Rediscovering Yongin's Korean Folk Village 2013/03/09, Source,
The Korean Folk Village in Yongin, Gyeonggi, attracts many visitors with its authentic atmosphere. By Shin Dong-yeon
Change is in the air at the Korean Folk Village in Yongin, Gyeonggi. Though it dates back to the Saemaeul Movement in the 1970s, new programs like a haunted village spectacle have drawn renewed attention. The historical site was the product of advocacy by poet Lee Eun-sang and his comrades to protect traditional villages slated for demolition. The end result was that in 1974, some 230 traditional hanok were brought together in Gyeonggi where the popular theme park now stands,...More
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