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Korean Tradition & Modernity: Korea Folk Village, Hwaseong Fortress & Starfield Library

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Firstly, explore Korea's cultural richness at the Korean Folk Village! Immerse yourself in traditional life, ancient customs, vibrant performances, and authentic architecture. A captivating journey awaits!

Secondly, step into history at Suwon Hwaseong Fortress! A UNESCO World Heritage site, it's a marvel of Korean architecture. Majestic walls, gates, and pavilions tell the story of Korea's past.

Lastly, you can explore the recently opened Suwon Starfield Library, a marvel in scale and design.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel or any designated place (in Seoul)

10:20 AM

Korea Folk Village

Embark on a captivating journey into Korea's rich cultural tapestry at the Korean Folk Village. This living museum beautifully preserves the essence of traditional Korean life, offering a delightful blend of ancient customs, vibrant performances, and authentic architecture. Immerse yourself in the charm of a bygone era, where each step unveils the beauty of Korea's heritage. From ancient customs to dynamic cultural displays, every step is a journey through the centuries, offering a magical encounter with the soul of Korea's past. Come and discover the beauty that transcends time at the Korean Folk Village!

12:30 PM

Lunch

Experience authentic Korean traditional foods at the restaurants within the Korean Folk Village, or explore a diverse range of cuisines based on customers' preferences.

02:30 PM

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, located in Suwon, South Korea, is a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its architectural brilliance and historical significance. Constructed during the late 18th century by King Jeongjo of the Joseon Dynasty, this majestic fortress encompasses impressive walls, gates, and pavilions, spanning approximately 5.7 kilometers in length. Designed as a defensive structure and to serve as a tribute to the king's filial piety, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress is a prime example of traditional Korean military architecture.

Visitors can explore its intricate design, picturesque scenery, and learn about its cultural importance through guided tours and cultural performances held within its grounds.

04:00 PM

Suwon Starfield Library

The Suwon Starfield Library is a modern architectural marvel located in Suwon, South Korea. Opened recently, this state-of-the-art library boasts a stunning design and an extensive collection of books and multimedia resources. Its spacious interior features towering bookshelves arranged in a circular fashion, creating a visually striking and inviting atmosphere for visitors. Equipped with comfortable seating areas, study spaces, and reading books, the library offers a welcoming environment for individuals of all ages to explore, read, and learn. With its innovative design and diverse range of resources, the Suwon Starfield Library has quickly become a cultural hub and a must-visit destination for book lovers.

06:00 PM

Back in Seoul

Ending Point

At your hotel or any designated place (in Seoul)

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What‘s included

Guiding fee

Free transportation (private car)

Hotel Pick-up and Drop-off

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What‘s not included

Entrance Fees

Lunch

Traveler's Insurance

Tour Important Information

Please let me know in advance if you have any food allergies or other dietary restrictions.

Cancellation Policy

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