TOP 3 Korean Traditional Experiences

This are one of many reasons why people love to travel to South Korea, aside from K-Pop is the traditional side of Korea. To experience the real Korea then you have to check this out when visiting Seoul.

 

Korean Folk Village

If you want to experience the lives of the farmers, landowners and the noble families during the Joseon Dynasty the Korean Folk Village in Yongin is a fun place to visit. There are a lot of of hands on activities like dyeing fabric in the old days. You can also dress up in hanbok at a Giseng Village and visit places where famous period dramas were shot like The Moon Embracing the Sun.

Location: 90 Minsokchon-ro, Bora-Dong, Giheung-gu, Gyeonggi-do

Traditional Korean Tea Ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace

Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace every weekend. There, the master will teach you how to place your hands before you bow, how to bow, and how to serve the tea in the most polite way possible. It is for free (visitors only have to pay for the Palace entrance). You can only make reservations online.

Location: 161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Samhae Brewery Experience

Samhae Soju is the only traditional brewery in Seoul. It is run by Master Kim Taeksang. At the brewery, you can learn how traditional Korean liquors called Makgeolli, Yakju and Soju are made by fermentation and also have an opportunity to taste the three different liquors and Yiwhaju, a special kind of liquor that you can eat like yogurt. The Samhae Brewery is located in the Bukchon Hanok Village.

Location: 15 Samcheong-ro 9-gil (Samcheong-dong), Jongno-gu, Seoul

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