SOUTH KOREA CULTURE & HISTORY

Culture- SOUTH KOREA

Culture & History school trips to South Korea

Immerse yourself in education enriching experiences with being immersed in Korean culture. Student’s will have a understanding of South Korea’s tumultuous history and enjoy activities such as hands-on cooking class, hanbok lessons and a martial arts demonstration class.

South Korea Culture & History Highlights

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Established in 1395 as a royal palace of the Chosun Dynasty. The palace is a complex of buildings—a throne hall, the king’s living quarters, accented by gardens and pavilions.

National Folk Museum of Korea

The National Folk Museum showcases over 98,000 artefacts of the past generations through carefully preserved pottery, musical instruments, embroidery, and bamboo and woodenware.

Kimchi Academy House

A holistic view on spreading cultural awareness and teaching heritage to new generations, through various activities such as a Kimchi Cooking Class and wearing a traditional Hanbok Costume.

Kukkiwon

The World Taekwondo Headquarters. Watch a demonstration of ‘the way of the foot and the fist’ (the literal translation of ‘taekwondo’), a martial art that originated in South Korea.

Pansori Traditional Performance

Proclaimed by UNESCO as a “masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity”, the pansori tradition is one of Korea’s proudest forms of entertainment.A traditional genre of Korean musical storytelling with singing and drumming.

Nanta Cooking Show

A Non-verbal performance integrating Korean traditional Samulnori rhythm. Enjoy the first Korean non-verbal performance called ‘Nanta’.

Hanok Village

The traditional village is composed of many alleys, hanok and is preserved to show a 600-year-old urban environment.

Korea Demilitarized Zone

The Korea Demilitarized Zone is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsular near the 38th parallel north.  The demilitarized zone (DMZ) is a border barrier that divides South & North Korea in half.

National Museum of Korea

The National Museum of Korea is a repository for over 5,000 years of Korean art, culture and history.

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