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Nagan Eupseong Folk Village

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Address: 30, Chungmin-gil, Nagan-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 57918, South Korea
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Phone Number: 061-749-8831
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good feel for historic korean village life

worth the trip, good food on site, most of the people working there were very friendly and were eager to show you their crafts

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 May 2016
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Tigard, Oregon
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Tigard, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

worth the trip, good food on site, most of the people working there were very friendly and were eager to show you their crafts

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We did enjoy visiting this place , since there is more attractions offered when we were there. Besides it is the shooting location for very famous serial film Korean . The places is more artistic with all the houses have roof made from dried ilalang like in Balinese traditional house. It is worth it to visit compared the Hankok village.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

We took a cab from our hotel to here approx. $20. Great place to visit.Very interesting. Some nice little restaurants outside too.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

This village is home to two hundred Koreans who still live out their daily lives much the same as Koreans did during the height of the Joseon Dynasty. Although the site of the village has actually been inhabited since the beginning of the first millennia, the area was selected as a fortress village in the early 10th century by the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

This village is huge with about 85 households left staying there. Traditional built houses can been seen with fortress walls around it. Not only is it rich in history but very well preserved. Worth a visit definitely.

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Yokohama, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Here you can saw what is the living in the past of south area of Korea. is my first time to saw pumpkin on the roof. When you come here, you will feel time is slow compare you in town. there are guesthouse, restaurant here. For vegan, you still able to enjoy bibimpap 7000won if not mistaken, here. i do... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

The folk village was huge and spanned a history of 700 years. About 100 families still reside in the traditional houses, going about their daily lives with tourists milling around. It was a village of traditional huts with roofs made out of straw framed by an imposing fortress wall built to fend off intruders in the past.You can find out... More 

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Sandia Park, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I've seen too many Korean folk villages. This may be one of the best, but don't OD on these places. It was raining when we went and that didn't help.

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Suncheon, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

I thought that it would be difficult to get to this village by public transportation but it was actually a very smooth trip! I took bus #63 from Chung Am Dae Hak (which is close to Suncheon Bay Park) and it took about 30 mins, plus you get a scenic view of the countryside. There are restaurants right across the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Early in the morning this fortress/village is relatively quiet. As day gets older, it becomes more and more like a zoo. It is NOT a real village at all. Everything is organized and fake. Every person who lives there is employed by the state/city and is wearing appropriate period costume. It is like Colonial Williamsburg in the USA except we... More 

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