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Yangdong Folk Village

Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-914, South Korea
+82 54-762-4541
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Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-914, South Korea
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+82 54-762-4541
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"couple of hours"
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"the bus"
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"traditional building"
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"important buildings"
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"buy tickets"
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"entrance fee"
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"joseon dynasty"
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"gyeongju station"
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"open to the public"
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"nice walk"
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"unesco site"
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"day trip"
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"thatched"
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"frequency"
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"timetable"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 16th century buildings are interesting and the village, with its thatch-roof houses as well, is set beautifully within the hills. However, Yangdong was a disappointment to us because all one can really look at is the outside of the buildings, not even the courtyards,...More

Thank AdventurePhiles
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A mixture of old, as in 1600s onwards, tile roofed houses and simpler thatched houses There is a museum at the entrance - we recommend you do this on the way in There is a hilly walk between the main classy houses The village was...More

Thank PipPaul W
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Here’s to witness a cultural heritage site. Known as Korea’s largest traditional village, which also showcasing Joseon Dynasty with its beautiful scenic view of Mount Seolchangsan and its four spines. I read somewhere that the old houses are over 200-years old and when I was...More

Thank LinaMartana0809
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Very special village with many traditional houses. Make a slow walk to enjoy. But watch the schedule of the bus.

Thank RJLLL
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

A very nice walk that could be interesting if every thing is open in the village.easy walk for all ages.

Thank menachemle
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Not many people visiting Gyeongju will aware of this place so walking in Yongdong Folk Village was enjoyable. Check with the travel information counter for the frequency and the bus stop of bus no. 203 as many local people know nothing about this route. Even...More

2  Thank Blanche C
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Please consider whether this is a tourist attraction for you by reflecting on the fact that people call this village home. This UNESCO site is not a static 'historical' place for a paying visitor but a living and breathing traditional village where tourists are privileged...More

Thank worldwideanna
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Its a must-see place if you can squeeze out some time in your itin. Easy to go KTX gyeongju station or in town. But do check bus no. 203 schedule. Or take bus no. 200-208, 212 and 217. Name of station will be broadcasted in...More

1  Thank VickyVickyC
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I really recommend this place. It's a beautiful window into the history of Korea. Very nice museum (visit before the tour, you can get there information about what you can see). There is a possibility of English tour (we were unlucky and on that day,...More

Thank moslerka
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Nice traditional Korean village. Still occupied by local people but now it is like an amusement park because of the ticket office in front. The thatched houses are the most unique view here. It is very unique just like gossho-zukuri house in Japan or tulou...More

Thank albert3332014
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Response from VadimM67 | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't need, I think. Yangdong is rather small. Let yourself to go where your eyes look. The houses are almost the same. The road from bus stop will lead you to the right side of village. After that turn back and climb... More
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Response from Pan-Bong H | Reviewed this property |
You should go to Kyungju by cross-country or express buses. Either way, you should get off at the express-bus terminal and get on a urban bus numered 1 to go to Yandong Folk Village. I consulted the internet. Hope to be... More
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