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An excellent window on Korean past

This Confucian boarding school is not close to Andong, but accessible by local bus. Located on a... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Toronto, Canada
Beautiful surroundings

It was quite a pain to use public transport in general in Andong and we only managed to get a... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
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680, Toegye-ri, Dosan-myeon, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do 760-932, South Korea
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

This Confucian boarding school is not close to Andong, but accessible by local bus. Located on a mountain, it has a beautiful view and gives me a very good sense of Korean past education. It also has a small but highly informative museum. I find...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Puzzled02
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

It was quite a pain to use public transport in general in Andong and we only managed to get a timetable that made sense after visiting tourist info just outside the train station. Due to the infrequency of the buses we only had an hour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

A meaningful and historical place to visit when one is visiting Andong. Unfortunately, public transportation are limited and only about 10 minutes stop. So arranging for private car would be a great idea

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michele H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

A historic place which was built in 16th century to teach and propagate Confucian teachings. A museum is also here. situated in a beautiful calm location 20kms away from Andong city. Best to visit in spring or autumn. Transportation> Take bus no:67 from Andong city...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a bit far off from main Andong town. But its worth a visit. Liked the way the place was built. Great view from this place.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank SudarshanK
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting place to visit because you'll understand the influence of Confucianism in South Korea. You probably spend the most one hour at Dosanseowon. But you have to take a 50-min limited bus travel from city centre. Check the bus time table with the tourist information...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Wai Hoe C
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here with two friends met whilst travelling. A little gem of a place, accessed via a gentle path high above the river, we all three of us loved it. There was no one around when we were there, either visitors or staff. Helpful, informative...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ASWB64
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This location was a real find - very uplifting. You must visit. Easy to get to by local bus (you can use your T-Money card). Excellent views and perfect pongsu. Good museum for Toegye.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I love the scenery! This confucian school has what it takes to become a beautiful place to visit. Located between the mountain and the river, the scenery is breathtaking. Walk around 10minutes from entrance to the location, and just enjoy the view. The history behind...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank mbulss
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The distance can be a good challenge if you don't have a few days in the area, taking bus is also a bit confusion, but you will meet the people at bus stop going to the same place. To have an authentic experience, this is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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9 April 2017|
Response from majdica |
By bus 46 it takes about 50 minutes. Departures on the other side of the street,of the train station and tourist information center. Deaprture times: 6:20, 7:50, 9:00, 10:10, 11:00, 12:10,13:20, 14:20, 15:20, 16:10, 17:20... More