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  Songup Folk Village
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Songup (Seongeup) Folk Village is located approximately 60 kilometres from Cheju City. The village has been maintained by the Korean government as important cultural property. This is a traditional mountain village with approximately 3,000 thatched roof houses complete with stone and clay walls. The folk villagers are still living in these houses today. Seongeup was once the capital of Cheju Island during Koryo period in the 1200s. Tomb stones and an old government building are also located in the village.

Address: Seongeup-ri, Pyoson-myon, Cheju Island
Directions: Located approximately 60 kilometres from Cheju City.
Phone: (064) 787 1302

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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