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Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)

  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)
  • Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village (이효석문화마을)

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Address
Chang-dong 4-ri, Bongpyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do
강원 평창군 봉평면 창동4리
Type
Old Houses/ Birth houses/Folk Villages
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-33-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-33-330-2771
Homepage
www.hyoseok.org (Korean only)
www.yes-pc.net (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Lee Hyo-seok Culture Village is the place where the author Lee Hyo-Seok (penname “Gasan”) was born and raised. The village is also the setting of the author’s story "When the Buckwheat Blossoms,” one of the most celebrated Korean short stories to date.

    In 1990, the village place was designated ‘first national cultural village’ by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The village is comprised of the author's birth house, a water mill, Chungjujip, Gasan Park, Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall, and a buckwheat museum. At the height of the blossoming season, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of snow-white fields of buckwheat flowers and from late August to early September, the annual Lee Hyo-seok Cultural Festival takes place.

    Lee Hyo-seok Cultural Festival commemorates the modern Korean writer and features buckwheat-themed programs. Events include a Hyo-seok essay contest, traditional performances, a costume parade, a photo contest, and "When the Buckwheat Blossoms" films and performances. During the festival, visitors can enjoy makguksu (buckwheat noodles) and memil buchim (buckwheat pancakes) and tour the locations that appear in the famous short story.

    Telephone
    +82-33-330-2770

    Fax
    +82-33-335-2377

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Admission Fees
    [Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall]
    Individuals: Adults 2,000 won / Teenagers 1,500 won / Children 1,000 won
    Groups: Adults 1,500 won / Teenagers 1,000 won / Children 500 won

    * Group: 20 people or more

    Available Facilities
    Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall, Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Stone, Birthplace of Lee Hyo-seok, Gasan Park, etc.

    Restrooms
    Available

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Free wheelchair rental services (Tourist Information Center), reserved parking spaces, separate restrooms

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