Jeonju, located in Jeollabukdo Province, is one of the most popular travel destinations in the southwestern part of Korea that is beloved by both foreign travelers and locals alike.In the heart of Jeonju is the Jeonju Hanok Village, a home to more than 800 Korean traditional houses called ‘hanok’. While the rest of city has been industrialized, Jeonju Hanok Village retains its historical charms and traditions. For more information, click here.When you visit this village, you may even spot some Koreans walking around in beautiful Korean traditional clothes called ‘Hanbok’.Besides the hanok village, the city is also well known as a place where the famous Bibimbap (mixed rice with vegetables and meat) originated from.
In Jeonju Hanok Village, you can find plenty of local street foods and some of which are served only in this village. So don’t forget to taste these one-of-a-kind delicacies if you ever visit Jeonju Hanok Village!
1. Gilgeoriya Baguette (3800 KRW)
Drop by Gilgeoriya Baguette where they serve a hollowed-out baguette bread filled with tomato puree, cheese, some frozen peas and carrot. Going viral through social channels like Instagram and Facebook, this street food drove some serious attention among Koreans.
2. Macaron Ice Cream (2000 KRW)
3. Meatball Skewer (3500 KRW)
4. Octopus Skewer (3000 KRW)
5. Shrimp Dumplings (2000 KRW)
6. Grilled Cheese Skewer (3000 KRW)
Here’s another street food worth trying at Jeonju Hanok Village. It is a grilled cheese skewer served with a yogurt sauce. What a unique combo, huh? But once you try, you will definitely fall in love with the warm cheese dipped with a sweet yogurt sauce.
7. Home-made Choco Pie (2000 KRW)
Last but not least, here’s one of the famous local delicacies, a home-made choco pie from Jeonju’s famous bakery, PNB Poong Nyeon Bakery (which is also one of Korea’s top 5 bakeries)! It’s absolutely over-the-top delicious treat you must take home with you.
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