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Unique Bus Stops of Jeonju

 

 

Jeonju has unique bus stops that provide extra comfort and joy to its visitors. Today, I’ll introduce some of the unique bus stops of the city.

Seobu Intercity Way Station

This ‘bus’ may be too cute to be a bus stop, but this actually is a way station for intercity buses passing through Seobu Sinsigaji (Seobu New Town).

The way station was installed to make life more comfortable for the inhabitants of Seobu Sinsigaji. The local artists and the city of Jeonju collaborated to produce this cute bus stop.

Doesn’t it look like a camping car about to embark on a holiday trip?

Inside, you may sit and look out the window while waiting for the bus. Must be quite romantic when it snows!

 

Jeonju Hanok Village Omokdae Bus Stop

The second bus stop that I’ll introduce today is the bus stop in front of the Omokdae Pavilion in Jeonju Hanok Village. The concept of this bus stop is the founding of the Joseon Dynasty.

The design of the bus stop was motivated by the tales of Taejo (the founder of the Joseon Dynasty). The panels are made with the traditional Korean floral lattice strips. Between the lattice strips is the depiction of the Joseon Dynasty’s Royal Portrait Enshrinement Parade.

If you scan the QR code attached to this bus stop, you can listen to the history of Taejo, Omokdae, and Jeonju Hanok Village. Waiting for the bus in this stop won’t be boring anymore.

 

Wansan Police Station Bus Stop

The third unique bus stop is Wansan Police Station Bus Stop. This bus stop has the award-winning ‘LOVE bench’.

The award winner wanted to change the dull atmosphere of the old grey-ish bus stops. It’s just a bench, but it’s surely a mood-lifter. The ‘LOVE’ bench must be a good photo spot.

 

Jeonju Train Station Bus Stop

The fourth unique bus stop is Jeonju Train Station Bus Stop. Located in front of the train station, it aims to give good first impression of the city.

If you look carefully, you’ll find out that the whole bus stop resembles a travel luggage, with a handle on the top and a travel hat next to it.

 

Kookmin Bank Geumam Branch Bus Stop

The fifth unique bus stop is Kookmin Bank Geumam Branch bus stop. The red color and the ribbon ‘tying’ the stop seems to brighten up the air.

This bus stop is equipped with eight air conditioners and a machine that shows the balance in your T-Money (public transit) card.

These unique bus stops are the products of collaboration between the local artists and the city of Jeonju. I wish there are more such ‘stops with arts’ projects so that people can enjoy the history, tales, and nature of Jeonju while waiting for the bus.

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  • The bus one is cute

  • Adila Ayub

    The bus stops look very convenient and cute ><

  • Sara Rousalova

    These look so cute! I hope more public spaces get transformed into such aesthetic creations!

  • Elysia Toh

    The bus stops are so cool!! I think it’s a great way to learn more about Jeonju history while waiting at these bus stops!

  • Ada Choy

    I’ve only personally been to the Hanok village one, but now I’ll keep my eye out for the other ones when I travel around more of Jeonju!

  • Bronwyn Pretorius

    Hahaha, this is amazing! I especially love the first bus stop – so retro!

  • IamNaZza

    I love Seobu Intercity Way Station! It’s such an unique and amazing bus station!

  • Iris Jang

    I wish we had more creative bus stops like these in Seoul!

  • Melissa

    So cute! I’ve never seen these before.

  • Melissa

    Such a unique feature of Jeonju ~

  • Dimas Yunianto Putro

    Only in Jeonju you can find this very unique design for bus stop. The local government did the great job!
    Let’s visit Jeonju in 2019 guys!!!

  • Narayan Risal

    Innovative and unique…. want to imitate …

  • Kristy

    This blog is very nice! This city looks soo interesting! Hope to visit one day when baby gets older

  • Aysha

    Wow, these bus stops look so charming! I wish they had them in Seoul as well to brighten up people’s day during their commute.

  • Joshua Garcia

    This reminds me of the beautiful red telephone boxes in London, but in its own way. One characteristic of Korean artists is their approach to modernity and innovation. Also, it has an important function for people waiting for the bus. Fun, cool and with purpouse.

  • Victoria T

    I really love the design of the Omokdae bus stop, but the Kookmin Bank bus stop is really amazing! It must be really popular during the summer months especially, since it has eight ACs. I wish Seoul had something like that lol

  • An Khanh Pham

    everything about this place is just so cute! Thank you for showing me all of this~

  • Daria Yu

    Why i haven’t seen so many intersesting things in Jeonju. I was a bit bored when we went there with my language courses because it was my second time in there. But gosh i want to go to jeonju again with friends…

  • Wow so creative!!!
    Does it come with the cute bus as well??
    Thanks for letting us know such great information! Maybe my next trip to Jeonju would be collecting the photos of my standing at these bus stops~~~

  • Joshua Garcia

    Pretty bus stops, only in jeonju

  • Instagramer definitely would love these bus stops for photoshooting!!

  • Shana Trương

    I haven’t seen these bus stops in Jeonju since my friend and I had a car when we went there.

  • Samki Y

    These bus stops look like a great place to warm up on a cold winter day!

  • exo

    The bus stop is really cute 😉

  • Joshua Garcia

    this is the best bus stop ever! wish I could go just to take a picture there

    • Charles Churro Yoo

      Same

  • Joshua Garcia

    ISNT THIS THE BEST PLACE EVER?

  • Veronica H. Padron

    Not only pretty, but also useful! Very cute

  • Charles Churro Yoo

    The Seobu bus station is so cute. I’m going there in two days! Get to see it in person

  • Joshua Garcia

    Wish I could wait on that bus stop forever

  • Joshua Garcia

    Can we rent those bus stops for a party or what??

  • Loveday Farmer

    i remember those bus stops!

  • Thandar Aung

    wow those bus stops are really cute. ^^ wanna take a rest in that bus stop for a long time lol

  • Thandar Aung

    i can wait bus from those bus stops forever

  • Joshua Garcia

    wish i could get married in this bus stop

  • Joshua Garcia

    i wanna wait for the bus here forever, till I die

  • Joshua Garcia

    nothing like waiting for the bus in jeonju

  • Joshua Garcia

    bust stops are important for people to wait on them

  • Shielfa

    Very creative and it would persuade lot of people to riding the public transportation! Good job

  • Joshua Garcia

    so please please please, let me, let me, let me, let me wait for the bus this time

  • Joshua Garcia

    havent had a dream in a long time, and yesterday I had one about this bus stop

  • Joshua Garcia

    i feel this bus stop can change the world in a way i can not explain

  • Joshua Garcia

    because I love waiting for the bus, I wish the bus stop was outside my home

  • Joshua Garcia

    when I look this nice bus stop my fears go away

  • Joshua Garcia

    could you please let me sit next to you in the bus stop or wait here forever

  • Joshua Garcia

    wish I could travel back in time to give this idea to all the countries in the world

  • Joshua Garcia

    toma chocolate, paga lo que debes, wait for the bus

  • Joshua Garcia

    In winter this place can also work as shelter for homeless people

  • Julien Tham

    From all the places I have visited, I have yet to see a bustop that is in a shape of a bus. Props to the artists behind the designs of these bus stop 👏👏👏

  • Grace S

    Wow that first bus stop is sooooooooooooooo cute ^^

  • Grace S

    Jeonju having all these cool bus stops makes me wish they had cool bus stops where I live…

  • Grace S

    Waiting for the bus doesn’t seem so bad when you’re waiting in one of these bus stops

  • Grace S

    They look perfect to be a photo zone!

  • Grace S

    These bus stops are unique indeed.

  • Grace S

    They’re even equipped with handy machines and codes, so advanced!!!

  • Grace S

    The city of Jeonju really thinks of everything, impressive

  • Joshua Garcia

    i will wait for the bus here forever

  • Joshua Garcia

    tell me who doesnt love pretty bus stops

  • Joshua Garcia

    abigail my friend loves these things wish she was there

  • Joshua Garcia

    deep down we all know bus stops are great

  • Joshua Garcia

    korea and its nice things

  • Joshua Garcia

    man lets wait for the bus in jeonju

  • Joshua Garcia

    omg jeonju is the best place to wait for the bus

  • Joshua Garcia

    in my dreams this place is outside my house

  • Joshua Garcia

    call me when you get this, ill be waiting for the bus there

  • Joshua Garcia

    buses in korea are so nice

  • Joshua Garcia

    buses are nice but kisanim ajeoshis drive super fast

  • Joshua Garcia

    pare que me estoy subiend al aguila madero

  • Joshua Garcia

    en mi pais no tenemos estas cosas

  • Joshua Garcia

    we dont have these things in my country

  • Joshua Garcia

    i could spend my day here

  • Joshua Garcia

    wanna make a video about these places

  • Joshua Garcia

    have yet to see a bustop that is in a shape of a bus

  • Joshua Garcia

    cute bus stops in jeonju

  • Joshua Garcia

    man these bus stops are so nice

  • Joshua Garcia

    take me home jeonju bus

  • Joshua Garcia

    wanna go there just to wait for the bus here

  • Joshua Garcia

    hahaha i wish i could live here

  • Joshua Garcia

    perturbador

  • Joshua Garcia

    great to see these things around

  • Joshua Garcia

    i live in jinju which sounds like jeonju but without the bus stops

  • Joshua Garcia

    It reminds me of a bus stop

  • Joshua Garcia

    bus stops are part of the korean fashion

  • Joshua Garcia

    a thing you can miss from jeonju

  • Joshua Garcia

    great to have jeonju so close in the country

  • Joshua Garcia

    people all overthe world come here to wait on that bus stop

  • Joshua Garcia

    i see this bus stop and my pain goes away

  • Joshua Garcia

    i wanan take a step in this place and feel the magic

  • Joshua Garcia

    what about a concer here lol

  • Joshua Garcia

    here comes the bus, doyou have your kyotong card ready

  • Joshua Garcia

    im ready to wait for you in the bus stop

  • Joshua Garcia

    tell me if the waiting (for the bus) was worth it

  • Joshua Garcia

    roses are red, violets are blue but this bus stops is for you

  • Joshua Garcia

    now we are back on the street waiting for the bus but we are happy because we are in jeonju

  • Joshua Garcia

    hold on, are you telling me these places really exist?

  • Joshua Garcia

    i recomend you to wait for the bus here, its pretty and chic

  • Joshua Garcia

    fashion even even in their bus stops, yes, that is korea

  • Joshua Garcia

    i asked a girl for a date on this same bus stop back in 1969, now we are married and have 5 grand children

  • Joshua Garcia

    oh baby you dont have to kill so kind, just wait for the bus with me

  • Joshua Garcia

    oh sugar, dont dance so blue, tell me you will wait for me on the bus stop

  • Joshua Garcia

    bus stops are so nice that i wanna wait here till the day i die

  • Joshua Garcia

    according to some art specialists, jeonju is the best place to experience arts in general and in particual, not sure what i wanna say im just trying to fill some space here lol love you jeonu

  • Joshua Garcia

    wanna know how long it takes for a bus to take me form jeonju to jinju and back

  • Joshua Garcia

    if it has light at night people can safely wait for their bus here

  • Joshua Garcia

    does it has aircon here?

  • Joshua Garcia

    i have not slept in two days thinking on how can i get there

  • Joshua Garcia

    wanna wait here forever

  • Joshua Garcia

    can you take intercity buses here? would be nice

  • Joshua Garcia

    idk why this is not in the world news, because it is the best

  • Joshua Garcia

    especially love the first bus stop – so retro!

  • Joshua Garcia

    he Kookmin Bank bus stop is really amazing!

  • Joshua Garcia

    deinitely would love these bus stops for photoshooting!!

  • Joshua Garcia

    also useful! Very cute

  • Joshua Garcia

    , I have yet to see a bustop that is in a shape of a bus

  • Joshua Garcia

    jeonju owns it again with all this nice things ti has to offer to us

  • Joshua Garcia

    heard that one dramma was shoted here with the bus theme

  • Joshua Garcia

    willing to wait 100 years here who is with me

  • Joshua Garcia

    please take me here and wait with me forever

  • Joshua Garcia

    , I have yet to see a bustop that is in a shape of a bus

  • Joshua Garcia

    push that button dudeeeeee

  • Joshua Garcia

    come on you can even make nfc payments there, great

  • Joshua Garcia

    WILL WAIT HERE FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE

  • Tetiana Slusar

    It’s amazing! While waiting for the bus one can take a cute photo of the artistic bus stop, or cheer up with its bright colors, or get closer to the history! Beautiful. I also like the idea of “Little library bus stop” in Istanbul and Fruit bus shelters in Japan.
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  • Joshua Garcia

    they should put more bus stops like these around the country

  • Joshua Garcia

    just what the world needed, a bus stop with the shame of a bus stop

  • Joshua Garcia

    bus stop inception there lol

  • Joshua Garcia

    never misstreat these places because they are awesome

  • Joshua Garcia

    you can take pictures while waiting on the bus here

  • Joshua Garcia

    these nice colors help you to feel better after a long day

  • Joshua Garcia

    tumbs up for the nice idea of having a mini library here, good jeonju

  • Thandar Aung

    can’t wait to see those cute bus stops

  • John John

    these are great bus stops!

  • John John

    Tourists would surely love the design and concepts!

  • John John

    a machine that shows my t-money balance would be immense help since I sometimes forget to load up my transportation card!

  • Sara Rousalova

    So much prettier than those in Seoul! I hope we get to see many more of them!