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Arts & Culture

the Korean Folk Village

Course 1
Korean Folk Village & Nam June Paik Art Center

When looking closely into our lives, there is nothing that is not somehow related to our ancestors. Traditional culture is not merely the past but is deeply enmeshed in the present as well. This tour, from the Korean Folk Village to the Nam June Paik Art Center, brings visitors Into a new world of art and daily living.
Korean Folk Village
15 min by bus
Nam June Paik Art Center
Get to the Korean Folk Village Korean Folk Village Nam June Paik Art Center Return to Seoul
Korean Folk Village
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.

- Hours: Closing times change seasonally, and rides open 30 mins after the Village opens. MonthWeekdaysWeekends
Korean Folk Village - Hours
Mar~Apr, Oct~Nov 09:30~18:00 09:30~18:30
May~Sept 09:30~18:30 09:30~19:00
Dec~Feb 09:30~17:30 09:30~18:00
- Admission: Group over 20 receive a discount of KRW 2,000~3,000 ClassificationAdmission (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
Adult KRW 15,000 Ticket A KRW 3,500 / Ticket B KRW 3,000 KRW 24,000
Youth KRW 12,000 Ticket A KRW 3,000 / Ticket B KRW 2,500 KRW 19,000
Child KRW 10,000 Ticket A KRW 2,500 / Ticket B KRW 2,000 KRW 17,000
- Tel: +82-31-288-0000 - Website http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr (Korean) http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr/folk/english/index.htm (English) http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr/folk/chinese/index.htm (Chinese) http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr/folk/japanese/index.htm (Japanese)
* Free shuttle bus service
ClassificationBus StopHours
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) Must do
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.
Must do
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
Must eat
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
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