1. South Korea
  2. Gyeongsang Province
  3. Andong
  4. Buyongdae Observatory

From Seoul: Day Tour to Andong's UNESCO Sites & Folk Village

Product ID: 389455
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Escape from the busy city Seoul and visit Andong, a city known for its well kept traditional Korean culture and UNESCO sites. Explore Andong Hahoe Folk Village, Buyongdae Cliff, and Hwacheon Seowon.
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Duration: 11 hours
Starting time 7:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup is offered only hotels located in central Seoul.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a look of views at Buyongdae and Hwacheon Seowon
  • See traditional Korean houses and masks
  • Have a hassle free trip to UNESCO sites of Andong
Full description
Enjoy a pickup from your hotel in downtown Seoul and start your guided trip to Andong. See one of the most traditional villages in Korea where the locals kept Korean style housings and lifestyles very well. There are UNESCO World Heritage sites and villages with ancient features of Korea.

Start from Buyongdae Cliff, a cliff about 64 meters high situated where the Taebaek Mountain Range ends. Take in the view of Hahoe Village with traditional housings at the summit. Hwacheon Seowon was built in 1786 to hold the tablet of Ryu Un-ryong, the brother of Ryu Seong-ryong who is a renowned scholar and official from the Joseon Dynasty. 

Savor Andong salted mackerel (Gan-godeungeo) for lunch (optional) and head to one of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, Hahoe Folk Village. Hahoe Folk Village is well-known for its traditional house and the village's beautiful Korean style sites even impressed Queen Elizabeth of England when she visited. 

See the displayed masks from Korea and other countries at the Hahoe Mask Museum, located near Hahoe Village. Witness this wonderful place to learn about the culture, history, and tradition of masks and theatres that common people enjoyed in ancient Korea.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Entry Fees
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses

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Important information
Know before you go
Your exact pick-up location and time will be confirmed by e-mail after booking. You might be asked to come out to the nearest subway station or big road as the car might not have an access to certain areas.

From US$ 238.14 per person