- Tour Code : CD06
- USD 76 per person
- Coach sharing group tour
- No compulsory shopping & No extra hidden cost
- Tour Duration : 4.5 hours (9:00~13:30)
- Language : English
- Minimum participant allowed : 2 pax
- Please email us if your group is more than 7 pax
- Please book at least 3 days before your expected tour date
Korean Folk Village Half Day Tour
FROM $ 76.00
Korean Folk Village Tour
Gain insight into the unique Korean lifestyle of the days gone by as we visit the Korean Folk Village which illustrates the diversity of the country’s rich traditional and cultural heritage. Observe Korean folk customs and handicrafts while you stroll through an open-air village — re-created with more than 200 traditional homes.
Korean Folk Village introduces traditional culture from the late Joseon period to both local and international visitors through cultural classes experience, shaman faith, seasonal customs and others. Also, the village shows various places with unique features such as a farming village, private house, official districts, Confucian academy, seodang (village school), and a village street in realistic descriptions, as well as, a nobleman’s house and traditional workshop.
– Hotel pick-up
– English speaking guide service
– Entrance fees
Drop off place is Myeongdong or Itaewon area though, Hotel drop off will be offered free of charge if there are not many individual groups.
– Guide tip / USD 5 (or KRW 5,000) per person will be wonderful if you are satisfied with your guide service.
– Personal expenses
– Meals and drinks
– Optional activity costs / No compulsory optional tour – only up to your request.
Category : Korea Tour, South Korea Tour, Korea Private Tour, Seoul Vicinity Tour
Hotel – Korean Folk Village – Hotel
After morning pickup from your Seoul hotel, you’ll travel to the Korean Folk Village, which showcases buildings and artifacts from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897).
See a wide assortment of residential structures from the straw-thatched cottages of commoners to the 99-room mansions of the noble class, preserving some of the country’s rich traditional and cultural heritage. The buildings represent the dwellings of commoners, farmers, and noblemen from across Korea.
You can also get a close look at numerous workshops doing their jobs, demonstrating centuries-old craftsmanship in the art of pottery, blacksmith, bamboo craft, traditional Korean paper manufacturing, wooden craft, glazed pottery, straw craft, willow craft, handheld fans, paper craft, cotton looms, silk looms, straw shoes, smoke pipes, and brassware.
In addition, the village offers farmer’s music and dance, acrobatics on a tightrope, and a traditional wedding ceremony on a daily basis. A traditional marketplace offers the exotic flavors of Korean cuisine from different regions. Shops stock a variety of traditional handicrafts and souvenirs. At the swing site you will take a ride on a high traditional swing. Get a fascinating insight into the unique Korean lifestyle of the days gone by.
At the end of your tour, guide will return you to your Seoul hotel.