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Jirye Artists' Colony

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7 reviews
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
Mar 25, 2015
“Amazing experience , but be careful”
May 27, 2013
“Great experience but be prepared to be charged three times as much if you are a foreigner.”
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san 769, Bakgong-ni, Imdong-myeon, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
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44.7 miles to Pohang Airport
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Reviewed March 25, 2015

I stayed there some years ago, my experince is similar to other guests' comments. Excellent view and very peaceful place, but not easy to access. Compared the cost of taxi, I think Mr. Kim charged a reasonable price, but still feels not so comfortable. If...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank Johannes C
Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

It's hard for me to write a completely positive review about this place as even though it was an amazing experience the opportunistic approach that the owner has was slightly off putting. I booked a one night stay directly with Mr Kim by email, he...More

Date of stay: May 2013
4  Thank Sosuma
Reviewed January 13, 2013

In the words of the owner, this is a place to listen to the earth revolve. The Jirye Artists' Colony is a truely unique way to experience nature in Korea. Myself and two friends were picked up from the Train Station at an arranged time...More

Date of stay: January 2013
8  Thank Michael L
Reviewed December 30, 2009

We had a unique and pleasant experience here. The colony is a 40 min. ride through the mountains, but the director, Mr. Kim, picked us up as arranged, returned us to town as we agreed, in fact drove us (for a fee) to the mulberry...More

Date of stay: December 2009
8  Thank organicprof
Reviewed May 15, 2009

Upon checkout, the price charged us was more than twice what was agreed when we booked it in Seoul. In addition, what was supposed to be "free" transfer from the city ended up being payable and charged at pretty high rates. The place is 40min...More

Date of stay: February 2009
6  Thank AndongTravellor
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South Korea > Gyeongsangbuk-do > Andong
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