Period: March 1 – August 25, 2013
Weekly Schedule: 8AM – 5PM every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. It’s a 3 hour bus ride.
Route: Departs Donghwa Duty Free Shop in Seoul Gwangwhamun and arrives at Jeonju Hanok Village in North Jeolla Province (Jeolla-buk do).
Maximum People: Each bus holds up to 40 people.
How to apply: Jeonju Chess Tours or call the North Jeolla Province Hotline: +82-63-1330.
You can also contact the Korea Tourism Organization for more information: 1330 in Korea or +82-2-1330 internationally. And for information on other annual foreigner promotions in Korea please see Visit Korea Year.
Jeon-ju city is famous for it’s Hanok Village and bibim-bap. It is located in the southwest of Korea. Here’s a reference chart of North Jeolla food.
Announcement story in the Korea Times.
전라북도 – (jeolla-buk-do) North Jeolla Province. Also known as 전북 – (jeonbuk).
전주시 – (jeonju-si) Jeonju city
비빔밥 – (bibim-bap), rice with mixed vegetables