In Jangheung-gun, the name
of the traditional market of Jangheung-eup is changed into 'Jeongnamjin
Saturday Folk Market', and 「Folk Market」 is ran every Saturday
starting from July of the re-construction year. With the feeling
of traditional life, the markets are welcoming many theme tourists.
It took 7.5 billion won to prepare approximately 6 thousand ㎡
field for Saturday Market, 33 hundred ㎡ for permanent market, and
19 hundred ㎡ for folklore plaza in Yeyang-ri, Jangheung-eup. The
following things to experience are prepared in Jangheung Saturday
▶ Things to see
: Performance of Korean folk music, Invitation of Paldo Performing
Arts Company, exhibition of many artworks and seasonal flowers.
▶ Things to eat
: Traditional restaurants, monthly foods with events, fresh seafood
▶ Places to rest
: Sangsun Yaksu (mineral water) Village (village of traditional
theme), Seottongguri Village (mountain village experience), Bangchon
Traditional Culture Village, Borim Temple Forest Bath place, Mt.
Eokbul Forest Bath place, Yuchi Natural Forest, Mt. Cheongwan Natural
▶ Things to know
: Largest Palm tree road in Asia, Borim Temple with a monument
of wandering poet Kim Satgat, stone (Sainjung) with 「Jeilgangsan」
carved by Kim Gu, Wangbi shrine of Jang Bo Go's daughter, Sunhak-dong
tourist literary site of Chung-Jun Lee, shrine of Queen Gongyetaehu(Sungan
Temple), Hweryeongjinsung of General Lee, Wolsongdoyoji of Jeosun
White Porcelain, Mt. Yakda (Mt. Buyong), where Gorangji natural
▶ Things to experience
: Sesi folk game, natural dyeing, memorial school reunion, experiencing
ecosystem, traditional folk music of Jangheung, agricultural experience
and learning experience for teenagers.
▶ Things to buy
: Chemical-free vegetables, grains, regional specialties, medicinal
herb, agricultural product markets, traditional craft items
'Saturday Market' is built to regain the reputation as one of
the 3 great markets of Jeonnam region. As soon as the construction
of Tamjin Dam and Mt. Eokbul Astronomical Science Museum is complete
at the end of the year, the Market will be more loved by the tourists.