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Nagan Eupseong Folk Village

30, Chungmin-gil, Nagan-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 57918, South Korea
+82 61-749-8831
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Very traditional village with about 200 people living in it. True heritage coming to life

This was a pleasant surprise. I was expecting a mockup of a village all recreated but this is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ianx17489
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Deal, United Kingdom
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Traditional world heritage

Spent much of the day (arrive early and have the place to yoursef, crowds grow rapidly, especially... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
samtrip12345
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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30, Chungmin-gil, Nagan-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 57918, South Korea
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+82 61-749-8831
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise. I was expecting a mockup of a village all recreated but this is the real McCoy..... It's mainly old people living here working hard to keep many traditions alive. Thatched roofs and small village houses and gardens are full of...More

Thank ianx17489
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent much of the day (arrive early and have the place to yoursef, crowds grow rapidly, especially around holidays) and you will heve much of the place to yourself. This is cultural Korean heritage that is treditional, abd alive. People still live and work here,...More

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It's crowded during chuseok festival, so there were so many Koreans. Took us half hr from the train station to the village by taxi, cost was about 28000won. There were some traditional shows, and inside there's a shop to rent hanbok, 15000won for one hr....More

1  Thank Leona T
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The folk village gave us a glimpse of traditional living in Korea many centuries ago. We had a leisurely stroll to see the walls surrounding the village, the little fields of flowers and ponds, the huts where the people used to stay and their way...More

Thank Christa C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We have visited this site last year end of November. This place is recommended place to visit if you are in Suncheon area. Get to the wall that surrounds the village from the north and you have spectacular views of the mountains and the village.

2  Thank ShNB-traveller
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the effort to visit. As we were pressed for time we took a taxi from Suncheon (₩28,000) but the return bus home took 35 mins (₩1,350). We arrived at the village at 9.30 and pretty much had the place to ourselves. Its really...More

2  Thank TheHappyWandering1
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Village was main planned town established during Chosun dynasty approximately 600 years ago The village well preserves natural resources including ancient trees & traditional folk heritage items There are still 98 household having a population of 228 In 2011 was listed as UNESCO world heritage...More

Thank Sanjeev307
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This little tranqil gem is 40 mins outside of Suncheon. Its beautiful anytime of year but in my experience fall is its peak beauty time. Wonder the streets of the village while taking in some traditional culture. One of my favorite spots.

Thank devis0n
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is really traditional, and well reserved place with beautiful mountian, and You can try many traditional korean foods.

Thank 712yeeunl
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

It was a long way to go to Nagan Eupseong Folk Village from Seoul. We took a train 🚂 then bus 🚌 but it was worth it. Weather was not so friendly when we arrived as it was pouring but we just continued walk around...More

1  Thank Joyce N
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TheHappyWandering1
14 June 2017|
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Response from Sanjeev307 | Reviewed this property |
I went by car from yeosu , so won't know the exact answer but public transport system is excellent Try to write to tourism office & perhaps get the reply
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