Korean Folk Village, Yongin, near Seoul, South Korea
The Korean Folk Village is located near Everland in Yongin, a suburb of Seoul in the Gyeonggi province, South Korea. The Korean Folk Village is a living museum and it occupies an area of about 243 acres in a natural environment. In the Korean Folk Village there are more than 260 houses reproducing traditional Korean homes from the late Joseon Dinasty. Many types of buildings are included, representing all the social classes and different regions of South Korea.
In the Korean Folk Village there are also traditional restaurants, a traditional market and various workshops showcasing all the traditional Korean crafts, including metalwork, woodwork, fans, musical instruments and a lot more. The Korean Folk Village also includes a Folk Museum, an Art Museum, performances of traditional dance, as well as an amusement park with rides, games and recreational activities for all the family.
Korean Folk Village – how to get there from Seoul
There are many options to go from Seoul to the Korean Folk Village:
- From Exit No. 2 of Moran Subway Station (Bundang Line), take City Express Bus N. 1116 and get off at Korean Folk Village (70 minute ride).
- From Exit No. 6 of Gangnam Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line No. 2) or Exit No. 7 of Yangjae Subway Station (Seoul Subway Line N. 7), take City Express Bus N. 1560 or 5000-1 and get off at Korean Folk Village (30-40 minute ride).
- At Jamsil Subway Station (Subway Line No. 2) take City Express Bus N. 1116. (1 hour and 20 minute ride)
- Shuttle Bus (Folk Village Office in front of Suweon Station) Runs five times a day (10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 30 minute ride).