ASIA PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES 2023 JEONBUK KOREA

2023 jeonbuk korea

ASIA PACIFIC
MASTERS GAMES

  • 05.12.-20.
  • 2023.
    Fri-Sat
2023 jeonbuk korea

ASIA PACIFIC
MASTERS GAMES

  • 05.12.-20.
  • 2023.
    Fri-Sat

Muju Region Introduction

Muju
Muju, the home of beautiful mountains and scenic spots.

Muju-gun is located in the center where 6 cities and 5 provinces, including Gyeongsang-do, Jeollabuk-do, and Chungcheong-do meet together. Muju-gun is located in Junryeong, with Mt. Sobaek in the northernmost part of the country, and borders Chungcheong-do and Gyeongsang-do. It is famous for its four beautiful seasons, centering on Mt. Deogyu, a national park.

Recommended Spots

  • Muju Deogyusan Resort

    Muju Resort, located on a site of 2,123,000 pyeong in Mt. Deogyu National Park, is a representative mountainous resort in Korea. It is a comprehensive four seasons resort aiming for a harmonious state of nature, humans, art, and health. With the beautiful natural environment of Mt. Deogyu, both buildings and streets are made Austrian style, best suiting the mountainous terrain. When you enter the resort, you can see the beautiful scenery that evokes the illusion of being in Europe.

    address : 185 Manseon-ro, Seolcheon-myeon, Muju-gun, Jeollabuk-do

  • Firefly Market

    Muju Firefly Market is a traditional 5-day market and a permanent traditional market held on the 1st and 6th of every month. It was selected as a ‘cultural tourism market’ in 2013. The predecessor Muju market is a Mountainous Traditional Market formed at the site of a government office in Muju-gun(current post office) in the 1890s. It was a historic site of the March 1st Movement in 1919. After the entire Jangok was burned during the Korean War, a 5-day market was naturally formed around Mujugyo, and it was moved to the current location in Eupnae-ri, Muju-eup.

    address : 2, Jangteo-ro, Muju-eup, Muju-gun, Jeollabuk-do

  • Muroo Wine Cave

    Muroo Wine Cave, located at Mt. Jeoksang in Bukchang-ri, Jeoksang-myeon, is an artificial cave with a length of 270m where the aging, storage, and sale of Muroo wine is carried out. Muroo Wine Cave, where visitors can enjoy Muju-gun's representative specialty Sanmeoru wine, is harmonized with beautiful natural scenery and cultural relics. Muroo Wine Cave consists of a wine house and a secret door for Maru wine. The wine house, built on the second floor of the ground, offers a firefly agricultural specialty store, wine cafe, and traditional tea cafe. At the secret door of Maru Wine, you can find a wine cafe, wine tasting opportunities, and a cellar.

    address : 359 Sanseong-ro, Jeoksang-myeon, Muju-gun, Jeollabuk-do

  • Taekwondowon

    A place where anyone can begin the great body(che), benevolence(ein) and wisdom(ji) through Taekwondo! A place where you can feel the vibrant energy of Taekwondo! A place that continuously creates the value of Taekwondo through education, training, and research! A place where the true spirit of Taekwondo lives! 'Taekwondowon' is the space that Taekwondo people around the world have dreamed of. 'Taekwondowon', built with the pride of Taekwondo's motherland, is the world's only Taekwondo specialty place where you can do everything related to Taekwondo, such as games, experiences, training, education, research, and exchange, for the first time as a single Olympic sport. It is also a living world cultural heritage of our time where people from all over the world can feel Korea through Taekwondo and be impressed by the spirit of Korea.

    address : 1482, Musol-ro, Seolcheon-myeon, Muju-gun, Jeollabuk-do

Source : Culture and Tourism Departments

Tourist Course Introduction (two days trip)

  • Deogyusan Mountain

    After Baekdudaegan Mountain Range started from Baekdusan Mountain made Sobaeksan Mountain, Songnisan Mountain, etc. soar spreading out down to the south, it created another famous mountain that is Deogyusan(德裕山, 1,614m) in the center on the way to Jirisan Mountain. Deogyusan, one of Baekdudaegan Mountain Range, soars over 2 provinces and 4 counties including Muju and Jangsu, Jeollabuk-do, Geochang and Hamyang-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, etc.

  • Tree School(Traditional Woodworking School)

    Tree school located in the former Gaok elementary school, Gaok-ri, Muju-eup near 'Muju IC Meeting Plaza' is a traditional woodworking school opened in 2005. The woodworking program in this school gives self confidence of 'I can do it by myself' and is the best woodworking program cutting, trimming and driving by itself using various tools. Also tree school provides the woodworker leader training educational program supported by Korea Forest Service and held by Wood Cultural Forum.

  • Muju Bandi Land

    Bandi Land, which is located in Cheongryang-ri, Seolcheon-myeon, Muju-gun, is one of representative theme parks in Muju area. The park is 37,000 pyong in area and features Muju Insect Museum, Nature School, firefly sanctuary, observatory and so on. Additionally, it provides realistic experiences of fireflies, being equipped with camping sites and log houses for youths.

  • Rajetongmun Gate

    Rajetongmun of Seolcheon-myeon, Muju is a rock cave located in the Seokgyeonsan mountain which acts as a boundary between Seolcheon-myeon, Dugil-ri, Sindu town and Socheon-ri, Inam town. Rajetongmun was a national border between Silla and Baekje during the Three Kingdoms era. It is 3 m in height and 10 m in length. During the Three Kingdoms era, as Seokgyeonsan mountain rock ridge as the border, Mupung in the east was territory of Silla and Seolcheon Jeoksang-myeon and Muju-eup in the west was territory of Baekje.

Representative Food Introduction
EoJuk (rice soup)
EoJuk (rice soup)

“Spicy and light EoJuk” It is the representative dish of Muju, which is spicy and light, made with various freshwater fish caught in the clean upper reaches of the Geum River.It is a nostalgic food that makes you go back to your childhood and is a high protein food good for recovering from sicknesses. Additionally, it is easy to digest and doesn’t burden the stomach. Eojuk made from freshwater fish boasts the best taste.

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