Duration: 13:00 - 18:00
Gain insight into the unique Korean lifestyle of the days gone by as we visit the Korean Folk Village which illustrates the diversity of the country's rich traditional and cultural heritage. Observe Korean folk customs and handicrafts while you stroll through an open-air village — re-created with more than 200 traditional homes.
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After pickup from your Seoul hotel, you'll travel to the Korean Folk Village, which showcases buildings and artifacts from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897).
See a wide assortment of residential structures from the straw-thatched cottages of commoners to the 99-room mansions of the noble class, preserving some of the country's rich traditional and cultural heritage. The buildings represent the dwellings of commoners, farmers, and noblemen from across Korea.
You can also get a close look at numerous workshops doing their jobs, demonstrating centuries-old craftsmanship in the art of pottery, blacksmith, bamboo craft, traditional Korean paper manufacturing, wooden craft, glazed pottery, straw craft, willow craft, handheld fans, paper craft, cotton looms, silk looms, straw shoes, smoke pipes, and brassware.
In addition, the village offers farmer's music and dance, acrobatics on a tightrope, and a traditional wedding ceremony on a daily basis. A traditional marketplace offers the exotic flavors of Korean cuisine from different regions. Shops stock a variety of traditional handicrafts and souvenirs. At the swing site you will take a ride on a high traditional swing. Get a fascinating insight into the unique Korean lifestyle of the days gone by.
At the end of your tour, guide will return you to your Seoul hotel.
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Meals and drinks
- Optional activity costs
- Personal expenses
Discover daily life of past generations at the Korean Folk Village
Watch performances, observe craftspeople and visit traditional houses with Joseon-era items on display