Korean Folk Village introduces traditional culture from the late Joseon period to both local and international visitors through cultural classes experience, shaman faith, seasonal customs and others. Also, the village shows various places with unique features such as a farming village, private house, official districts, Confucian academy, seodang (village school), and a village street in realistic descriptions, as well as, a nobleman’s house and traditional workshop. Performances including nongak (farmer’s music), martial art on horseback, traditional wedding ceremony, and other special events are available by season. In particular, ‘Welcome to Joseon’, held every May is a performance featuring time travel back to the olden days.
Gwangmyeong Cave is the largest themed cave park with varied cultural and artistic things, created in a gold mine where gold, silver, and bronze were mined. Visitors can experience wine at Wine Cave, as well as Cave Aqua World, Gold Falls, Gold Road, Gold Palace, Horror Experience, Cave Basement World, Underground Lake, the largest dragon sculpture in the nation, LED lights, and other facilities adding more fun to the visit.
The Uiwang Rail Bike, which began operation in April 2016，is the nation's first rail bike that circles around a lake. By riding the bikes, people can see the beautiful natural scenery of Wangsong Lake, a visiting place for migratory birds, and the variety of birds there.
Korean Folk Village + Uiwang Railbike +GwangMyeong Cave7:20 am Depart from Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4
Hongik University, Wausan-ro, Seogang-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South KoreaHow to get there
1. Hongik Univ. Station Exit 4 2. Myeongdong Station Exit 2 3. Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station Exit 10