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Travel Tips
Weather
You will be in Jeonju during Spring. The temperature would peak up to 24 degrees Celsius and the lowest temperature would be around 10 degrees Celsius as daily temperature range is big. With little chance of rain, please bring an outer with you.
Language
Korean Language has ten vowels and fourteen consonant sounds and is written in native phonetic alphabet, 한글(Hangul), which was created in 1443.
Currency Exchange
The unit of currency in Korea is WON(₩/KRW/원). 1 US dollar is equivalent to about 1 USD to ₩ 1,138 and 1 EUR to ₩ 1,277 as of April 5th, 2019.
Electricity and Voltage
The standard voltage in Korea is 220 volts at 60 Hertz, and the outlet has two round holes. If you do not have a multi-voltage travel adapter, please check with the hotel front desk or Jeonju IFF Information desk.
Sim Card
Main telecommunication companies : SK Telecom / KT / LG U+
Sim Card can be purchased at each telecom kiosk in the airport or at any telecom branch. For more details, please find our volunteers or staff.
Tax & Tipping
Value-added tax is levied on most goods and services at a standard rate of 10% and is included in the retail price. Tipping is not customary in Korea. However, international hotels or fine dining restaurants will add 10-15% of service charge to the bill.
Credit Card
VISA, MASTER, and American Express are widely used. Union Pay is limited in scope. We recommend to use cash at the local markets or small shops.
Place to Visit
Hanok Village

Hanok Village is visited by more than 10 million tourists every year. Hanok is a traditional Korean- style house which you can find unique structure. It is 20 minutes walk from where Jeonju IFF is held. Inside the village, you can find Jeondong catholic church and Gyeonggijeon.

Jeondong Catholic Church

Jeondong Catholic Church was built in 1931, representing Romanesque style. The church combines the East and the West creating round ceiling. This style makes the church special to visit.

Pungnammun

Pungnammun is a gate located in front of Hanok village. It is the only remaining gate among the four gates of Jeonju. It is a National Treasure, Number 308.

Ajung Lake

Jeonju’s representative lake, well know as a place to take a leisurely stroll or have date along the walking deck and cafes. It was once a reservoir that was constrcted from 1952 to 1961.

Place to Eat
Korean Traditional
Pung Namjeong (풍남정)
Best : Jeonju Bibimbap

52, Taejo-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 태조로 52

Jokdduk-e-ne (족떡이네)
Best : Tteok-gal-bi (grilled beef ball)

65-3, Eunhaeng-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 은행구 65-3

Yangban-ga (양반가)
Best : Han-Jeongsik (Korean traditional table d’hote)

30-2, Choemyeonghui-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 최명희길 30-2

Vegan
Café 5Neul (카페 5늘)
Best : Perilla Lefa Scone, Yuja Scone, Carrot Muffin, Blueberry Leaf, Avocado Brownie

19, Daedong-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 대동로 19

Pool-Ggot-Se-Sang (풀꽃세상) - Korean
Best : Buffet Type

1036-13, Woorim-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 우림로 1036-13

Jin-Mi-Ban-Jeom (진미반점) – Chinese
Best : Soybean Noodle Soup

19-2, Myungju 3-gil, Deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 덕진구 명주3길 19-2

Masala (마살라) – Indian/Halal
Best : Vegetarian Curry

122-6, Eojin-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 어진길 122-6

Gluten Free
Alien Mill (외계인 방앗간)
Best : Rice Loaf, Corn Baguette, Choco Cream, Redbean Bun

7, Hongsan 1-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 홍산1길 7

Letters from Positives (레터스 프롬 포지티브즈)
Best : Orange Tart

2F, 46-10, Jeonjugaeksa 2-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jellabuk-do, Republic of Korea
전북 전주시 완산구 전주객사2길 46-10 2층

Jeonju Office

(54999) 2F, Jeonju Cine Complex, 22, Jeonjugaeksa 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea

T. (063)288-5433 F. (063)288-5411

Seoul Office

(06740) 2F, Kyeongwon Bldg., 56 Bawoomoe-ro 43, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

T. (02)2285-0562 F. (02)2285-0560

Jeonju Cine Complex

(54999)22, Jeonjugaeksa 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea

T. (063)231-3377

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