Andong Hahoe Village – Boasts exquisite scenic sights: the elegant Nakdong River flowing around the village, the magnificent Buyongdae Cliff, etc


Andong Hahoe Village

Andong Hahoe Village

Andong Hahoe Village has preserved the housing architecture and the village structure of the Joseon Dynasty. Moreover, the village was not artificially created; there are people who actually live there.

There are 176 families in the village and they are known as the group village of the Pungsan Ryu family. There are houses designated as National treasures, such as Yangjindang(No. 306) and Chunghyodang(No. 414). Also there are other important folk material such as the Hahoe Bukchon House(No. 84), Hahoe Namchon House(No. 90) and Hahoe Juilje(No. 91).

Andong Hahoe Village

Andong Hahoe Village

Hahoe Village ia also famous for the Byeolsin exorcism, maskdance and Hahoe mask. The Hahoe mask is the oldest mask in Korea and is used in the Hahoe Maskdance.

Hahoe Village became famous from the visit of Queen Elizabeth in 1999. Many events featuring the Maskdance are held. The Andong Maskdance Festival is from between the last Friday of September and October for 10 days, inside of Hahoe Village or at Festival site.