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Address: Seong-eup-ri, Pyoseon-myeon, Jeju, Jeju-do 699-912, South Korea
Phone Number: 064-787-1179
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Little Old folk village.

The Seongeup Village holds a small community who are still living there. There isn't too much to see but getting to look at their houses and learn a little on their culture was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's good to learn the history of the island but I spent like an hour listen to the guide try to sell a horse bone. Not recommend this place at all.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place is essentially a tourist trap to sell you exotic sounding herbs and products at ridiculously expensive prices. When we arrive, we were given a short tour of the village by a guide. After about 10 mins, we were ushered into a room and that's when the product pushing started. In short, the products were pitched as having miracle... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The Seongeup Village holds a small community who are still living there. There isn't too much to see but getting to look at their houses and learn a little on their culture was pretty fun. Heaps of restaurats in the village itself for tourists to fill their tummy.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good introduction to early life in Korea, but you'll get more out of the visit if you had a local guide with you.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

If you like to explore and take pictures of traditional structures, this is the place for you. There are not a lot of explanations of what you are seeing but I don't think it needs it. There are some stores but not much. It is just like wandering around an old neighborhood. We went there on a taxi tour. I... More 

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Spanaway, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This village was very interesting. A lot of people still live in this village and they make a living off of the products that they sell. The village is free to go to, so we made sure to purchase some things in the village. We encountered a couple English speakers that guided us and explained some things to us. They... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

You should visit the Folk Village if you : Want to see how they lived back in those days, you love to watch Korean drama's, you have time to kill or you want to keep the kids occupied. Overall not a bad place to spend a few hours

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We were greeted by the only English speaking guide of the village. He must have encountered many tourists and picked up a bit of foreign languages. He was able to greet us in our national language. Further more, he explained that there are no beggars, thieves and gates in Jeju. The villagers live in thatched roof houses with stone walls... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The guide will tell you about the traditions and culture of the folks living in this village, of how women remain breadwinners in their family.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

it's a unique culture of jeju island, black lava rock wall. they do provide free guide tour, interesting explanation.

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Address: Seong-eup-ri, Pyoseon-myeon, Jeju, Jeju-do 699-912, South Korea
Phone Number: 064-787-1179
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Jeju-do  >  Jeju

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