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26, Gyo-dong 1-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-070, South Korea
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Gyeonggijeon shrine/palace is a beautiful group of buildings in the Jeonju hanok village. We visited at 09:30am, half an hour after opening, and it was quiet. The buildings and trees are really beautiful, and there's a small bamboo grove that is gorgeous. You can go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

You probably won't spend more than an hour here unless you're taking photos in the traditional hanbok costumes~ Paid an entrance fee and received a map in English. Don't forget to check out the museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It is 3.000 for the entrance ticket. You’ll need about 30min to 1h for the visit and it is located at the entrance of the traditional village, so very easy to reach. The shrine in itself has nothing extraordinary but is a nice and quiet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marcel22000
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Fortunately, there is a fee language guide program, through which you can get a good guide speaking English. The entrance fee is about 3 USD, it's almost for free considering the free English Guide. Kyoungkijeon, it has the portrait of the first king of Chosun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dong L
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

People walk around wearing hanbok. There were children, teens and parents in traditional clothing. It was a big area where you can read about Joseon dynasty in English.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eccles098
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Small and relaxed stroll in a shrine featuring King Taejong. Good combination for photography when you dress up in their traditional costumes

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

A pleasant place to wander around and enjoy traditional Korean architecture. The Portrait museum was small but interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leanne R
Reviewed 2 August 2018

nice site to walk around. also houses the royal portrait museum, which is pretty interesting, although not extensive.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janet C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The First King of Shoseon dinasty. A small shrine and it has a painting of King Taejong. You have to pay for enter.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank unzc
Reviewed 15 July 2018

If you want to take pictures with your hanbok around Jeonju, this place is worth a visit to to that. There aren't a lot of tourists unlike in Seoul where every nook and cranny of a palace has people taking their photos. The place is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank wheretojenny
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