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About the settlement      Yangdong is a representative traditional Korean settlement, which is located at Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju-city, Gyeongsangbuk-do  province. The settlement is a clan village where the two families of 'Son from Walseong' and 'Lee from Yeogang' has resided. In this settlement, there are many large houses where the upper-class families resided. Such upper-class houses have the composition of the courtyard house.  Many of such houses are designated as the Cultural Properties of Korea.

Settlement Layout

Gangneung MBC Radio (broadcasted 1. 30. 2007)
Gangneung MBC Radio (broadcasted 2. 6. 2007)
Gangneung MBC Radio (broadcasted 2. 13. 2007)

map of the village

¡¡general view

photo by Lee Jihyu

central section of the village, seen from the village entrance

Left section of the village, seen from the village entrance. Gwan-ga-jeong is on the top of the hill.  



photo by Lee Jihyu


photo by Lee Jihyu


photo by Lee Jihyu

Lee Heetae's house located at the foot of hill

Georim section of Yangdong village, viewed down from Yangjol-jeong

a famous house, Hyangdan, located at hillside