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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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Private Group Jeonju Day Trip from Seoul Including Lunch
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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 yesterday 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

Thank Eunice N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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

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

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
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is the place for you to see the painting of King Taejo - the first king of the Joseon dynasty. Be respectful and lower down your voice in the compound - after all you're in a shrine. As an avid reader on Korean history,...More

Thank andy_koay
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A must place to visit especially when you're in Jeonju! It's within the Hanok village which makes it very accessible and convenient to get to. Everyone should try renting Hanbok before they enter the shrine so it'll feel as though you're filming a drama here....More

Thank mxxxli
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is a collection of old buildings (some restored) in a park-like setting. Unlike the Hanok Village outside, it is quieter and generally less juvenile. The different buildings (and guided tour) offer a glimpse into a brief period of Korean history when this was the...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Much of the Shrine is restored after being destroyed...a nice walk though. There is a free ENGLISH tour (and other languages as well) at 11am. You have to pay a minimal amount to enter so i guess it's not really a free tour at all...tours...More

Thank janandmabel
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