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Jeondong Catholic Church

200-1, Jeon-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-040, South Korea
+82 63-284-3222
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Jeonju Day Trip from Seoul Including Lunch
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200-1, Jeon-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-040, South Korea
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"beautiful architecture"
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"taking pictures"
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"hanok village"
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"stained glass windows"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The door always seems to be closed. I wanted to go inside the church and pray, but everytime I passed by, the door is always closed. I guess I should have gone and looked. But outside, the structure us veey attractive. Next time, I'll definitely...More

Thank grapegump
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Among the many christian churches you see will travelling through Korea, this one is particular: a roman catholic church with a traditional European style architecture. I was there on a Sunday and Koreans queued up for photo taking. Inside the church it was quite and...More

Thank Dieter S
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Amongst the traditional architecture in the area, sits this beautiful old church which is very popular with the locals as it's "different" with plenty of people, both young and old posing and taking photos. Because of the novelty factor of being so foreign resulting in...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

There’s lots of Christian churches in Korea but this is one of the finest examples. Near to the palace it seems slightly out of place. Very European in style - not sure but maybe Eastern Europe, the interior is superb. One of the many attractions...More

Thank David D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Well it is free to entrance. It is kind of landmark also for jeonju hanook village. Just in front of the entrance you will see it.

Thank aruneejane
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

It didn’t take long to look around. It’s quite ornate inside but the outside is a brick but church. It is located on the Mum entrance to Hanoi Village so you may as well pop in.

Thank mountainco
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Very typical of a normal Catholic Church normally seen in Europe. There as a mass starting shortly after we arrived to little time to see the inside in detail. I would not go out of my way to visit unless your visiting the village itself.

Thank ianx17489
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of locals taking photos in traditional hanbok, quite a sight! Right next to the Jeonju Hanok Village.

Thank XUANLIN
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's one of the first structures you see as you enter the Hanok Village area. It is the oldest Catholic Church in Korea and a popular photo spot. One of the most impressive Christian buildings in Korea.

Thank thelonious22
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Well, the outside, only for picture is nice. For acknowledge , nice to see actual church. But you can't go inside. You can't even pray if you are not from Jeonju. It was so bad. Compare other city church in abroad, bad experience ever.

Thank young92
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