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Gyeonggijeon Shrine

26, Gyo-dong 1-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-070, South Korea
+82 63-287-1330
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26, Gyo-dong 1-ga, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-070, South Korea
+82 63-287-1330
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We went here with a private tour guide which made all the difference as he could explain all the history in detail. (Without him we would have no doubt just wandered about and considered it only a collection of buildings and small temple). However it...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

A free tour every hour is included with the reasonable 3000 won admission which will enhance the visit for non-Korean visitors. Worth a visit if already in Hanok village.

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was worth the price if you are staying or visiting Jeonju Hanok Village. Not the best Shrine I've ever been to, but it was interesting and there is a museum on the premises that is interesting.

Thank NaeDas
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Two grand entrances ahead of the main shrine with its colourful roof both inside and out. Off to the left is some traditional houses used in film sets. Free tour available at 1100. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Gyeonggijeon Shrine is a place with rich culture and history. Entrance fee is 3,000won for single adult. There are tours available in Korean, English & Mandarin, at different times of the day. There are also signboards located in the shrine, so it was easy for...More

1  Thank Eunice N
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

As the ancestral home of the founder of the Joseon dynasty, Jeonju holds this shrine that features the last surviving portrait of King Taejo. The grounds also house the Royal Portrait Gallery that has several examples of portraits of Joseon kings as well as exhibits...More

Thank Jacob S
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We followed the GPS to this location. We then confirmed with the person at the ticketing window if it was the right place. He said inside and waived in a general direction then asked us to pay. After paying, we went straight to the shrine...More

1  Thank Omneeuh
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Certainly worth going in to have a look at the various buildings. The place where they houses the manuscripts is particularly interesting. Also be sure to check out the Portrait Museum (no Additional charge once you are in the grounds).

Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 8 April 2017

With an entrance fees of 6,000 won for 2 person. We spent a good 1.5 hours here looking at the different section. How the kitchen of olden days look like, with a traditional pounder. And a place used to keep the records on daily life...More

1  Thank zhenqi
Reviewed 30 March 2017

have a look into the museum and see the Portraits of King Taejo, it was mesmerising. a great stroll in the morning before the tourists flock in. also known to be a Kdrama (Love in the Moonlight) shooting location

Thank lemoncoke07
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