Although a small city by Korean standards, Jeonju has a big reputation throughout the country. Once the capital of the Joseon dynasty, it has a vivid history and remains an important centre for culture. The Jeonju Hanok village – found in the dead centre of the city - is one if the best preserved areas of traditional Korean housing across the land, and also contains a number of small museums, workshops, and teahouses. Above all else Jeonju is known for its food and proudly stands as the home of bibimbap – Korea’s national dish. Jeonju bibimbap is renowned as the finest in the country and is a must-try for any visitor.