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Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum (전주 전통술박물관)

0m    27235     2020-04-02

74, Hanji-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-287-6305

Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum offers visitors the unique chance to explore the world of traditional Korean liquor and engage in related hands-on experience programs. At the museum, visitors can see the tools and machines used in the making of alcohol and get a closer look at the different types of traditional wine in Korea. Some of the most interesting displays at the museum are the alcohol preparation room and the fermentation room. Thanks to speakers located in these two rooms, visitors are able to hear the amplified sounds of the fermentation process.

MOAKSAN MOTEL [Korea Quality] / 모악산 모텔 [한국관광 품질인증]

MOAKSAN MOTEL [Korea Quality] / 모악산 모텔 [한국관광 품질인증]

10.4 Km    25438     2020-09-10

104-10, Moaksan-gil, Gui-myeon, Wanju_Gun, Jeollabuk-do, Korea
+82-10-5333-3022

The Moaksan Motel is located in the tourism complex at Moaksan Mountain. Newly refurbished and re-opened, it is known as a clean, cozy hotel offering a high standard of customer satisfaction. The tourism complex comprises a large public parking lot, local food restaurants, and a football pitch among other facilities. Moaksan Mountain is a popular hiking destination among hikers and the people of Jeonju. In addition, the hotel is just three minutes’ walk from the Jeonbuk Province Art Museum, while Gui Reservoir, where the National Canoe Championships is held by the Korea Canoe Federation, is situated in front of the hotel. The hotel also offers easy access to public transportation as the bus stop (Bus No. 970) is situated in the tourism complex, allowing guests to travel directly to Jeonju Bus Terminal.

PoongNamheon [Korea Quality] / 풍남헌 [한국관광 품질인증]

PoongNamheon [Korea Quality] / 풍남헌 [한국관광 품질인증]

105.46321868913098m    8159     2020-12-12

35, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-10-2757-7673, +82-63-286-7673

Poongnamheon is a traditional Korean house that was once owned by a Korean noble family and is located next to a 600-year-old ginkgo tree in Jeonju Hanok Village. Recently remodeled to serve as a guesthouse, it's popular among tea lovers because the owner of the guesthouse serves tea made from the tea leaves he cultivated and harvested in Jirisan Mountain. In addition to tea drinking, the guesthouse also offers a number of tea experience programs to the guests. This traditional Korean house was built in 1934, and one of its outstanding features is the wooden columns that are more than 80 years old. It was a residential house until it was remodeled to serve as a guesthouse in 2004. Although a typical traditional Korean house with the wooden columns supporting the eaves at the end of the gambrel roof, it doesn’t have a “daecheong (open living room with wooden floor," which is common in traditional Korean houses. Instead, it has a wider “toenmaru (narrow wooden porch running along the outside of a room)” just outside the windows. The owner of the guesthouse saw to it that most of the original wooden materials and structures are preserved as much as possible when it was remodeled, in order for it to have the "feel" of a traditional Korean house owned by a noble family. The highlight of the house is the roof tiles, which are from Goryeong and made by Lee Geumbok, Intangible Cultural Heritage No. 121. It took more than two years to remodel the interior of the building to bring out all the features of a traditional Korean house such as the floor, which is lacquered and covered with traditional Korean paper. The dark brown color of the floor is a perfect match with the wooden columns and ceiling rafters. As an antique collector, the owner of the guesthouse decorated all the guestrooms with some of his collection such as furniture. The old Korean paintings and folding screen add to the atmosphere of a traditional Korean house that could only be owned by a noble family in the past. Guests can try fresh wild green tea leaves. The guesthouse owner originally came from Hwagae Jangteo in Jirisan Mountain, where he has a 16-acre wild green tea farm. According to him, the tea served at Poongnamheon is made from some of the best-quality tea leaves from the farm. As a tea lover, he takes pride in serving all-natural green tea to the guests. The guesthouse owner and his wife also offer a number of wild tea experience programs to those interested in tea, such as "Tea Manufacturing Class” where guests get to roast fresh tea leaves and “Tea Food Tasting Session.”

Korea Expressway Corporation Arboretum (Jeonju Arboretum) (한국도로공사수목원(전주수목원))

Korea Expressway Corporation Arboretum (Jeonju Arboretum) (한국도로공사수목원(전주수목원))

10.7 Km    43231     2016-07-04

462-45, Beonyeong-ro, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-212-0652

Korea Expressway Corporation Arboretum (Jeonju Arboretum) is located in a relatively warm region of the country, reaching 20-30 meters in altitude. Operated by Korea Expressway Corporation, the garden is a non-profit aboretum that is free and open to the public. The garden was built to restore the local environment that was damaged during the construction of an expressway in 1972, starting with a nursery field. The builders then began collecting plants in 1983, and eventually opened the garden in 1992. The arboretum now sees an average of 200,000 visitors per year.
The garden operates various hands-on programs and summer educational programs due to its diverse plant species.

Wanju Songgwangsa Temple (송광사(완주))

Wanju Songgwangsa Temple (송광사(완주))

10.8 Km    20795     2021-07-22

255-16, Songgwangsuman-ro, Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-243-8091

Songgwangsa Temple in Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do has a unique history that spans a period of over a thousand years. For many years the temple lay incomplete until Monk Bojo Chejing began reconstruction in the 7th year of King Gyeongmun of Silla (AD 867). The temple was destroyed at one point in time, but Master Monk Jinul prayed that it be rebuilt. In accordance with his fervent hopes, in the 1600s the monk’s followers rebuilt a number of the temple’s halls and buildings, many of which can still be seen today. The temple is also remembered as the temple that King Injo helped rebuild with the hope that his two sons, who had been taken hostage by the Qing dynasty during the Byeongjahoran War (Chinese invasion of Korea in 1636), would be returned safely and that Buddha would heal the nation.

One of the Korea’s four major temples, Songgwangsa is home to Jijangbosal and Siwangsang statues (found in Jijangjeon Hall), a Seokgayeorae statue, and 500 Nahansang statues (found in Nahanjeon Hall). The temple is also home to eight Tangible Cultural Assets and four Treasured Cultural Assets: Daeungjeon Hall, the Samsebulsang statues, the bell-tower, and the Sacheonwangsang statue.

Beloved for its historical significance as well as its beauty, the temple draws throngs of worshipers throughout the year. In spring, many tourists flock to the area to explore the temple and walk through the nearby cherry blossom tunnels. A worthwhile attraction for visitors of all ages, the temple is particularly well-suited for those with mobility problems since it is located on ground level.

Happydream [Korea Quality] / 행복드림한옥 [한국관광 품질인증]

Happydream [Korea Quality] / 행복드림한옥 [한국관광 품질인증]

11.0 Km    9895     2020-09-09

181-21, Bongseoan-gil, Yongjin-eup, Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do
+82-10-3677-5339

The Dueok Happy Dream Village Farming Association Corporation runs a hanok-style guesthouse situated in Dueok Happy Dream Village, which is surrounded by high, clean mountains. Also known as Bongseogol, the village is a pleasant farming community located deep in the lush green mountains of Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do, and is also well known as one of the eight best propitious sites in Korea – Jongnamsan Mountain on its right and Seobangsan Mountain on its left are said to resemble a phoenix('Bonghwang' in Korean) embracing the village (hence the name of the village is ‘Bongseo’). Dueok Village was re-born as Dueok Happy Dream Village as part of the rural village revitalization project carried out in Wanju County. The village has jointly run diverse hanok buildings (ranging from about 45 to 150 years old) as hanok-style guesthouses, along with various hands-on programs, since 2010. The Dueok Happy Dream Village Farming Association Corporation now runs the guestrooms and a large experience center, and only accepts groups of guests. The experience center offers education programs on traditional etiquette, and also operates reenactments of the ancient civil service examination. It also offers guests three good meals a day consisting of rural-style healthy food served with wild vegetables and various side dishes at a reasonable price. The guesthouse comprises tile-roofed houses on both sides set amid a large grassy field against a background of green mountains. The guestrooms feature a simple yet pleasant design and are equipped with ondol (under-the-floor heating) without air-conditioning. The experience center is notable for its ten doors which can be opened by lifting them up toward the ceiling, thereby providing an open view of the beautiful landscape. Furthermore, the village, which has been designated as a rural experience and recreational village, runs a wide variety of hands-on programs, including a Nature Experience program consisting of a forest tour with a guide, Making a Wish Necklace, Walking on the Myeongdang (propitious site), Rice Farming, Digging Sweet Potatoes, Traditional Folk Games (archery, steel hoop rolling), Rice Cake Pounding, Making Scarecrows, and Making a Kite, among others. It also offers Sori Hakdang and etiquette education programs as a two-day course.

Ilrakdang sarangchae [Korea Quality] / 일락당사랑채 [한국관광 품질인증]

Ilrakdang sarangchae [Korea Quality] / 일락당사랑채 [한국관광 품질인증]

112.84966924593915m    2872     2020-12-12

15, Choemyeonghui-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-10-3084-6679

A must visit place for tourists in Jeonju, Ilrakdang Sarangchae is located in the middle of the traditional Korean house village of Jeonju. The very first of three enjoyments for noble man, as indicated by Menicus, the existence of parents and brothers with no troubles is what the place is named after. Standing in the garden, you can easily see the stone walls of Gyeonggijeon and also you are within the range of walking distance to Jeondong catholic church, Omokdae, Southern market, Jeonju Hyanggyo, and the wall painting village of Jaman.
The rooms are called, Haengbokchae, Sarangbang, Mitum band, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and so on. Haengbok room 1/2, a living room with furnace, a big sized attic above the living room are shared together, which makes it most suitable for big families or a small group of tourists. The Monday/Tuesday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday rooms all have a small, cozy attic and in every guest room’s wall, column and doors are mainly made of woods which makes them feel very warm. On every morning, in the shared kitchen, simple breakfasts mainly consisting of toasts, jams, coffee and juice are served. All guests are provided with discounts on Korean costume rental(30%), motor bikes(30%) and waengi bean sprout soup with rice (1000KRW). Besides, there are various services such as introduction to tasty restaurants in partnerships with traditional Korean house villages, as well as discounts, and try out of Korean rice cake making experiences and so on.

Jeonju International Film Festival (전주국제영화제)

Jeonju International Film Festival (전주국제영화제)

1.2 Km    17197     2022-08-05

74 , Jeonjugaeksa 2-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) • For more info: +82-63-288-5433

Jeonju International Film Festival features an exciting combination of fun and films for people to enjoy.

Gwisinsa Temple - Gimje (귀신사 - 김제)

Gwisinsa Temple - Gimje (귀신사 - 김제)

12.4 Km    9495     2020-03-26

40, Cheongdo 6-gil, Gimje-si, Jeollabuk-do
+82-63-548-0917

Gwisinsa, located in Cheongdo Village, Geumsan-myeon, Gimje-si, is now a temple of the Jogye Order, but once belonged to the Haweom Order. The temple is widely believed to have been established by the great monk Uisang Daesa during the 16th year of King Munmu (676). However, some experts site the existence of the Namgeunseok stone animal sculpture as proof that the temple was originally the private temple of King Beop of the Baekje Kingdom.

Throughout history, the temple has had many names—Guksinsa, Gwisinsa, Gusunsa, and Gwisinsa (same English spelling, different meaning)—but not much is known about when the temple was called by which name. On the temple grounds are a 3-story stone pagoda and some stone sculptures including seoksu (animal statues) and budo (a stupa in honor of a great master). Inside the temple are Daejeokgwangjeon Hall (Treasure No.826), Myeongbujeon Hall, and Gongyangjib Chamber (a chamber for Buddhist offerings).

NocWoonJae [Korea Quality] / 녹운재 [한국관광 품질인증]

NocWoonJae [Korea Quality] / 녹운재 [한국관광 품질인증]

12.4 Km    6131     2020-12-12

472-18, Songgwangsuman-ro Soyang-myeon, Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do
+82-10-4450-6565

'As a traditional Korean house with floor area of 99m², Nocwoonjae has been in business since 2014 in Oseong Hanok Village, Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do. The name 'Nocwoonjae' means 'a house with a green cloud hanging over it' in Korean. It was named as such because of the green broad-leaved and coniferous trees along the foot of the mountain in the vicinity of the guesthouse. The entrance way is lined with flowers and trees, leading to two Korean houses connected by an open hallway. The guesthouse is owned by two sisters who built this place after staying at many of the popular 'hanok (traditional Korean house)' guesthouses in other parts of the country. It was a dream come true for them, so they did everything in their power to make their place perfect by choosing the building materials themselves, even the tiles. Because the exterior walls are made of red clay and tiles, it's cool in summer and warm in winter. There is also a large wooden floor hall where guests can enjoy the nature. The rooms are decorated with embroidered cotton sheets and antique furniture. Both of the sisters are amateur oriental painters specializing in painting the 'Four Gracious Plants (Plum, Orchid, Chrysanthemum, and Bamboo)', so they even made the lamps with traditional Korean paper with their paintings on them. Indeed, they did everything they could to make this place as pretty as possible. The two traditional Korean houses named Naunchae and Unachae are built on a natural slope without harming the nature. The two houses are connected by a hallway with windows, so guests can sit on the staircase to enjoy the view outside. The 'Naunchae,' which means 'silky cloud' in Korean, consists of a room, an attic, a kitchen, a hall, and a bathroom. From the attic, you can have a great view of the trees and pine grove through the window. Right behind the house are the strawberry garden and stone walls for the guests to relax. The walls and floor of the room are made of red clay and natural wood with a pleasant natural aroma, which is good for the mind and body. The kitchen walls are made of colorful tiles and wood, with a large window right next to it offering a great view of the pine grove. In the main hall, guests can throw open the large window and lay on the wooden floor to look at the nature and enjoy the breeze. The 'Unachae,' which means 'beautiful cloud' in Korean, consists of tea room, guestroom, kitchen, hall, and bathroom. It's very similar to the 'Naunchae,' except for the long window next to the kitchen and a table underneath it. The guesthouse sometimes offers special discounts, so be sure to ask about them when booking a room. There are different types of flowers in the front yard, including cosmos, rose moss, and cockscomb. The sisters also grow corn, sorghum, strawberries, persimmon, jujube, and plum trees there. In the harvest season, guests can pick and try the fruits and vegetables. The sisters also offer a number of experience programs, such as Oriental painting class where you can grind the ink stick and paint the Four Gracious Plants on traditional Korean paper and tea class where you can try the tea made of the persimmon leaves and flowers grown by the owners. Breakfast includes toast, jam, and milk. There is a kitchen, so you can cook whatever you want. Popular tourist destinations in the vicinity of the guesthouse include Songgwangsa Temple and Wibongsa Temple as well as the 60m-high Wibong Falls, one of the Eight Views of Wansan Mountain. Jeonju Hanok Village is a 20-minute ride from the guesthouse.