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Address: 201 Jukheon-dong, Gangneung, Gangwon-do, South Korea
Phone Number: 033-640-4457
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A peak at the past.

Government operated open museum which captures many of the artifacts of how the nobles lived in the past. Things to view include are buildings, walkways and numerous artifacts... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bob G
Gangneung, South Korea
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Gangneung, South Korea
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Government operated open museum which captures many of the artifacts of how the nobles lived in the past. Things to view include are buildings, walkways and numerous artifacts both from everyday life to scientific measurements of nature. Coffee shops and memento shops are conveniently located across the street.

Thank Bob G
Ben Lomond, NSW, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful grounds, well maintained buildings and a story to tell. Well worth visiting. The history of these buildings relates to the people who made a difference in Korea and their related impact on the nations history is remembered on the 50 000w and 5 000w notes.

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

If you are in Gangneung, take a taxi or a bus (202, 302 or 303) to go check out the house of Sinsaimdang and his son Yulgok. If you don't know who they are, just take out your wallet and have a look at a 5000W and 50 000W bill. Inside, you'll see their traditional house, a museum about Gangneug... More 

Thank vityaz11
Guri, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

CYC ( 2014.01.17 ) Ojuk means black bamboo. There was a birthplace of Scholar Yul-gok and His Mother Shin Sa-im-dang. Yulgok was described in 5,000 won bill, and Shin Saimdang in 50,000 won bill. This place was some Korean-style house and some museum. About 1 hour or more, you can enjoy Korean history and atmosphere.

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Los Angeles, California
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114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This beautiful Yangban (Korean aristocracy) house is a great place to visit in Gangeung. The house is most known for the home of Sinsaimdang (1504-1551) and her son Yulgok (scholar and politician of the Joseon Period) who was born here. If you don't have time to look up these two well-known figures of the Joseon dynasty, take out your money!... More 

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