Tour course 2 of the Hanok Village and surroundings


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.



  • 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.


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.


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.


Jeonju Fan Culture Center

In October 2011, the Jeonju Fan Culture Center opened in Jeonju where Seonjacheong was used to be located, in order to inform the historical value and cultural meaning of the fan. The center is in the middle of Jeonju Hanok village, and promotes various exhibitions of fan relics and regular experience programs, etc. It consists of Jiseonnsil, the planning exhibition room; Cheongpungsil, the permanent exhibition hall of 60 or more fan relics, and Experience Room where progresses fan experience programs.


Oriental Medicinal Culture Center

The Oriental medicine and Oriental pharmacy is connected to the traditional living culture and the place oriental medicinal culture center oriental medicinal culture center resting the foot tired of the Chinese medicine soup made with foot and knuckle is the display, education, and Oriental medicine museum of the experienced unique in the interior. The times can cry the principles of the Oriental medicine in this place through the classification of four constitution · diagnosis, one health age measurement, Oriental medicine principle of treatment, Oriental Medicine bio experience of goods, and etc. The Chinese herb medicine is mixed with the water and one it fits for the constitution glass of Korean herbal tea is added. If it is the case, the body of the life and mind getting tired will be more comfortable.



Cheongmyeongheon is a traditional Korean accommodation guesthouse facility established by Jeonju city. It is located in the center of Jeonju Hanok Village which consists of traditional Korean-style rooms and women exclusive Korean guesthouse.



Ppungnamheon is an old house representing the beauty of traditional Hanok, which is built in 1933. Korean traditional roof tile master Lee Geun-bok made the tiled roof. The girder is in curve, and rafters are also curve, so these features makes this old house very rare and valuable.


Donghak Peasant Revolution Memorial Hall

  • Address34, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-231-3219

It is a memorial hall built in order to honor the noble revolutionary spirit as a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Donghak Peasant Revolution, consisting of a permanent exhibition hall and a memorial hall.


600-year-old Maidenhair Tree

  • Address33-7, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si

Mr. Choi Dam retired to this place after abandoning his government position in the 9th year of King Woo(1383), then built a pavilion and a maidenhair tree. Despite the age of 600, the tree’s vital force was so strong that another tree started growing at the root of it since 2005, which was considered as a propitious sign. Therefore it is said that you can get the tree’s vital force by taking deep breath 5 times under the tree, and it is becoming a famous tour sight that attracts many people.



DongLag-Won is located in Pungnamdong alley where a ginkgo becomes about 500 years meterial repairs this place, that is the Bank of Korea official residence, and uses for the experiential building for the teaching of practice Jang of the tradition of the school and students and people so that Gijeondaehak can train the specialist required for the traditional culture succession business, that is the culture business of the area. Moreover, the sharing one's joy circle is the Jeonkin who U.S.A other Presbyterian Church missionary comes in Jeonju and who makes the institute bridge materialize missionary of the memorial hall. It hires as the educational which the visitors experience in the traditional Korean-style house space where 1895 Jeonju is reappeared.


Jeonju SORI(Sound) Culture Center

‘Jeonju SORI Culture Center(Jeonju Sound Culture Center)’ was built to raise the cultural superiority of Jeonju, the home of Pansori, and to lead the new Pansori culture. It is located on the 56, Hanji-gil in Jeonju Hanok Village with land area of 1,315㎡ and consists of 4 buildings in a shape.


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.



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


Yuhmyeong Camera Museum

Yuhmyeong Camera Museum is an old camera museum located in Jeonju Hanok Village. In the cozy and sophisticated Hanok exhibition space, the world’s old-fashioned rare cameras are displayed with various artistic tales and stories. Even one corner or one small part of those cameras are carefully made by hand and have its own beauty. Here, you can see the luxury cameras directly made by the craftsmen’s hands.


Jeonju Traditional Hanji Center

Jeonju Traditional Hanji Center is the place where perfectly reproduces the traditional manufacturing techniques of Hanji; it only produces the pure Korean Hanji with a spirit of thousand years. More than 80% of the Hanji produced here is exported to Japan and the rest is consumed domestically. Unlike other papers, Hanji itself is a piece of art and a valuable heritage that bears the craftsmanship of ancestors. Here, you can learn about Hanji making process, such as knitting, pattering, drying, etc.


Hanok Village Scholar Cultural Center

  • Address102, Hanji-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-288-5124

It is a place where you can appreciate the honored scholars’ life, thoughts and world of art. Especially, you can feel the Hanok Village from 100 years ago, which was different from now, through the appearance of scholars who were gathered in the village during the Japanese colonial era. Unlike visual-only displays, experience facilities and programs that allows you to feel ideas of the lives of scholars are available, and the map of Hanok Village at the entrance of the exhibition hall contains footprints of Jeonju scholars which provide unusual journey.



The place which is visible to the right along the Taejo-ro of Hanok Village Tourist Information Center is called Omokdae, and the place called Imokdae comes out when you descend along the viaduct connected to Omokdae. It is also a place where the Lee Seong-Gye gave a party to his soldiers when he was returning to the Kaekyong after conquering Japanese raiders called Azibaldo in Namwon Unbong Hwangsan.


The Jeonju crafted product Gallery

  • Address15, Taejo-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-285-0002

The Jeonju Crafted Product Gallery is a complex crafts culture facility consists of an exhibition museum called Craft Museum, gallery of specialist craft called Planning Center, Experience Center where you can experience handicraft, Luxury Specialty Center where you can enjoy traditional tea while shopping handicraft works, and the Living Craft Center where you can shop both traditional and modern living handicrafts.


Miseon Craft

Miseon Craft is a place where displays and sells Choowon Eom’s works. It sells cell phone string made with traditional painting skill, accessories including necklace, earrings, and etc. This place also sells other mother-of-pearl works, swing products and artworks for tourists.


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.’



  • AddressJeonjucheonseo-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si

NamChungyo is the name which is attached from the point where it calls the Jeonju stream flowing the south area of Jeonju paternity in being the southern sky. Connect the silver path of the village of traditional Korean-style houses and Western Learning motion Jeonju alternation. As to the original NamChungyo , there said be between the NamChungyo now and Ssajeon bridge.. The bridge was washed away by the place where there was the leg in 0 from long time ago and it was high and this shape said occur the Hongye bridge of 5 with king Jeongjo like the glasses in 15 and many names including the temples of a pair of spectacles or the southern sky stone bridge, bird leg, and etc. was soaked. Boast figure of which the blue color implication of the hip-and-gable roof is attractive on Chungyo Nam now. If it alights on the blue color implication, the Jeonju stream water road and multiplication rocky mountain comes into the eye freely. If it is Seogyangnyeok, the scenery like a picture can be enjoyed.


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.


The original wood-work cultural center

Wanpanbon(woodblock-printed book) Culture Center was erected to inform the importance of Wanpanbon and archival culture. It re-illuminates the publication culture of Jeonju once vivid in the past, and newly summarizes the meaning of Wanpanbon that embraces Jeonju’s economy, culture, society, thoughts, etc. It tries to build the future value of Jeonju by these activities, and therefore it casts a long shadow to us.


Jeonju Traditional Culture Center

  • Address20, Jeonjucheondong-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si,
  • Phone063-280-7051
  • Website

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.



  • Address45, Hyanggyo-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si
  • Phone063-294-9929
  • Website

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.


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.


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.