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Address: Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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Treasure No. 308

We passed by this Pungnammun gate along the way to Nambu market. Monumental structure which gave this city a different feel to it, a pivotal one. Historical site which was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
zhenqi
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed by this Pungnammun gate along the way to Nambu market. Monumental structure which gave this city a different feel to it, a pivotal one. Historical site which was re-built in 1768. Impressive that it's still standing tall after such a long period time passage.

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Malaysia
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157 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you wont miss this gate, it is near to the Hanok village. a great place to visit, especially at night

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Thank lemoncoke07
Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It is located in front of south gate market. I am not sure if you can go inside. No need to visit here only for this gate.

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Thank Hanmin J
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

You will definitely pass by Pungnammun when you are walking from the Hanok Village/Jeondong Catholic Church to Nambu Market. It offers a different view in the day and night. In the day it looks traditional, and at night it's lit up and looks really beautiful!

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1 Thank mxxxli
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This gate may be a bit hard to find as Modernisation takes over .it work as a roundabout now. It is not really link to hanok village but it is really near to market

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1 Thank Sim A
Pohang, South Korea
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It's beautiful at night light. I just looked at it walking by at night. It would be better to enter and climb it.

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Thank trippedonearth
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I didn't plan to visit Pungnammum at all. On the way back from dinner, I just walked aimlessly around before going back to the village, and saw this ancient monument not far away. It was pretty when lit up. I went to have a look at it in the morning. Well, better to see it at night.

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Thank D8490IValicec
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a very nice gate , not far from all the surrounding must see, so that is worth the 5 to 10 min walk from the hannock village , just to take a shot at that nice gate lol

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1 Thank Ludovic L
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95 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

PungnamMun is within walking distance from Jeonju Hanuk Village. Night scene is beautiful! You can do some shopping around PungnamMun. A lot of local shops & restaurant. If you game for authentic local food, which Jeonju is famous for Bean Sprout Soup. Their local market is very near as well, Located on the right of front view of PungnamMun.

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1 Thank Foonglin
Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This gate is just like the gates you will see in Seoul but this one has a little more character to it. The roundabout is a short walk but goes along some very typical countryside shops. Take the extra 5-10 minutes to walk the sidewalk around the gate. It's fun!

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