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Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall (김해한옥체험관)

  • Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall (김해한옥체험관)
  • Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall (김해한옥체험관)
  • Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall (김해한옥체험관)
  • Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall (김해한옥체험관)
  • Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall (김해한옥체험관)

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Address
40, Garak-ro 93beon-gil, Gimhae-si, Gyeongsangnam-do
경상남도 김해시 가락로93번길 40
Type
Traditional&Cultural Experiences/ Temple Stays
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-55-322-4735~8
Homepage
ghhanok.or.kr (Korean, English)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall was built by Gimhae City as part of a project to restore and preserve the structures and culture of Gaya, an ancient kingdom that flourished in the Gimhae area more than a thousand years ago. Operation of the Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall has been entrusted to the Gimhae Culture Foundation.

    The original plan was to reproduce an enormous eight-building traditional house complete with 99 rooms, which was a symbol of wealth and authority for the nobility of the Joseon Dynasty. However, due to extenuating circumstances, one building could not be built. As a result, the facility is comprised of seven completed buildings housing 85 rooms, including the sarangchae (men’s quarters), anchae (women’s quarters), byeolchae (out-building), araechae (outer-wing building), bakkatchae (outbuilding), haengnangchae (servants’ quarters), and sadang (shrine).

    The Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall is the pride of Gimhae. On the outside it is a historical recreation of Joseon noble’s house, but on the inside is equipped with modern convenience facilities. Packed with traditional Korean culture and hands-on activities, the hall provides visitors a true immersion into Korea’s proud past.

    Activity Information
    Korean folk song, chang (traditional narrative song), traditional music, tea ceremony demonstration, etiquette class, knot making, hanji (traditional Korean paper) craft, etc.

    Operating Hours
    09:00-18:00 (Korean restaurant: 10:00-21:00)

    Maximum Occupancy
    30 people

    Parking Facilities
    * 6 parking spaces for visitors using accommodation facilities
    * Nearby paid public parking lot available

    Parking Fees
    Free
    * Public parking lot: 1,000 won per an hour

    Available Facilities
    Lodging, Korean restaurant, traditional tea garden, cultural experience programs, traditional marriage ceremony, performances, classes, seminars, etc.

    Facility Utilization Fees
    Accommodations & Restaurant
    ● Geoandang
    Geoandang is the complex’s anchae (women’s quarters). As well as bedrooms, the spacious daecheongmaru (main hall) can be used as a meeting venue.

    ● Damgyeongheon
    Damgyeongheon is the complex’s sarangchae (men’s quarters). As well as bedrooms, it includes two living rooms, the numaru and the daecheongmaru. The numaru is a loft, which is connected to other rooms, and the deacheongmaru is actually a raised room that is open to the elements (a little like a pavilion). Daecheongmaru is decorated with a traditional lamp, wooden pillow, and other historical items. It can also be used as a meeting venue, but its living rooms are smaller than the one in Geoandang.

    ● Tammidang
    Tammidang, is a byeolchae (outbuilding) and is a place for enjoying the beauty of nature. It is the most beautiful building at the Gimhae Hanok Experience Hall.

    ● Jeonhyangsil
    Jeonhyangsil is a traditional tea garden that was specially built to preserve the culture of Korea’s traditional tea ceremony.

    ● Gamjibang
    Gamjibang is a traditional Korean restaurant where you can enjoy exquisite royal cuisine.

    * For more information, click here

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Facilities for the Handicapped
    Wheelchair rental services
    * Reservations should be made 2-3 days in advance.

    Interpretation Services Offered
    English, Japanese, Chinese
    * Reservations should be made 2-3 days in advance.

    Baby Stroller Rentals
    Not available

    Pets
    Not permitted

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