Korean Folk Village Day Tour

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Visit a functioning community that shows the lives of Koreans exactly as they were centuries ago
Visit a functioning community that shows the lives of Koreans exactly as they were centuries ago
Get a fascinating insight into the unique Korean lifestyle of the days gone by
Get a fascinating insight into the unique Korean lifestyle of the days gone by
The village offers farmer's music and dance, acrobatics on a tightrope, and a traditional wedding ceremony on a daily basis
The village offers farmer's music and dance, acrobatics on a tightrope, and a traditional wedding ceremony on a daily basis
Demonstrating centuries-old craftsmanship
Demonstrating centuries-old craftsmanship
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What To Expect

Get a fascinating insight into the unique Korean lifestyle of the days gone by. Visit a functioning community that shows the lives of Koreans exactly as they were centuries ago.

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Seoul
Departs From:
Seoul
Meeting Point:
Lobby of Lotte Hotel Seoul or Koreana Hotel*
Duration:
5 hours
Availability:
daily at 1:30 PM
Product Code:
4830
Voucher info:
Print voucher. You will not have access to the tour without this voucher.
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Description

Travel to the Korean Folk Village to see a functioning community displaying the diversity of Korean lifestyle and culture of several centuries ago. 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. Peopled by real artisans and craftsmen dressed in traditional costumes, they ply their trades. 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.

Highlights:

  • Farmer's Houses

  • Traditional Kiln

  • Governor's Office

  • Nobleman's Residence

  • Farmer's Dance and Music

  • Tightrope Acrobatics

  • Workshops

  • Traditional Market Place

Includes

  • Transfers

  • English speaking guide

  • Entrance fees

Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up

  • Meals and drinks

  • Optional activity costs

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met.

  • Pick-up service depends on availability. Please inquire.

  • Assembly time is strictly 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure.

  • Tour ends at Lotte Hotel Seoul until 31 December 2016. Starting 01 January, drop off point will be at the City Hall or Myeong-dong District.

  • Infants below 1-year-old will have to pay the adult / child price. Please select child ticket option.

  • *Until 31 December 2016, the meeting point is in the lobby of Lotte Hotel Seoul. Starting 01 January 2017, the meeting point will be at the ground floor of Koreana Hotel.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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