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PungnamMun

Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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well preserved

standing in the middle of the urban spraw, you'll find this old gate. Found a really awesome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul S
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Alice Springs, Australia
Magnificent at night

Within an easy 5 minute walk from the main temple. It is grand historical gate well restored and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
nilintentum_reliquit
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Melbourne, Australia
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Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea

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Reviewed 1 week ago

standing in the middle of the urban spraw, you'll find this old gate. Found a really awesome pancake shop just opposite to admire the gate and chow down on sweet pancakes.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Within an easy 5 minute walk from the main temple. It is grand historical gate well restored and looks magnificent at night. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

As one of the old Chinese gates to the city, Pungnammun is a relic of Jeonju's history. It is just on an island in the middle of the road, but it becomes a lot more scenic at night when it is illuminated.

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We passed by this Pungnammun gate along the way to Nambu market. Monumental structure which gave this city a different feel to it, a pivotal one. Historical site which was re-built in 1768. Impressive that it's still standing tall after such a long period time...More

1  Thank zhenqi
Reviewed 30 March 2017

you wont miss this gate, it is near to the Hanok village. a great place to visit, especially at night

Thank lemoncoke07
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It is located in front of south gate market. I am not sure if you can go inside. No need to visit here only for this gate.

Thank Hanmin J
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

You will definitely pass by Pungnammun when you are walking from the Hanok Village/Jeondong Catholic Church to Nambu Market. It offers a different view in the day and night. In the day it looks traditional, and at night it's lit up and looks really beautiful!

2  Thank jxxxli
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This gate may be a bit hard to find as Modernisation takes over .it work as a roundabout now. It is not really link to hanok village but it is really near to market

1  Thank Sim A
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's beautiful at night light. I just looked at it walking by at night. It would be better to enter and climb it.

Thank trippedonearth
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I didn't plan to visit Pungnammum at all. On the way back from dinner, I just walked aimlessly around before going back to the village, and saw this ancient monument not far away. It was pretty when lit up. I went to have a look...More

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