Korean Folk Village, Time Travel to the Past
Feel as if you have travelled back to the past when you encounter the lifestyles of the past. The Korean Folk Village is an outdoor folk museum of Korean tradition and culture. The most distinctive feature of the Korean Folk Village is how realistically the lifestyles of the past have been reproduced. For this reason the Korean Folk Village is a well-known filming location for TV series and movies. The schedule for filming is frequently updated on the website for the reference of visitors. A visit to the Korean Folk Village is very interesting and entertaining because anyone can participate in traditional Korean activities such as swinging, yutnori, and jegichagi.
: Closing times change seasonally, and rides open 30 mins after the Village opens.
Korean Folk Village - Hours
: Group over 20 receive a discount of KRW 2,000~3,000
(Folk Village, World Folk Museum, Performances)Admission for Amusement Structure Area
(Ticket A: Hometown legends, Viking, Music Express/
Ticket B: Ghost Story, Bumper cars, Family Coaster, Mini Viking, Merry-go-round, Flower Race, Wonder Wheel, Boat Ride, 4D theater, O-train)Full Admission
Korean Folk Village - Fee
||Ticket A KRW 3,500 / Ticket B KRW 3,000
||Ticket A KRW 3,000 / Ticket B KRW 2,500
||Ticket A KRW 2,500 / Ticket B KRW 2,000
* Free shuttle bus service
Free shuttle bus service
|Korean Folk Village-Suwon Station
||Suwon Station Tourist Information Center (Exit No. 5 of line 1 Suwon Station)
||Suwon Station→Korean Folk Village 10:30, 12:30, 14:30
|Korean Folk Village→Suwon Station 14:00, 15:30, 16:30
|Korean Folk Village-Sanggal Station
||Korean Folk Village Main Gate
||11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:30, 17:30
|Exit No. 2 of Bundang line Sanggal (Luther University) Station
||11:05, 13:05, 15:05, 16:35, 17:35
|Gyeonggi Provincial Museum
||11:10, 13:10, 15:10, 16:40, 17:40
|Bundang line, Ever line Giheung (NJP Art Center) Station
||11:20, 13:20, 15:20, 16:50, 17:45
|Exit No. 3 of Bundang line Sanggal (Luther University) Station
||11:25, 13:25, 15:25, 16:55
|Korean Folk Village Main Gate
||11:30, 13:30, 15:30, 17:00
- Operates until 5pm in the winter season (Dec~Feb)
Hometown Legends & Ghost Stories, the House of Horrors of the Korean Folk Village
The Korean Folk Village takes a step further and introduces Korean ghost stories to visitors through rides such as Hometown Legends and Ghost Stories. This is a great opportunity to learn about Korean ghosts such as cheonyeo gwishin, jeoseung saja, and Kumiho, along with 15 scary legends.
Try on Hanbok & Take Pictures
The Korean Folk Village is well-known as the filming location of such TV series and movies as "Sungkyunkwan Scandal", "Queen Seondeok", "The Moon Embracing the Sun", "Masquerade", "Yi San", and "Daejanggeum". Visitors can try on the costumes that actors and actresses have worn, which are different according to social class, and have their picture taken.
- Cost: KRW 40,000~60,000
Korean Folk Village Traditional Marketplace
Enjoy the same traditional Korean foods that people in the Joseon Period used to eat at marketplaces and taverns such as jangguk bap (rice soup), seolleongtang (ox bone soup), and haemul-pajeon (seafood and green onion pancake). These dishes are not only delicious but also healthy as they are made only with natural flavors, following the traditional cooking methods of the past. Choose from a variety of generously-portioned dishes. Chapsal dongdongju (Buuiju), the traditional liquor that is registered as No. 2 Intangible Cultural Asset, is highly recommended.
- Best menu items: Janguk bap (rice soup): KRW 8,000, Bulgogi bibimbap: KRW 9,000, Janchi guksu (banquet
noodles): KRW 5,500,Kimchijeon (kimchi pancake): KRW 8,000, Chapsal dongdongju: KRW 8,000~15,000