Yangdong Folk Village

Local name
LocationGyeongju-si, South Korea

Yangdong Folk Village is a traditional yangban village from the Joseon dynasty. The village is located in Gangdong-myeon, sixteen kilometers northeast of Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea, along the Hyeongsan River. Mt. Seolchang stands to the north of the village. The village is designated as Important Folklore Materials No. 189 by the South Korean government.The size, degree of preservation, numerous cultural assets, traditionalism, beautiful natural setting all contribute to the importance of Yangdong Village. It is also a fine example of the yangban lifestyle and Neo-Confucian traditions.The village is listed by the South Korean government with UNESCO as a World Heritage site with Hahoe Folk Village in 2010.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangdong_Folk_Village

Address South Korea

Coordinates 36°0'2.681" N 129°15'5.48" E

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