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People come together, embracing, hugging, and bonding People learn about their place in nature and in the greater world around.
People come together, embracing, hugging, and bonding. People learn about their place in nature and the greater world around them. Many leisure sports and cultural experiences can be found in Jeollabuk-do involving the pristine wonders of nature, the mountains, seas, rivers, valleys, and mud flats. Different leisure sports can be enjoyed year round, like golfing, skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, and rafting. Discover the aesthetic harmony of a slower pace of life, together with nature, enjoying farm stays and the experience of different agriculture, mountain, and fishing villages.
Forest Lodges and Camping Sites
Jeollabuk-do has 13 recreational forests.
National recreation forests can be found in Mt. Unjang, Mt.Hoemun, and Mt.Deokyu. There are one provincial facility, six public facilities, and three private facilities. Demisem Natual Recreational Forest was the first provincial recreational forest established in Jeollabuk-do, and is located in Sinam-ri, Baegunmyeon. And Jinan-gun at the source of the Sumjin River. It features facilities like the Forest Culture Grounds, mountaineering road, and a swimming pool. There are many good places for camping throughout the year.
365 days aren’t enough to enjoy nature in Jeollabuk-do. The Jangsu Banghwadong Family Natural Recreation Forest was the first auto camping site set up for familiesin Korea. The large Muju Deokyu campsite is famous for its good accessibility, and Mt.Jiri Dalgung camping site is blanketed in trees filling the air with a heady aroma. Visitors can watch migratory birds in the winter while staying at Iksan Ungpho Gomgaenaru campsite.
Information on the recreational forests and campsites of Jeollabukdo can be found on the web, at www.jeonbuk.go.kr.
Jeonju Hanok Village traditional culture experience
About 100 Hanoks in Jeonju Hanok Village offer accommodations for a relaxing visit. The best experience of Korean culture is a stay in a Hanok, eating traditional food, wearing traditional Hanbok and enjoying music played on the Gayageum, (Korean twelve stringed musical instrument), the Daegeum, (sevenstringed), the Janggu (double-headed hourglass drum), or in traditional folk songs and Pansori. There are also many culture experiences such as Hanji crafts, traditional knotwork, Boochae, Sotdae poles, Jangseung village Korean totem pole crafting, Jiseong plates, and pottery.
- Jeonju Tradition Culture Center +82-63-280-7000
- Jeonju Tradition Culture Training Institute +82-63-288-9242
Jangsu riding ground is an outdoor horse riding and grazing facility, with a trail, rare horse exhibition hall, and rest area for visitors on a 31,361 ㎡site.
- Jangsu riding experience ground +82-63-350-2579
- Jangsu riding ground +82-63-350-2763
Imsil Cheese Experience
Imsil is the original cheese village in Korea offering various cheese experiences. Mozzarella cheese, popular cheese in Italian cuisine, can be made in popular experience activities. Other activities are also available, such as making soap, making scented candle, and rope making. A one night and two day program including food and accommodation is available.
- Imsil Cheese School +82-63-644-0777
- Imsil Cheese Village +82-63-643-3700
Jeonbuk 119 Safety Experience Center
his center means the space for ‘safety + culture + play’, a new concept on the theme of safety, to occupy the broad site of about 100,000㎡, which is classified into four distinct theme centers where you can experience dynamic and thrilling disasters including a fire, an earthquake, a typoon, a vehicle rollover, a 4D disaster image, and an emergency escape.
- location: #1630, Hoguk-ro, Imsil-eup, Imsil-gun, Jeonbuk
- Open: 10:00 - 17:00
- Closed: every Monday, January 1, and national holidays (New Year‘’s Day and Thanksgiving Day)
- Information: +82-63-290-5661
Buan Celadon Museum Pottery culture experience
- Buan Celadon Museum +82-63-580-3961
Making roof tiles at Iksan Mireuksaji Relics Exhibition Hall
Looking around Mireuksaji Relics Exhibition Hall as well as Jesuksaji, the Wangungri relics, Iksan Ssangyong, and Mireuksansung, visitors can experience Baekje’s history, culture, and the life of its people. 19,363 relics are displayed in the Mireuksaji Relic Exhibition Hall, which offers a roof tile making experience, and a costume event, where you can try on the king’s and queen’s outfits, There is also the piling of a Mireuksaji stone pagoda, and linking roof tiles.
- Mireuksaji National Museum +82-63-830-0900
Jeonju Hanji Museum Hanji making
- Jeonju Hanji Museum +82-63-210-8103