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Andong Hahoe village's traditional mask dance in action

Traditional Korean mask dance at Andong Hahoe village

By Jeremy, December 5, 2014

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.

Andong Hahoe village's traditional mask dance in action

Andong Hahoe village's traditional masks on sale

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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