Jinju Jungang Market


Traditional market with a fantastic variety of street vendors and indoor shops.

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1. East Gate

0.34 MILES

The Jinju fortress gate close to the eel restaurants.

3. Jinju Fortress

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Local street signs call it a castle, but it’s actually a well-preserved fortress that was partially destroyed during the Japanese invasion of 1592. One of…

4. Jinju National Museum

0.61 MILES

This small but worthwhile national museum inside Jinju Fortress houses a collection of artefacts dating back to the Imjin War (임진왜란; Imjin Wae-ran) – a…

5. Jinyangho Lake Park

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Lakeside city park with a handful of hotels and cafes, plus an amusement park.

6. Naewon-sa

17.16 MILES

This temple is about 3km from Samjang-myeon, off route 59. Highlights include a three-tier Silla pagoda and a rare Cheonwang-bosalnim statue.

7. Daewon-sa

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Tucked near the eastern border of Jirisan, this temple is an active nunnery where a famed female sanshin (mountain spirit) is thought to reside. A…

8. Buril Pokpo

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It's an easy day-trip from Jinju to this small water fall in Jirisan. The hike to get there is an easy 3 hours round trip from Ssanggye-sa.