Korean Folk Village
|Korean Folk Village|
A performance of the farmers' dance at Korean Folk Village
|Revised Romanization||Hanguk Minsokchon|
Minsok village is a living museum type of tourist attraction in the city of Yongin, a satellite city in the Seoul Metropolitan Area in the province of Gyeonggi in South Korea. Korean Folk Village is a popular tourist destination for both Koreans and foreigners. It is located near Everland, South Korea's largest amusement park.
The purpose of Korean Folk Village is to display elements of traditional Korean life and culture. There are multiple sections to the park. There are numerous replicas of traditional houses of the different social classes (peasant, landowner, yangban) from various regions.
The park also has a traditional street market, restaurants, and showcases of traditional woodworking and metalworking techniques. There are performances of traditional dances, equestrian skills, marriage ceremonies, and recreational activities.
- "Korean TV Drama: The Moon Embracing the Sun". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 2 November 2012.
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