Korean Folk Village [한국민속촌]

The Crowned Clown (2019); 100 Days My Prince (2018); Seven Day Queen (2017); Scholar Who Walks the Night (2015); The Face Reader (2014); My Love From Another Star (2013-14); Jang Ok-jung (2013); The Moon that Embraces the Sun (2012); Dr. Jin (2012); Arang and the Magistrate (2012); Rooftop Prince (2012); Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010); Dong Yi (2010); Queen Seondeok (2009); Jewel in the Palace (2003-04); Damo (2003); Tears of the Dragon (1996-1998); 500 Years of Joseon Dynasty (1983-1990)

Clown Ha Sun (Yeo Jin-Goo) and his troop run over the ‘Wooden Bridge’ in episode 1 of The Crowned Clown (왕이 된 남자) (tvN, 2019).

The ‘Wooden Bridge’ at which Hong-sim (Nam Ji-hyun) waits for her brother once a month — which was what they promised each other 10 years ago — in 100 Days My Prince (백일의 낭군님) (tvN, 2018) is located here. This is also where Jung Je-yoon (Kim Sun-ho) and adult Lee Yool (Do Kyung-soo of EXO) both see Hong-sim for the first time in episode 2. In episode 5, Je-yoon prepares a floating lantern that her wish does come true.

Annoyed and frustrated Ah-Rang (Shin Min-A) crosses this ‘Wooden Bridge’ in episode 2 of Arang and the Magistrate/Tale of Arang (아랑사또전) (MBC, 2012), talking to herself. The ‘Local Government Office’ is also seen in this drama.

Jang-geum (Lee Young-ae) takes care of smallpox patients at this village in episode 51 of Jewel in the Palace / Dae Jang Geum (대장금) (MBC, 2003-2004 — KFV Map No. 9 & No. 30). In episode 54, she gives birth to Min Jeong-ho’s (Ji Jin-hee) child at this place.

Also seen in Queen for Seven Days /Seven Day Queen (7일의 왕비) (KBS2, 2017); Scholar Who Walks the Night (밤을 걷는 선비) (MBC, 2015); The Face Reader (관상) (TBA, 2014); My Love from the Star / My Love From Another Star/ You Who Came From the Stars (별에서 온 그대) (SBS, 2013-14) — KFV Map No. 9 & No. 51; Jang Ok-jung (장옥정, 사랑에 살다) (SBS, 2013); Dr. Jin (닥터 진) (MBC, 2012); Rooftop Prince (옥탑방 왕세자) (SBS, 2012); The Moon that Embraces the Sun /Moon Embracing the Sun (해를 품은 달) (MBC, 2012) — KFV Map No. 9, No. 44, No. 37 & No. 86; Sungkyunkwan Scandal (성균관 스캔들) (KBS2, 2010) — KFV Map No 9 & No. 44; Dong Yi (동이) (MBC, 2010); The Great Queen Seondeok (선덕여왕) (MBC, 2009); The King and I (왕과 나) (SBS, 2007-08); Damo / The Legendary Police Woman (조선 여형사 다모) (MBC, 2003), Tears of the Dragon /Dragon’s Tears (용의 눈물) (KBS1, 1996-1998), 500 Years of Joseon Dynasty (조선왕조 오백년) (MBC, 1983-1990).

Movie filmed here

Masquerade (광해, 왕이 된 남자) (2012)

VARIETY SHOW filmed here

Episode 22 of YouTube series Workman [워크맨] (Lululala, 2019-20) was filmed here, where host Jang Sung-kyu experienced what it’s like to work as a cast member of the Folk Village.

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Korean Folk Village (KFV) [한국민속촌] or Minsok Village, founded in 1974, is a reconstructed village of historical houses that were relocated and reconstructed from different parts of South Korea to shed light on historical times and its daily lives. It is located in Yongin’s neighborhood of Sanggal [Sanggal-dong/상갈동] in the Giheung District [Giheung-gu/기흥구]. Megabox Drive M [메가박스 용인점(드라이브M)] sits very close to here.

The houses and edifices most seen in K-Dramas are No. 9 and No. 44 as well as the the ‘Wooden Bridge’ just next to no. 37 on the KFV map.

90 Minsokchon-ro, Sanggal-dong, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기 용인시 기흥구 민속촌로 90
(보라동 107-1)
Geolocation: 37.260092, 127.120361

K-Drama Locations on KFV map
No. 09 — Large Landowner’s House in the Southern Part
No. 29 — Local Government Office
No. 37 — Chunghyun Seowon
No. 44 — Large Landowner’s House in the Southern Part
No. 51 — Straw Show Workshop
N.N. — Wooden Bridge; next to No. 86
N.N. — Seonangdang [서낭당]; next to No. 30

Getting here
Sanggal Station [상갈역], Bundang Line, Exit 2
Head to the Sanggal Station bus stop [상갈역 전류장 — no. 47-985) and take bus no. 37 for 6 stops (approx. 8 mins) to the Folk Village bus stop [민속촌 전류장]. From here, it’s a 4 minute walk to the entrance. Otherwise, best to take a taxi from the station (approx 4 mins).

— submitted by Marion KDL, with directions by Mich KDL
Workman added by by Mich KDL

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