|Korean Folk Village (한국민속촌)|
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|Set in a natural environment occupying approximately 243 acres, visitors can experience the natural atmosphere with over 260 traditional houses reminiscent of the late Joseon Dynasty, including various household goods from different regions. All these features have been relocated and restored to provide visitors with a broad understanding of Korean food, clothing, and housing style of the past.
About twenty workshops, various handicrafts such as pottery, baskets, winnows, bamboo wares, wooden wares, paper, brass wares, knots, fans, musical instruments, iron wares and embroidery are practiced. In the Korean Folk Village, where the customs and lifestyles of the past generations have been carefully preserved, various lifestyles prevalent during the Joseon Dynasty can be seen. A specail event called 'Welcome to the Joseon' will allow visitors to time travel to the period and is to be held each year in May.
The entertainment facilities includes a big family park themed with valcano expolosion caves, the only one volcano park in Korea as well as Folk Traditional Market where visitors can enjoy korean traditional food such as rice cakes and alcoholic drinks.
You can visit the Folk Museum as well as the Art Museum (scheduled to open) to see and learn about the essence of Korean culture and folk customs, which are not suitable for display and re-creating in the open-air setting.
Korean Folk Village is also the filming location for the famous movie Scandal as well as the TV miniseries Daejanggeum.
* Folk Performance Schedule is subject to change or cancel due to weather conditions or internal situations.
|Korean Folk Village|
|N/A (Open all year round)|
|* Korean folk play experience program : Tuho (arrow throwing), Neoldduigi (seesaw jumping), rope-jumping, swing
* Traditional life experience program : Carry an Chige(A-frame), Smoothing cloth by pounding
|Small cars: 2,000 won
Large vehicles: 3,000 won
* Groups are more than 20 persons.
* Free pass is available no later than 14:00.
* With an hour or less remaining to the closing hour, all visitors are eligible to group rate.
|Reservation Info. for Foreigners|
|English, Japanese, Chinese
* Advanced reservations are required for guided tour.
|Interpretation Services Offered|
|- Reservation for Culture & Tourism Guide in English, Japanese, Chinese: +82-31-287-1332
|Baby Stroller Rentals|
|Available (rental fees 2,000 won / deposit 1,000 won)|
* Pets must be on a leash at all times
* Large pets are not permitted
|[Subway + Bus]
1) Take bus from either Gangnam Station (Seoul Subway Line 2), Exit 10 or Sinnonhyeon Station (DX Subway Line), Exit 6.
Take Bus 5001-1 or 1560 to Korean Folk Village.
*5001-1 (Red express bus)
Boarding location: From Exit 6 of Sinnonhyeon Station, go straight 250m and you will find the stop across from the CGV.
Route: Sinnonhyeon Subway Station → Gangnam Subway Station → Yangjae Subway Station → Yangjae IC → Suwon IC → Singal → KFV → Myongji University.
*1560 (Red express bus)
Location: From Exit 6 of Sinnonhyeon Station, go straight 250m and you will find the stop across from the CGV.
Route: Sinnonhyeon Subway Station → Gangnam Subway Station → Yangjae Subway Station → Gyeongbu Expressway → Singal → KFV 3-Way Intersection (Samsung Apt.) → Samsung Semiconductor → Byeongjeom
2) Get off at Jonggak Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 3-1. Upon exiting, take Bus 5500-1 to Korean Folk Village 3-way Junction.
*5500-1 (Red express bus)
Location: From Exit 3-1 of Jonggak Subway Station, walk straight 225 m to find the bus stop in front of Aventree Hotel: Jonggak Subway Station → Dankook University → Seohyeon Subway Station → Migeum Subway Station → Singal → Bora Elementary School→ KFV 3-Way Intersection (Samsung Apt.) → Kyunghee University
3) Take Bus 10-5 or 37 to Korean Folk Village or Nagok Village from Suwon Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 5.
Location: From Exit 5 of Suwon Station, go forward 50m.
Route: Suwon Station → Gyeonggi-do Provincial Office → 2001 Outlet → Suwon Employment Center → Wooman Apt → Ajou University 3-Way Intersection → Premium Outlet Sanggal Station → Geumhwa Village 3rd Compound → KFV 3-Way Intersection → Hanbora Village Entrance → Get off for Nagok Village
Location: From Exit 5 of Suwon Station, go forward 50m.
Route: Suwon Station → Gyeonggi-do Provincial Office → 2001 Outlet → Dongsuwon Telephone Office → Court 3-Way Intersection → Sanggal Station → Geumhwa → KFV 3-Way Intersection → Get off for KFV
4) Take Bus 37, 10-5 or 5001-1 to Korean Folk Village or Nagok Village from Sanggal Station (Bundang Subway Line), Exit 3.
[Shuttle Bus 1] (Korean Folk Village ↔ Suwon Station)
Suwon Station → Korean Folk Village: 10:30, 12:30, 14:30
Korean Folk Village → Suwon Station: 14:00, 15:30, 16:30
*Fair: Free of charge.
*Group passengers require reservation in advance.
*Tickets must be purchased prior to boarding. Inquires regarding ticket purchase will be answered at the tourist information center.
[Shuttle Bus 2] (Korean Folk Village ↔ Sanggal Station)
Korean Folk Village (Main gate): 11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:30, 17:30
Sanggal Station, Exit 2: 11:05, 13:05, 15:05, 16:35, 17:35
Gyeonggi Provincial Museum: 11:10, 13:10, 15:10, 16:40, 17:40
Giheung Station, Exit 4: 11:20, 13:20, 15:20, 16:50, 17:45
Sanggal Station, Exit 3: 11:25, 13:25, 15:25, 16:55
Korean Folk Village (Main gate): 11:30, 13:30, 15:30, 17:00
※Tourist information center is located 50m from Suwon Station, Exit 5.
※The 5th shuttle bus will not operate during winter season.
※Inquires: +82-31-288-0000 (Korean Folk Village Shuttle Bus Service )
Call the Korea Travel Hotline for assistance with directions.