from/per person Rs 47,814
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Description

Have you seen Korean Historical Drama? If you at least know you can visit the real place in Korea.

Suwon hwaseong fortress(수원화성)
Hwaseong Fortress is an impressive structure from the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do. The fortress (constructed from 1794 to 1796) was built as a show of the King’s filial piety towards his father Jangheonseja and to build a new pioneer city with its own economic power.

The fortress wall stretches for a total of 5.52km and has a great variety of military facilities that’s hard to find anywhere else. Four gates face each of the cardinal directions—Janganmun (north), Paldalmun (south), Changnyongmun (east), and Hwaseomun (west)—and the seven-arch style Sumun gates straddle the point where the nearby stream reaches the palace. Above the Sumun gates is a pavilion called Hwahongmun.

Hwaseong Fortress was constructed under the guidance of Yu Hyeong-Won (1622-1673) and Jeong Yak-Yong (1762-1836), and is believed to have been constructed very scientifically. The fortress wall was built using Seokjae and Jeondol (bricks) and the holes between the bricks are just big enough to fire guns, arrows, or long spears through in case of an attack.
The fortress was designated as Historical Monument No. 3 in January 1963, and in December 1997, it was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Korean Folk village (한국민속촌)
Set in a natural environment occupying approximately 243 acres, visitors can experience the natural atmosphere with over 260 traditional houses reminiscent of the late Joseon Dynasty, including various household goods from different regions. All these features have been relocated and restored to provide visitors with a broad understanding of Korean food, clothing, and housing style of the past.

About twenty workshops, various handicrafts such as pottery, baskets, winnows, bamboo wares, wooden wares, paper, brass wares, knots, fans, musical instruments, iron wares and embroidery are practiced. In the Korean Folk Village, where the customs and lifestyles of the past generations have been carefully preserved, various lifestyles prevalent during the Joseon Dynasty can be seen.

The entertainment facilities includes a big family park themed with valcano expolosion caves, the only one volcano park in Korea as well as Folk Traditional Market where visitors can enjoy korean traditional food such as rice cakes and alcoholic drinks.


Highlights

- Feel the action of historical dramas at the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
- Walk through 260 traditional houses at the Korean Folk Village
- Visit workshops on handicrafts across the village
- Catch well-preserved performances and a wedding ceremony
- An English-speaking guide is included on this tour
- Transfer services, admission fees, and lunch are also included


Additional Information

Tour Notes:
- The vehicle can be changed depending on the number of people.


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