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Hahoe Folk Village

Chuseok was just over in Korea and unlike those previous thanksgiving holiday that we travel we decided to stay home this year, trying to save money for our six months travel plan. It was 0n 2010 when we stayed in Busan and travel in the nearby cities like Andong where we are able to visit Hahoe Folk Village, which is part of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Hahoe Folk Village

The Hahoe Folk Village (Korean: 안동하회마을) is a traditional village from the Joseon Dynasty. The village is a valuable part of Korean culture because it preserves Joseon period-style architecture, folk traditions, valuable books, and old tradition of clan-based villages.

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Hyehwa Catholic Church

One of the popular hangout by many Filipinos in Korea is Hyehwa because every Sunday afternoon (1:30PM) there’s a Tagalog mass at Hyehwa Catholic Church and just nearby is the  informal Filipino Market where you can buy Filipino food and groceries.

Hyehwa Catholic Church

If you are a Filipino and new to Korea and want to see fellow countrymen or eat local food you’ve missed in the Philippines,  you can always dropped in Hyehwa-dong every Sunday, subway line 4 – Hyehwa Station and exit through exit 1, just walk straight and you will reach the informal Filipino market and just walk straight ahead you could reach the Catholic Church.

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