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of several tertiary (tertiary education) institutions, including: *Cheongju National University of Education *Cheongju University *Chungbuk National University *Chung Cheong University *Korea Air Force Academy *Korea National University of Education *Seowon University Festival Cheongju International Craft Biennale is held once in two years. It's often held in September or October. http: wp Cheongju International public website ref>

Postal code postal_code 360010 - 363967 area_code (+82) 43-2xx website Official website '''Cheongju''' ( ) is the capital and largest city (List of cities in South Korea) of North Chungcheong Province in South Korea. History Cheongju has been an important provincial town since ancient times. During Hideyoshi's Invasions of Korea, Cheongju

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and at the same time view cultural brewing techniques. Buy Cheongju has various markets scattered throughout the city that any traveler is bound to stumble across. *

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that stretches over 4.2 kilometers in circumference. The present walls date to the 1716 restoration of the site. Within the walls lies a small tourist village that has several restaurants. *'''Cheongju National Museum''' also lies near Mt. Uam, and houses several exhibits of cultural artifacts from the nearby area. *'''Heungdeok Temple Site''' is the home to the Early Printing Museum, and is purported to be the site of the printing of Jikji, the oldest existent book printed using movable

metal type. The museum itself contains exhibits related to the art of printing through the ages. *'''Yongdusaji Cheoldanggan''' (The Iron Flagpole of the Yongdu Temple Site) is designated Korean National Treasure number 41, and is located near Lotte Department Store in downtown Cheongju. Made of twenty iron cylinders, the flagpole stands 13.1 meters tall, and was formerly used to hang flags to honour the Buddha Transport Cheongju International Airport provides scheduled flights

cities. Buses to Incheon and Gimpo airports also leave from this terminal. The information center is adjacent to the bus terminal. Make sure you visit here if your Korean is not very good. Get around Cheongju has an extensive bus system accessible for ₩1150, but it can be difficult to figure out. Taxis are the easiest way to get around, as they are cheap and quick. See thumbnail The Iron Flagpole of the Yongdu Temple site (File:Cheongjuflagpole1.jpg) *


) was a Korean nationalist and Korean independence activist. He was born in Cheongju, in Chungcheong province. In 1884 he heard of the Donghak religion and its ideals of supporting the nation and comforting the people, and decided to become a member. The '''Chungbuk Line'''(충북선, 忠北線) is a railway line serving North Chungcheong Province in South Korea. The line connects Jochiwon on the Gyeongbu Line to Bongyang on the Jungang Line, serving the major

from Archbishop Kinam Ro, with Bishops James Pardy, MM (Maryknoll), and Peter Han Kong-ryel serving as co-consecrators (Consecrator), in the Church of the Holy Family in Cheongju. Cheong was later promoted to the third Archbishop of Seoul on April 3, 1998. In addition to his duties in Seoul, he was made Apostolic Administrator ''ad nutum Sanctae Sedis'' (Apostolic Administrator) of P'yong-yang (Pyongyang) on June 6 of that same year. He was elected President of the Korean

Episcopal Conference in 1998 as well, thus serving as the spokesman for the Church in Korea (Roman Catholicism in Korea). '''Planned Stores''' *Cheongju Store in Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do (scheduled for 2010) *Asan Store in Asan, Chungcheongnam-do (scheduled for 2010) *Cheonggyecheon, a stream in central Seoul. *Cheongju, the capital of Chungcheongbuk-do. **Cheongju Airport, the only commercial airport in the Chungcheong provinces


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of the biggest Western style bars in the area complete with darts,Foosball and a pool table. A good selection of Korean and Western beers, Guinness on tap and a happy hour between 12 and 1am. *

price content With their own brew on tap, Da Bar is a refreshing change for Cheongju. Along from Baskin Robbins and next door from the tattoo and piercing shop. Look for the sign. *


. There is also a Subway in Shinae, just along from Bang Bang. * *

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iconic natural

Expo Park are only an hour away by bus. Alternately, North Chungcheong Province's most convenient hub, Chungju and its most iconic natural landmarks can be found at Danyang, are both a short hop away. For access details, see Korea's Express Bus website. However there are many buses that are not listed on here that also go from Cheongju, including buses to Gyeongju, Incheon Airport, Nam (South) Seoul, SongniSan and pretty much every other place


'''Cheongju''' ( ) is the capital and largest city (List of cities in South Korea) of North Chungcheong Province in South Korea.

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