Jeonju may be considered a little
underdeveloped, by modern Korean standards, but a chance to savour the historical
tradition of Jeonju should appeal to visitors.
Jeonju was the first capital of the Chosun
Dynasty, 900 AD to 936 AD, and is renowned for its cuisine. Be sure to try the local
dishes, especially Bibimpap -- a Korean rice dish from the Chosun Era mixed with beef,
seasoned vegetables and fried egg.
Also on the regional menu is Kongnamul Gukbap
(rice soup mixed with bean-sprout) and mung-bean jelly.
Popular attractions around Jeonju include Daga
Park, Deokjin Park, Unseokgol, Jeonju Zoo, Central Park, and the Ancient House
There are many sights of historical significance around Jeonbuk province, here you'll find
details of what to see and how to get there.