Jeondong Catholic Church, Jeonju

3.9
#1 of 9 in Historic Sites in Jeonju
Constructed of red brick, Jeondong Catholic Church honors the Joseon Dynasty Catholic martyrs, massacred on this site in the 18th century. Constructed in 1908 according to a design by Priest Poinel, the church combines Romanesque and Byzantine architectural styles to create a classical structure topped with three domed bell towers. You cannot enter the church, so stroll around the site's exterior and, if you can get past the crowds, try to take a peek from the entrance into the lavishly decorated interior. Put Jeondong Catholic Church at the forefront of your travel plans using our Jeonju trip maker website .
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  • Inside the Cathedral is not very ornate however the best thing is the way it towers over the village. Some really lovely photographs.  more »
  • I was able to see the history of martyrdom, which has a history of over 100 years. It's a small cathedral of old red bricks. The room was clean and comfortable.
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  • An old catolic church in jeonju. It is a good place to take a picture
  • Old Catholic Church which is more than a century. The outlook might be humble but inside of it has a classic, magnificent beauty of catholic architecture. It’s a landmark figure in Jeonju han-ok village. It would be much better if there is a tour guide who can explain more about it. I heard it has a long history related with religion. Looking back at the religious history of Korea it was never easy to settle down in Korea. A pamphlet written in English might be a great help to know about this place.
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