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Seong-eup-ri, Pyoseon-myeon, Jeju, Jeju Island 699-912, South Korea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a real village with households living inside, opposite from folk villages built in museums. In fact, the people live there are mainly the haenyeo (women divers) - there is a museum for them in the east coast of Jeju. There is no entrance...More

Thank NgoDT
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The filming location of a period Korean drama series, this place is reputed a well preserved village with part of the original city walls, official houses and commoners houses still intact. Several families still live here to maintain the place. Worth the trip if you...More

Thank Khiam Yeong H
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

A place where you can visit to see traditional houses. The park is pretty big and takes 2 hrs to complete walking around. It’s quite informative if u are interested in folk culture.

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 20 May 2018

It is one of the few villages that still exist on Jeju with complete retention of the traditional houses. The villagers still live in these houses but with modernized technology. They no longer uses the open air toilets, rearing black pigs and using electricity for...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 7 May 2018

People still live here! There was no admission fee. We drove right in and walked around. Obviously, the biggest thing is the roofs which are replaced every year. You still have the stone walls and the entry gate. We saw several people who still live...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I went with the Yeha Bus Tour so my experience may have been better than if I had simply driven there. I found the tour informative. It's not a reproduction it dates back over a hundred years, homes having passed down from generation to generation....More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

The Seongeup Folk Village was a walled-in village in the southeast of the island where stone homes showed the construction, culture and lifestyle of the island’s people long ago. Obviously, Jeju wants to maintain some type of historical reference to the old lifestyle. Our tour...More

Thank wldtravels
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Not a real village and no real people living it is a copy made for tourists it did not impress us withe the way Korean villagers are living

Thank Mostafa A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We were cruising the Far East and stopped at Jeju. The cheapest excursion was $120 per person. $240 for the two of us. Instead we walked around Jeju a little then hailed a cab. He took us all over the island doing all the same...More

2  Thank KarlMessner
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We book a tour on line from the cruise ship before we arrived at the port. The tour included a visit to Seongeup Folk Village. There was an admission fee to the village. There are several walkways around the village. The walkways are well maintained...More

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Adeline S
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Response from ChloeLau | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if you have tried them, and would like to buy more? I really don't think it is a mass production. It looks like a small scale business. However, we think they do sell these at the local market. They are all in... More
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TomFromBellaire
27 April 2015|
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From our tour last week ,the tour guide gave us omija tea which is made from fermented berries, and pitched to us at the end of the tour for about 40 dollars per box
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