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Amsadong Pre-history Settlement Site

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OK but not a must see place

I stayed in Seoul for awhile but for most visitors I would say you can safely skip this small... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Calvin C
Manchester, New Hampshire
Still under renovation

Went there on Sunday, just a little visit before we go to another park. Some area in the park is... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Tangerang, Indonesia
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14 Oct 2018
“OK but not a must see place”
11 May 2018
“Still under renovation”
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

I stayed in Seoul for awhile but for most visitors I would say you can safely skip this small place. It has a few prehistoric houses to give you a feel for how people lived in the distant past. Using your imagination will help you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Went there on Sunday, just a little visit before we go to another park. Some area in the park is still under renovation. If you like pre-history, the park is nice and good for walking also it can be an early education for children.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nv1dj
Reviewed 15 April 2016

C1 ( 2016.04.14 ) This exhibit hall was larger than I think. And the inside's atmosphere was not bad. But the contents was too simple. I expected many exhibits, but was below my expectations. Because many local museum had similar exhibits, I couldn't find difference...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank CanisHan
Reviewed 15 April 2016

C1 ( 2016.04.14 ) I visited this place on the way to my friend. The parking area was good, but need to pay parking fee per day. There was park rather than historic site, because this site was poor in content, I think. I only...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank CanisHan
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Took a trek out to Amsadong to visit these ruins. Unfortunately it i was a Monday and it was closed. But I went back on a Tuesday and for 500 won about US$. 50 you can wander around the recreated settlement and some wonderful artifacts...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 17 March 2015

It's on the far south east end of Seoul. Amsa station is the last stop then yo need to take a bus or taxi. The park was ok. It's all recreations of the pre-history settlement found on sight. It seems to cater to families and...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank edisupp s
Reviewed 31 January 2014

This Neolithic village (7000-1000 BC) is now located within the boundaries of Seoul, although it's around a $30 cab ride from Insadong Street. There are reconstructed houses (the 29 real ones were reburied after excavation), as well as a small 2 room museum housing artifacts...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Travelingmaven
Reviewed 17 January 2013

I enjoyed browsing the exhibits and housing sites. While the site overall as a tourist attraction is somewhat underwhelming, the history displayed here is important and is recognized as one of the key prehistoric sites in Korea. The artifacts and pit houses held the most...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank kjmagnuson
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