Jinju

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Known for its impressive fortress, this lovely town also boasts delicious local cuisine and access to amazing nearby nature.

Jinju is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Jinju has a number of distinctive local delicacies which reflect the tastes of Jinju people. Perhaps most celebrated is Jinju bibimbap, which distinguishes itself from the common Korean rice and vegetable dish by its use of yukhoe, made with raw beef and generous amounts of sesame oil. Also famous is Namgang Grilled Eel, which is caught locally and served in any one of the numerous restaurants overlooking the Nam. Enjoying their food spicy, Jinjuites have also perfected a hot pepper version of the popular Korean side dish pajeon known by its colloquial name jijimi. This is best enjoyed with a bowl of local rice wine makkeolli.
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