Jeonju is a city in western South Korea. It's known for the Jeonju Hanok Heritage Village, an area of traditional houses, craft shops and food stalls. In the village, the 15th-century Gyeonggijeon Shrine has portraits of former kings. Jeonju Korean Traditional Wine Museum demonstrates the making of local rice wines. Omokdae and Imokdae are centuries-old hilltop pavilions with sweeping views.
Jeonju is a true foodie paradise, so beloved for its cuisine that it’s been deemed by UNESCO as a Creative City for Gastronomy. The best way to enjoy this South Korean city is to eat your way through it, savoring hearty regional specialties like bibimbap and kongnamul gukbap.
Jeonju Hanok Village, Jeondong Catholic Church and Pungnammun are the famous landmarks that you can't miss out on. Delve into the history of the city by visiting the Royal Portrait Museum, Hanji Museum, Jeonju National Museum and Jeonju Historical Museum.