Category: Korean Culture

Korea UNESCO world heritage sites : An impressive record

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE in Korea, a territory filled with valued sites from different historical background. Korea has rapidly developed for a few years now, and thanks to it has rise among the highest industrialized countries. Nonetheless Korea’s cultural legacy has been well preserved and with the […]

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Korean folk village: Experience Korean customs

Korean folk village is an open-air folk museum and international attraction in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do. It is presenting the Korean traditional culture to local and foreign tourists. It is located ‘facing the water and backgrounded by mountains’ surrounded beautiful environment. Korean Folk Village: Immerse yourself in […]

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Korean Traditional Games : between culture and traditions

It’s no big surprise that Korea is one of the best-developed countries when it comes to video games. However what about games off-screen? Do Koreans still enjoy playing historical ones? Originally, Korea’s traditional games were created from folk beliefs. For a long time, the peninsula […]

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2015-2016, the France-Korea year

2015-2016 is the France-Korea year. It celebrates the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. From September 2015 to August 2016, it is the year of Korea in France, and from March to December 2016, it is the year of France in Korea. […]

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Relax and have a good time at jjimjilbang

Let me introduce you to this special place where Koreans like to go. It is the most famous jjimjilbang (Korean Sauna) in Seoul and recommended by the New York Times and CNN! It’s “Dragon Hill Spa”, which is located in the heart of Seoul. The […]

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Arirang, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Arirang is a famous melancholic song that all Korean know. It was a real part of Korean’s culture, it had been classified as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2012. Now, the Republic of Korea holds 15 intangible cultural heritages of humanity in […]

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