Jeonju hyanggyo Confucian School

Jeonju hyanggyo Confucian School


Jeonju Hyanggyo is a Confucian school that was established during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and is designated historical treasure No. 379. This was a national education center during the Joseon period. The school was originally located at the Gyeonggijeon Shrine site, but was relocated in 1603. The mortuary tablets of seven Chinese Confucian scholars and 18 Korean scholars are enshrined in the main building of Daeseong-jeon.

Current Status
[Jeonjuhyanggyo] Historical Site No. 379 (designated on December 23, 1992)
[Daeseongjeon Shrine] Jeollabuk-do Tangible Cultural Properties No. 7 (designated on December 2, 1971)
[Wannyeong Chaekpan Book Collections] Jeollabuk-do Tangible Cultural Properties No. 204 (designated on December 16, 2005)

Activity Information
Sunday school, etiquette school, lectures, training, etc.


Company NameJeonju hyanggyo Confucian School (전주향교)
Category Classes & Workshops Sports, Lesure & Hobbies
Phone+82-63-288-4548, +82-10-2610-5500
URLs Homepage
Opening HoursSummer: 09:00-18:00
Winter: 09:00-17:00
Admission FeesFree

139 Hyanggyo-gil, Gyo-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea 139


From Jeonju Intercity Bus Terminal, take bus 5-1 or 79.
Get off at Jeondong Cathedral (Hanok Village) Bus Stop and walk 20min.

From Jeonju Intercity Bus Terminal, walk 300m to Geumam Square (Paldal-ro) Bus Stop.
From the bus stop, take bus 725, 752, 782 or 785.
Get off at Jeonju National University of Education (교육대학교).

From Jeonju Intercity/Express Bus Terminal or Jeonju Station, take a taxi to Jeonjuhyanggyo Confucian School. (10-15min)

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