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If you are interested in Korean history this is an interesting place to go. You find portraits of... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Dieter S
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Koeln
Interested in History. It's must-go. 한국인이라면 꼭 가봐야 하는 곳.

The portrait shows exactly the same figure 1:1 to each king, even a hair on the face. So you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dong L
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Busan, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The portrait shows exactly the same figure 1:1 to each king, even a hair on the face. So you can see how they look if you visit there. It's inside of the Kyoungkijeon so you have to buy the ticket, 3,000 won for entrance.

Thank Dong L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was info in English so I was able to understand the importance of the place. If you head downstairs you will find more exhibits - costumes and palaquin as well as the miniature display of the parade. You can also sit and have your...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

You can see a few paintings of the royals and important othe rfigures. If you visit the shrine, you can freely visit the museum as well. But its not big or worth it as there is not much to see

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

If you are interested in Korean history this is an interesting place to go. You find portraits of Korean kings as well as other important historical relicts. I particularly like a model of a scene showing the king moving with all his guards.

Thank Dieter S
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is located in the palace but a separate building. Interesting various portraits of the king if your interested in art. There are additional items of interest so worthwhile visiting as part of the overall Jeonju experience

Thank David D
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Inside you will see the portraitof korea king which is not allowed to take photo. But it is well keep and well take care. Beside they also explain about each king during that period time. Good to visit.

Thank aruneejane
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

When visiting the Gyeonggijeon Hall / Temple, it's essential to then visit the portrait museum to see some of the original painting and the associated caskets and history of how it came about and was transported to this temple. We had a private guide which...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This location was in Jeonju and it as bit of our trail. My son and I learned little about 1st ruler of Josan Dynasty. We was worth the trouble.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Admission is included with the Gyeonggijeon Shrine. Not much on display despite the big building. Most portraits are replicas or recent works. It's worth a quick look after the Shrine visit.

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Entrance only costs 1000 won. It was much bigger than we thought it was. There was a room depicting a royal procession in little figurines. It's quite the sight to see and imagine how it would look like in real life. Quite interesting. There are...More

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