Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Hahoe and Yangdong Historic Villages of Korea

For those of you are looking for a vacation in South Korea then you don't miss a visit to the village of Hahoe and Yangdong village, Hahoe Village and Yangdong Village founded in the 14th-15th centuries, both located in North Gyeongsang province, South Korea, selected as the main representative of the historic clan culture in Korea and has been recognized by UNESCO as world cultural heritage.

Houses of the aristocracy are well kept and orderly, study room, and colleges reflects the Confucian/Confucius culture of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), the beauty of the mountains surrounding it, grasslands and rivers that inspire many ideas by the poets of the 17th and 18th centuries. And Mask dance tradition is still alive until today, since 500 years ago.

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