Lying in a spacious site of 990,000㎡ and in nature-given geomantic location ‘facing water and backgrounded by mountains’, Korean Folk Village (KFV) is a village from the Joseon period composed of real houses relocated from provinces of the country. Reconstructed through a long survey of houses remaining in different parts of the country and authentication by specialists, it is a real village from the Joseon period that unfolds in seasonal transformation scenes from everyday folk culture meticulously collected.
The village was created with common people’s houses and aristocrats’ houses relocated or restored from different parts of the country such as south, middle, north, and islands. It presents the real life from old Joseon life, which includes gwana (provincial government office), seowon and seodang (the educational institutions), hanyakbang (the medical institution), Buddhist temples and seonangdang (the religious buildings), and the fortune-teller’s place.
[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.
3) Take Bus 10-5 or 37 to Korean Folk Village or Nagok Village from Suwon Station (Seoul Subway Line 1), Exit 5.
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 )
Source : KTO website, http://www.koreanfolk.co.kr/
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