Jeonju hosted two first round matches and one
Second Round game.
The 42,370 capacity ground is about 15 minutes from City Hall.
2002 World Cup Match Reports.
Friday, 7th June:
Spain vs Paraguay (3:1)
Monday, 10th June:
Portugal vs Poland (4:0)
Monday, 17th June:
Mexico vs United States (0:2)
Jeonju may be considered a little underdeveloped, by modern Korean
standards, but a chance to savour the historical tradition of Jeonju should appeal to
Jeonju was the first capital of the Chosun Dynasty, 900 AD to 936 AD,
and is renowned for its cuisine. Be sure to try the local dishes, especially Bibimpap -- a
Korean rice dish from the Chosun Era mixed with beef, seasoned vegetables and fried egg.
Also on the regional menu is Kongnamul Gukbap (rice soup mixed with
bean-sprout) and mung-bean jelly.
Popular attractions around Jeonju include Daga Park, Deokjin Park,
Unseokgol, Jeonju Zoo, Central Park, and the Ancient House Preservation District.
There are also many sights of historical significance around Jeonbuk
Regular buses connect Jeonju with Busan (5hrs
15mins), Daegu (3hrs 50mins), Daejeon
(1hr 20mins), Gwangju (1hr 40mins), Incheon
(3hrs 40mins), Seoul (3hrs) and Ulsan
There is no subway in Jeonju.
Room rates range from 25-30,000 won. The inns don't have many rooms so you're advised to
reserve in advance.
Matches in Korea.
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