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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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Good walk

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

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Jerusalem, Israel
Nice walk with lots of free experience activities

Not many people visiting Gyeongju will aware of this place so walking in Yongdong Folk Village was... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Blanche C
Hong Kong, China
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Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 780-914, South Korea
+82 54-762-4541

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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
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

Thank Blanche C
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
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

Thank VickyVickyC
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
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
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The village has a lot of history behind it. Some houses are more than 600 years old. However, after you've seen the first one they're all the same. The village itself is kind of boring. Nothing happening, no villagers around. If it was free it...More

Thank oren_arluck
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our original plan was to do an over night stay here, but we ended up doing it as a day trip from Busan instead, which worked a little better. We came here with a friend from Korea who showed us around the area and he...More

Thank LazyRose
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Gyeongju with three sites UNESCO confidently bypasses Seoul, which has only one. One of them is the village Yangdong. To reach it is not difficult. Bus 203 (9400 out -back and forth) goes about every half hour. Industrial landscapes are gradually replaced by the idyllic...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Readily reachable from Gyeongju by city bus, the site is more for history buffs. It is a World Heritage Site that has people living on it ie not all areas are open to the public. Those who use walking sticks should bring them along. Most...More

Thank Terry M
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6 September 2017|
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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14 April 2016|
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