Daily Archive: January 27, 2012

The most beautiful cathedral in Korea: Jeondong Cathedral

Jeonju was an important city where the governor of Jeolla-do presided. Thus, it is not difficult to imagine the struggles that ensued over building a catholic cathedral on the site of the Supreme… Continue reading

Where the portrait of King Taejo is enshrined: Gyeonggijeon Shrine

After the establishment of the Joseon Dynasty, Jeonju immediately became an important area since it was the hometown of King Taejo. The beginning of a new dynasty was like a whole new world. It raised… Continue reading

A cluster of Korean traditional houses: Jeonju Hanok Village

There are not many places in Korea where groups of Hanok are preserved. One of the most well known of these areas is Gahoe-dong in Seoul. Other than Gahoe-dong, the Jeonju Hanok Village may be the only place… Continue reading

Yeony – Suny Reporters Webzine VOL. 06