1 day Jeonju City tour by KTX Train from Seoul
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1 day Jeonju City tour by KTX Train from Seoul
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1 day Jeonju City tour by KTX Train from Seoul

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Stop At: Jeonju Hanok Village, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do South Korea

1. Chronicle of Jeonju Hanok village(a local historical museum)
Upon arrival in Jeonju city, you will visit the 'Chronicle of Jeonju Hanok Village' where a local historical museum, to help the visitors to better understand Jeonju Hanok Village.

2. Omokdae Pavilion
Omokdae is one of the places where Yiseong-gye stopped to celebrate his victory on his way home from a battle with Japanese invaders at Hwangsan, Namwon in 1380(the 6th year of Kong Woo of Goryeo Dynasty). It offers a stunning view of Jeonju's Hanok village.

3. Jeondong Catholic Cathedral: Jeondong Catholic Church in Jeonju (Historic Site No. 288) was built in honor of Roman Catholic martyrs of the Joseon Dynasty on the very same spot the martyrs lost their lives.

4. Pungnammun Gate
Pungnammun Gate was built in the middle of the Joseon Dynasty (1768) and was designated Treasure No. 308. Of the four original city gates, this is the only one left standing (located in the southern portion of the city).

5. Nambu Traditional Market
Over 200 years old, Nambu Market is the oldest major market in Jeonju. Visitors not only can enjoy delicious foods but also can see a variety of interesting attractions.

6. Jeonju Hyanggyo Confucian school
A hyanggyo is the Joseon Dynasty’s local Confucian school.
Since Goryeo Dynasty (918-1329) and throughout Joseon Dynasty (1329-1910), Hyanggyo had been installed as the public educational institution in provinces. Therefore, Hyanggyo is likened to today’s national universities installed in major regional cities. The sheer size and the golden aura of the gingko trees are overwhelming. All Hyanggyos in Korea planted gingko trees. Because gingko trees have long lifespan and chase off bugs, Koreans planted the trees wishing that the students concentrate on studying and become great names for the country.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Gyeonggijeon Shrine, 26, Gyo-dong 1-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-070 South Korea

Historic Site No. 339, Gyeonggijeon Shrine was erected in 1410 and holds the portrait of King Tae-jo, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty. And features monuments such as a jogyeongmyo, jeonju Sago(Historical Archives), Taesil(the placenta chamber). The wide bamboo forest trail and huge trails in the precincts are good for taking a walk. It is well preserved as a location for historical drama and movie filming.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hanji Museum, 59, Palbok-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 561-723 South Korea

Hanji (Korea's traditional paper) Making experience
Enjoy making Korea's traditional paper
Jeonju Jeontong Hanjiwon sells various types of Hanji(Korean traditional paper) from the ones for calligraphy, oriental painting and crafts to the health supplement ones used as wallpaper for red clay houses or hardwood charcoal Hanji, which are known to emit far-infrared radiation. Aside from its functionality, Hanji itself has beautiful colors so it is almost an artwork. This place is not just a Hanji shop but it a workshop where people can experience how to make Hanji. The traditional Korean paper was internationally recognized as a well-made product! Revel in the beauty of the beautiful paper here in Jeonju Jeontong Hanjiwon.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Geumsansa, 39 Geumsan-ri, Geumsan-myeon, Gimje, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea

Geumsansa Buddhist temple
During the Baekjae reign of King Beop (599 C.E.), the temple was built to pray for the king’s prosperity and good fortune. Later it was expanded and established as the Head Temple for the worship of Maitreya. Maitreya, regarded as the future Buddha. When you step in Geumsansa, you would see valuable relics and cultural assets. The most eye-catching among all undoubtedly is the three stories Mireukjeon (Maitreya Hall). From the outside, it seems like a three-story building, but inside is completely open all the way up to the high ceiling.

Duration: 1 hour

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  • 1 Day Private tour
  • Qualified Local English-speaking guide
  • KTX round-trip fare (Economy class)
  • All admission fees to tourists sites
  • Hanji (Korea's traditional paper) Making experience fee
  • Hotel Pick-up (Seoul area)
  • Entry/Admission - Gyeonggijeon Shrine
  • Entry/Admission - Hanji Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Geumsansa
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Drop off Service (Seoul)
  • Accommodation
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Jeonju Hanok Village
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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