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Iksan Jewelry Festival

I
ksan, one of the capitals of the ancient Baekje Kingdom, is now famous for remarkably advanced metal craftsmanship. Today, Iksan boasts Korea's largest precious stone emporium.

There are over 100 jewelry shops here that make exquisite jewelry, maintaining the spirit of master metal craftsmen of the past.

The Iksan Jewelry Festival is a display of Korea's excellent precious-stone-cutting skills. Visitors can participate in making jewelry as well as in other cultural events.


Dates : period 2001. 10. 25 ~ 11. 4
Location : Venue Iri Gems & Jewelry Center
Infomation : Inquiries Division of Regional Economic Affairs, Iksan City Hall, Jeollabuk-do
Tel: 063-840-3329 Fax: 063-840-3451
Homepage http://city.iksan.chonbuk.kr

Main Events
Jewelry making lessons, Discovering jewelly. Free jewelry appraisal and cleaning. Discount Jewelry sales etc.

Transportation
Air Seoul-Gunsan (takes 50 min)
Train Seoul-Iksan (takes 2hrs. 40 min, on the Saemaeul Super-express)
Bus Seoul-Iksan (takes 3 hrs.)

Accommodations
  • Core rivera Hotel (063-232-7000, 45 rooms)
  • Grand Plaza Tourist Hotel(1ST, 063-843-7777, 54 rooms)
  • Resort Motel (063-855-1400, 35 rooms)

    Nearby Tourist Attractions
    Mireuk Temple, Godori Bodhisattva, Wanggungni Five-story pagoda, Iksan Twin Tomb, Wanggung Hot Springs, Muju Resort.

    Famous products
    Jewelry


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