Friday, March 9, 2018

3 Best Hanok Village to Visit in Spring (Korea Tour Plan)

Spring is a great season to travel Korea. Particularly, it’s opportune time to get the most of  hanok village’s beauty. Plants and trees are becoming greener and greener. Each corner of the village is bloomed with wild flowers. Here are 3 folk villages you should consider for spring trip!

Inheung Village

Inheung Village in May

Inheung village is Mun(or Moon)'s family village. Nampyeong Mun clan moved to Daegu 500 years ago and settled in Inheung in the 19th century. You can see from its popular family library that the family took education seriously. 

Spring flowers you can see: Apricot, magnolia, forsythia(golden-bell tree), trumpet creeper, cornelian cherry, pheasant’s eye
Attractions nearby: Mabijeong Mural Village and Dropwort farms

  Address: 16, Inheung 3-gil, Hwawon-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 달성군 화원읍 인흥3 16

Otgol Village

Gyeongju Choi clan’s village is best known for its 350-year old zelkova tree and two huge pagoda trees that are as old as the zelkova. Earthen walls and stone walls of the houses create a distinctive atmosphere of hanok village. The old village started in 1616 in the mid Joseon era.

Spring flowers you can see: Fringe tree, purple muscari, pansy, yellow narcissus, apricot, azalea, peach flower, red plum, cornelian cherry
Attractions nearby: Dongchon Resort, Ayang Railroad, Geumho River Cherry Blossom street

  Address: 195-5, Otgol-ro, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구광역시 동구 옻골로 195-5

Myogol Village & Yuksin Ancestral Temple

Myogol Village is Suncheon Park Clan’s residential area. Inside around the village have many historically important buildings. One of them was also featured in a novel, Toji, by Park Kyongni, Korea’s renowned writer.

Spring flowers you can see: guilder-rose, peony, cornelian cherry, apricot, cherry blossom, hardy-orange tree

  Address: 64, Yuksinsa-gil, Habin-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, Korea
  Address(KR): 대구 달성군 하빈면 육신사길 64

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