A live and vibrant city immersed in cultural and traditional customs, from food, architecture to festivals that give identity to the region and the nation. Situated as the provincial capital of Jeollabuk-do, it is filled with treasures of antiquity, within the wood and mortar of the traditional Korean village, to the relics and artifacts of ages past, preserved and exhibited to the public, in the confines of the modern museums of the present day.

Hot spots to visit

Jeonju Hanok Village

A village containing 800 traditional Korean 'hanok' houses, that is surrounded by skyscrapers and modernized buildings beyond its parameter, gives a contrasting view of the world today and then. Retaining its charm an cultural heritage and enlightening any traveler of the traditions that remain throughout the village, its gives a deep insight into the traditional daily lives of the age of pre-industrialization and modernism.

Jeondong Catherdral

Invoking a Byzantine-feel that permeates the general structure of this western-style cathedral, it highlights the appeal of westernization during the early periods of modernization in Korea.


A historical monument that illustrates the alluding prospect of foreign invasion. Built in 1768, its architectural design, illuminates the nature of practical defense, with regards to the round features that protect the gate itself. While at the same time, its main arches, roof structure, gives insight into the applicable capabilities of this bastion.

Deokjin Park

A part that is centralized around the lotus flowers that blooms in the lake, of Deokjin, it is a park that acts a historical and cultural exhibit, with its annual festivals.

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