (6 years of King Goryeo) and stopped by the Wooden Army in Unbong Huangshan. On September 24, 1974, it was designated as Monument No. 16 in Jeollabuk -do.

Wikipedia: 오목대 (KO)


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