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Yangdong Folk Village

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Address: Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-914, South Korea
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+82 54-762-4541

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A nice place, but not in winter!

The impression of this traditional Hanok village to me is a quiet place. I went there on 24 Dec and of course I didn't expect to celebrate Christmas there. There are people living... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
Hong Kong, China

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Pohang, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places to visit during Fall for good scenery. A good taste of what old Korea used to look like!

Thank ReneldonsTravels
Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The impression of this traditional Hanok village to me is a quiet place. I went there on 24 Dec and of course I didn't expect to celebrate Christmas there. There are people living there, but apart from a few tourists, I didn't see any villagers.(spending 3 hours there). You can see some cafe signage but there was no cafe actually.... More 

Thank ykyipky
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a less crowded folk village to visit, Yangdong Folk Village located about 1 hr bus ride from Gyeongju Bus Terminal is the perfect place for you. This village was historical and famous because it was the birthplace for Son So and his families of distinguished scholars and ministers during the Joseon period. The village was... More 

1 Thank HaruKenchiru
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Along with Hahoe Village this is a unique part of Korean history and culture. Well worth visiting - you can't see buildings of this quality anywhere else apart from Hahoe. Don't miss it - the photos do not do justice to the personal experience.

1 Thank Andrew E
Gyeongju, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Bring a good camera or phone and go on a bright and sunny day and this little village makes some great shots to wow friends and family about your trip to Korea!

Thank c x
Omaha, Nebraska
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52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this village on a very hot day. It is a nice place to stroll around and not much else. Truthfully we didn't make it too far into the village because our children were tired of walking in the hot sun. We mostly took a few pictures and admired the thatched roofs. There was a craft fair set up... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

There are numbers of buses will bring you to the Yangdong Folk Village. But as far I know, it should be only bus number 203 and 252 will take you inside the village. I took bus number 200 for 45mins and got off a bus station next to the highway. Yes, it is a bus stop next to the highway!... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

It is a traditional Korean village. People do live there. I was there on the week day and there were not many tourists. It was lovely and wonderful.

Thank Yilun L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The few remaining Joseon era Village that is still functioning. Very interesting & informative. Love the view of the area & the architecture.

Thank Ernawati P
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Intact clan village from the 15th century. Great for a walk, to experience a slow and authentic slice of life.

Thank lfgbaia

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