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June 26, 2008

Meet Dae Jang Geum (대장금 | 大長今) in Jeju Folk Village



Jeju / Korea

Situated in JeJu island in South Korea, this is an exhibition style village that displayed the living environment of Korean folks in the past. The Korea drama “ Da Chang Jin” (Dae Jang Geum / 大長今) had featured JeJu island as one of its famous filming sites.

What happened? What happened?!!

The Pungmul (or Nongak) performers performing Korean folk music tradition.

Traditional Korea dresses- the hanbok. The hanbok shown in this exhibition room have been dressed by actress Lee Young-Ae (李英愛) before.

The main characters featured in Dae Jang Geum Korean drama series.

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9 Comments Leave your comment

  • Jasper Jugan said on June 26, 2008 8:11 pm

    yayyyyy jeju island!!!

  • cielo said on June 26, 2008 8:41 pm

    i was able to watch this korean novela, i never knew that the filming site has been a tourist attraction, thx to u sis.

    in the philippines, the koreanovela is entitled “Jewel in the Palace”

  • eunice said on June 27, 2008 2:32 am

    @cielo: I guess many people grow fond of Korea after they start watching Korean dram a series!

  • Bridge said on June 27, 2008 6:16 am

    What is the title of this drama again? I forgot, it was a long time ago =(

  • Piggy said on June 27, 2008 3:29 pm

    This series is so well known…….

  • Chuck said on June 27, 2008 11:31 pm

    Hi Eunice,

    I’m a big fan of Dae Jang Geum. It’s a beautiful story. Thanks for your pictures of Jeju Island and the village sets there. I think the Korean hanbok dresses are absolutely lovely, especially as worn by Lee Young Ae. If you visit my blog, you’ll find my review of Dae Jang Geum there.

    Chuck

  • Budget Traveler said on June 28, 2008 1:13 am

    Ohh..jang geum! ..I slept til 3am just watching the dvd, it was soo long but the story is beautiful.

    By the way, eunice, I’ve already changed the title of your blog.

    Keep bloggin!

  • sArAi sAiYaJiN said on October 21, 2009 6:11 am

    oh, my God!
    clothing the great jang geum!
    :)

  • Shin said on January 4, 2011 6:37 pm

    I’m living in Korea. I’ve been to Jeju so many times, but never get to Dae Jang Geum site. LoL.. Anyway thanks for posting about Macau cause i’m planning to go there soon. Anyway if you have any question about Korea, just let me know…ㅋㅋ

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