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Folk Village Museum near Seoul, South Korea

 
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zlori's pictureby zlori Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 29th of September, 2010
We fell asleep while we traveled by bus to the Korean Folk Village and we got down from the bus it was like we went back in time several hundred or thousand years. They managed to recreate buildings and surrounding so perfectly, you felt you were really in an ancient folk village (especially if you didn't take into account the visitors).

Several museum, art shops and exhibitions can be found here, all of them to satiate the visitors curiosity about Korea's people, tradition and culture. Performances, shows are held also, with traditional dress codes and themes. It something definitely worth seeing, so don't miss it, if you go to Seoul!

Address:
107 Pora-ri, Kihung-up
Yong-In, Kyonggi-do Seoul 449-900
South Korea

Price:
12.000 won ($10.5) for adults and 8000 won ($7) for children.

Opening Hours:
9am to 5pm daily.

How to get there:
By a free shuttle bus from Suwong station that takes you directly to the village.

On the web:
http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr/folk/english/index.htm

 
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