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Address
102, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do
전라북도 전주시 완산구 한지길 102 (풍남동3가)
Type
Monuments
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-63-281-2891
Homepage
tour-eng.jeonju.go.kr
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
tourist.jeonju.go.kr
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese)
VisitKorea does not guarantee the quality of products or services introduced on its site and is not responsible for any direct or indirect losses resulting from use of said products or services.
Introduction
Historic Site No. 339, Gyeonggijeon Shrine was erected in 1410 and holds the portrait of King Tae-jo, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty. The King and his wife’s mortuary tablets are enshrined here at Jogyeong Shrine. The structure was partially destroyed during the invasion of foreign forces from 1592-1598. The existing structure was remodeled in 1614. Inside Gyeonggijeon, the portraits of King Tae-jo and other successive kings such as Sun-jong, Cheol-jong, Yeong-jo and many others can be found on display. The carriage used to move the mortuary tablets as well as carriages used to transport dignitaries and individual chair-like carriages are also on display.
Telephone
+82-63-284-2377
Current Status
Historic Site No. 339 (January 9, 1991)
Closed
N/A (Open all year round)
Operating Hours
Summer Season: 09:00-18:00
Winter Season: 09:00-17:00
※ Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Parking Facilities
26 parking spaces
Inquiries: +82-63-231-3456
Parking Fees
Free for the first hour / 600 won for each additional 30 minutes
Admission Fees
Individuals – Adults 1,000 won / Youths & Military 700 won / Children 500 won
Groups – Adults 700 won / Youths & Military 500 won / Children 300 won

[Residents in Jeonju (an ID card required)]
Individuals – Adults 500 won / Youths & Military 400 won / Children 300 won
Groups – Adults 400 won / Youths & Military 300 won / Children 200 won

※ Free admission: Children (ages 6 and under), Seniors (ages 65 and more), men of national merits, and disabled holding the registration card)
※ Groups: 20 people and more
※ Adults (ages 19-64), Youths (ages 13-18), Military (staff sergeant and lower), Children (ages 7-12)
※ Free admission: New Year’s Day, Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day), Seollal (Lunar New Year’s Day), Independence Movement Day
Interpretation Services Offered
Guided Tours
Available language: English, Japanese, Chinese
* Inquiries: +82-63-281-2891 (Gyeonggijeon Information Center)
Korean Info. Service
[Explanation about Gyeonggijeon Shrine]
Time - 11:00, 14:00, 16:00 (3 times a day)
Venue – In front of Gyeonggijeon Shrine

※ Inquiry – Gyeonggijeon Shrine Tourism Information Center +82-63-281-2891
Baby Stroller Rentals
Not available
Pets
Not permitted
Directions

[Bus]
From Jeonju Station, take bus 79 or 119.
Get off at Jeondong Cathedral (Hanok Village).

From Jeonju Intercity / Express Bus Terminal, take bus 5-1 or 79.
Get off at Jeondong Cathedral (Hanok Village).

[Taxi]
It takes 15-20min by taxi from Jeonju Station or Jeonju Bus Terminal.

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