Andong’s 400-year-old Hahoe village (pronounced “ha-hwe”) is a popular place for tourists to watch a traditional mask dance. You can reach Andong via bus from Korea’s major cities like Seoul and Busan. It is probably worth half a day, plus travel time.
The masks are popular souvenirs. Besides the mask dance, the Hahoe village is also known for its exceptionally well-preserved traditional houses. This makes it a great place for photo buffs.
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