Korean Folk Village was created to preserve and present the national culture to local and international tourists alike. Based on the Joseon Dynasty period real houses have been relocated from different parts of the country and reconstructed to re-enact the daily living of over a century ago.
A wishing tree; it is believed if you write your wish on paper and tie it to the tree it’ll come true.
Re-enacting criminals in the Joseon period.
Suwon Hwaseong Fortress was constructed by the 22nd king, King Jeongio, of the Joseon dynasty. His father, the Crown Prince, had been the victim of faction struggles in the court and by the order of his father, the king, put in a rice chest where he died. He moved the tomb of his father and constructed the fortress and palace.
Haenggung palace was built as a temporary residence for King Jeongio for when he visited his father’s tomb. “What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.”
– Gene Perret