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Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy: Tours & Tickets

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Oct 1, 2019
“Fabulous setting”
Jan 20, 2019
“Enjoy the silence”
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30, Byeongsan-ri, Pungcheon-myeon, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do 760-812, South Korea
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Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

This beautiful Confucian academy was founded by one of the Ryu family from the nearby Hahoe village. Take the 246 bus there, and if staying in the village, hike back 4 kms through the forest and then fields of rice, millet, pumpkins and edamame beans.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 371georgee
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

After a bumpy ride we arrived at this scenic place. A nice authentic retreat for confusianist scholars of the old days. Just walk around the premises and let the beauty of the place and its natural surroundings soak in. Loved it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hankido
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This place is not big by any measures but I enjoyed it more than the whole Hahoe village previously visited. It's much more quiet and relaxing. I guess not a lot of people know about it. The road going there isn't even paved. There is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is one of the most beautiful private academies in Chosun dynasty. In fact the front scenery is too beautiful to study hard :) Though it is worth seeing, visiting is somewhat restrictive: you should get before six pm through an unpaved and winding road.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Yoric M
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This place is located near a river and between hills in a beautiful scenery, that was chosen for it when the school was created during the Choseon Dynasty, many centuries ago. Everything is magnificent. The temples are very well preserved, all of them amazing. There...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

We were lucky to visit this wonderful place with a local who explained a lot to us. It was so peaceful and calm with the river and mountains nearby, well worth the visit - easy to fit in a day visit with Andong Hahoe village.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank supatrippa
Reviewed November 18, 2016

This is one of private schools in the era of Choseon Dynasty, a boarding school of about fifteen students to be more soecific. You can see classrooms, a library, a press center, a shrine, and so forth.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank PanbongHa
Reviewed July 13, 2016

I visited Byeongsanseowon Confucian Academy nearly it's closing time. So we were there by ourselves. This place really captivated me. I can image how peaceful and calm this place were for studying for the Confucian Academy followers back in the ancient time. That specific area...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Indigo D
Reviewed March 28, 2016

A stunning location looking over the river and across to mountains fringed with bare-branched trees, like toothbrush bristles. The buildings are simple and beautifully-crafted, and the cherry blossom set them off to perfection. The place is so peaceful that you can imagine the scholars of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank underw00d
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Located on a scenic piece of property, this is a prestigious academy was built by a renown scholar in the 1800's. The complex consists of dormitories, classrooms, library, and prayer halls.

Date of experience: October 2015
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