Korean Folk Village

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Yongin, South Korea —

Ever wonder what Korea and Koreans’ typical lifestyle were like in the old days? Way before cellphones and internet were invented, they enjoyed the outdoors and established numerous customs and traditions.

Korean Folk Village (한국민속촌) depicts how simple the life of Koreans was in the past. It is also the filming location of few historical fictional Korean movies and dramas namely Jewel in the Palace or Dae Jang Geum (2003), The King and I (2007), Masquerade (2012), My Love from the Star (2013) and many more. [SOURCE]


First off, we bought our entrance tickets for ₩15,000 each. After passing through the main gate, one may spot a cafe, restaurants and small stores selling souvenir items and the like. The folk village is situated right after the second gate.


We headed immediately to the performance area to witness their afternoon programs. The shows are executed by professional…

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