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Andong Day Trip: Hahoe Folk Village from Seoul
"You’ll be picked up from your Seoul hotel in the morning and taken by air-conditioned coach through Andong to Buyongdae Cliff located approximately 3 hours away near the Taebaek Mountains. From the summit get an amazing bird’s-eye view of Hahoe Folk Village; you’ll learn how the name of this cliff meaning ‘lotus’ is said to reflect the village’s configuration of a lotus flower. Continue driving through UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hahoe Folk Village a traditional village from the Joseon Dynasty and visit the Hahoe Mask Museum
From $206.00
 
Private Busan Countryside Tour: Andong Hahoe Folk Village
"Start your day trip from Busan with hotel pickup and depart for Andong City by private air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy the panorama of Korea’s countryside during the approximately 3-hour drive to your destination. Along the way listen as your friendly guide shares information about the day’s attractions.Your first stop is Hahoe Folk Village designated a UNESCO World Heritage site for its well-preserved traditional houses. Home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan Hahoe (translated as ‘village enveloped by water’) is located in the foothills of Hwasan mountain and is flanked by the Nakdong River that flows around it.Walk with your guide to the village center which showcases large tile-roofed houses
From $130.00
 
Andong Hahoe Folk Village Day Trip from Busan
"Your day trip begins with hotel pickup in Busan by your professional guide. Sink into your seat aboard a comfortable coach for the approximate 3-hour drive to Andong City enjoying panoramic views of the countryside as you listen to onboard narration en route.When you arrive Hahoe Folk Village get out and explore the UNESCO World Heritage site accompanied by your guide. Home to descendants of the Ryu clan of Pungsan Hahoe (translated as ‘village enveloped by water’) is encircled by the Nakdong River.Walk around to see well-preserved traditional houses that feature large tile roofs a sharp contrast to the surrounding thatch and learn about the Joseon-style architecture of the 16th century. Then watch a traditional mask dance performance a folk art that once honored the communal spirits who inhabited the village.Next enjoy a Korean lunch at a local restaurant featuring a variety of dishes
From $175.00

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Masks at your feet

Particularly in the pedestrian streets near Eumsikui-Geori ("Food street") and the Cultural street (highlighted on most tourist maps), there are many different types of masks presented in the tiles of...
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Maskdance Festival

Some others have already commented on the festival, so here's a few pieces of information that I feel were omitted. The Festival lasts 10 days, starting in late September and continuing through the...
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Mind the wood totems "Changsung"

Outside of Andong, the Changsung (wood totems or guard posts) are much less common, but inside the area, you will find them everywhere.Upon the entrance to HahoeMaeul is one of the best samples to...
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Ocheon Remains (traditional village)

Back in 1974, when the waters of the lake behind the dam would have drowned this piece of history forever, the remains of the town Ocheongunjari were moved to their present location.The buildings may...
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Downtown

Andong downtown is fairly compact and gives you a taste of what semi-urban Korea might be about. Across the road from the train station, turn right and walk on until you come to the "Food Street", a...
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Mask Madness - The Andong Mask Museum

Right outside the Hahoe Village is the Andong Mask Museum. Inside is a fairly extensive collection of masks from around Korea and the world. There's also a small giftshop. Its small but pleasant, and...
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Hahoe Folk Village (Hahoe Maeul)

This Village is nowadays just a tourist attraction, even though there are still people living there. But the building and the whole village itself is now like it has been a few hundred years ago. The...
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Andong Mask Dance Festival

This festival takes part between end of September and beginning of October and offers a huge variaty of traditional Korea. You can watch locals making some handcrafts and try some of the traditional...
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Dosan Sowon

The Dosan Sowon was the foremost Confucian academy of the Chosun era. It consists of two parts: the school proper where the students lived and studied, and a shrine to the founder of the academy. The...
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Hahoe Maul

Hahoe Maul is a village on the Nakdong river that remains nearly unchanged since the Chosun dynasty, with over 150 intact buildings. Unlike the folk village in Suwon, and the Andong folk village,...
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Andong International Mask Dance Festival

Held annually in late September - early October, this is one of the biggest festivals in Korea. It lasts ten days, and features a fantastic number of mask dance groups from not just Korea, but all...
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Buyongdae Hill

Great view place of village.Cross the river on a boat and rises the hill is about 20 minutes.Buyongdae Hill is there are perpect view point for Hahoe village.
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Try on Traditional Costumes!

At the Andong Mask Dance Festival you have the chance to try on a Traditional Costume. It's free and it's fun!
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