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King Jeongjo's Royal Parade & Folk Village Tour Package

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade & Folk Village Tour Package

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King Jeongjo's Royal Parade & Folk Village Tour Package

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Included

✓ English, Chinese, Japanese speaking tour guide
✓ Round trip shuttle bus
✓ Admission tickets to all destinations
✓ Name tag
✓ Special viewing seat
✓ Mask sheet 1EA
 ✓ Commemorative gifts
✓ Lunch
✓ Snack

Operation Date/Time

October 6(Sunday), 2019 10:00 a.m. ~ 8:00 p.m.

Overview

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade

The 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea, King Jeongjo, led the late Joseon Dynasty’s literary renaissance and political revival. Open the way to the most magnificent and glorious festival in the history of Korea!

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade & Folk Village Tour Package

King Jeongjo (aka “Jeongjo the Great”) was a good and wise king who always cared for the people, and was also well known for his deep sense of filial piety. He assumed the throne at the age of 25 after the death of his father, Crown Prince Sado, who was confined and starved in a rice chest. He is remembered as one of the greatest kings of the Joseon Dynasty, along with Sejong the Great, who worked hard to achieve political reform and integration as well as show love to the people.


The King’s Visit to Suwon2: Suwon Sports Complex

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Performance by Pungmul Band Association

15:40 ~ 18:30 A joint performance of Gut (a form of exorcism) by 300 members of the Suwon-si Pungmul Band Association.


King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Civic Parade

16:40 ~ 18:30 A parade that serves to contribute to the development of citizen-led festivals and to provide inspiration and enjoyment through direct participation of citizens in a reenactment of King Jeongjo’s Royal Parade held 220 years ago, which is depicted in Banchado (a painting of the royal ritual records) in the 『1795 King Jeongjo’s Long-Distance Royal Procession Record Book』 (Wonhaeng Eulmyo Jeongri Euigwe), and provides experience of the meaning and significance of the whole event.


King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Hwaseong Royal Vehicle Parade in Filial Behavior (Hyohaeng) & Joint Parade in Social Contribution

17:00~18:30 A parade of citizens joining the procession on board the Hwaseong Royal Vehicle, a sightseeing train that runs inside and outside of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress. A parade in which organizations and companies that contributed donations participate in the procession.


King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Main Street Parade

17:00~18:30 A large-scale street parade with colorful objects such as giant puppets and balloons with the theme of King Jeongjo's procession.


The King’s Visit to Suwon2: Janganmun


King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Military Ceremony

15:45 ~ 15:55 A military ceremony of King Jeongjo’s royal guards, Jang Yong Young.


King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Military Order by Pabalma(Horse Couriers)

16:27 ~ 16:29 A Pabalma is a horse used by a person in need of transport for his official duties. The “Military Order by Pabalma” in the late Joseon Dynasty is to be reenacted vividly.


King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Receiving King Jeongjo by Suwon Yusu (Governor)

16:40 ~ 16:50 A reenactment of the reception of King Jeongjo and the procession group by the Suwon Mayor, including the participation of main guests and 60 Suwon citizen representatives.


The King’s Visit to Suwon2: Haenggung Palace Square

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Joseon Baekseong Hwanhee Madang (Citizen Contest Parade)

12:00~16:00 Street performance or busking event expressing the expectations and pleasure of citizens waiting for King Jeongjo’s Royal Parade Street performance or busking event according to a theme decided by each town (Dong) in Suwon-si.


King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Gyeok-Jaeng Oral Petition & Fighting Against Assassins

17:05 ~ 17:25 Gyeong-Jaeng Intro performance, which is dynamic and lively, by a large-scale cast Main Gyeong-Jaeng Program in musical form, performed by professional actors, with the Jang Yong Young Royal Guards defeating assassins.


The King’s Visit to Suwon3: Hwaseong Haenggung

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Palace-Leaving Ceremony

09:00~09:20 A performance involving the announcement of the departure of the procession groups leaving for Hwaseong Yongneung.


The King’s Visit to Suwon3: Daehwanggyo-dong

King Jeongjo's Royal Parade Tour

Festival Flag Changing Ceremony

10:50~11:00 A ceremonial changing of the festival flag which symbolizes the joint reenactment of King Jeongjo’s Royal Parade, starting from Seoul and going through Anyang, Uiwang, and Suwon to Hwaseong.


Korean Folk Village (KFV)

Living museum of traditional life The village is showcasing traditional Korean culture and lifestyle of the 19th-century. Here, you can see everything from old homes of peasant and of aristocratic, farm life, demonstrations of how the Koreans made straw shoes, rice cakes, silk, etc. Performances such as tightrope walking, traditional music and many more are taking places so make sure to really take your time in browsing each corner!






Price

 King Gjeongjo Royal Parade + Folk Village Admission Ticket
₩60,000₩45,500 (35% discount)

INCLUDED NOT INCLUDED
✓ English, Chinese, Japanese speaking tour guide
✓ Round trip shuttle bus
✓ Admission tickets to all destinations
✓ Name tag
✓ Special viewing seat
✓ Mask sheet 1EA 
✓ Commemorative gifts
✓ Lunch
✓ Snack
✗ Personal expenses
✓ Infants (0-35 months): Free of charge only when they do not occupy their own seat on the shuttle bus. Please inform the tour operator after booking. (Contact number will be in your voucher.) if you have infants.

Included

✓ English, Chinese, Japanese speaking tour guide
✓ Round trip shuttle bus
✓ Admission tickets to all destinations
✓ Name tag
✓ Special viewing seat
✓ Mask sheet 1EA
✓ Commemorative gifts
✓ Lunch
✓ Snack

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Booking Process

Step 1 - Choose date, meeting point, number of people, and then complete payment

Step 2 - Check your Email Voucher

Step 3 - Meet the tour staff and show your Email Voucher

✓ If you are bringing any extra luggage such as a baby stroller or wheelchair, Please inform the tour operator after booking. (Contact number will be in your voucher.)

Cancellation Policy

✓ 100% refundable or changeable until 1 day (by 8am K.S.T.) prior to travel date.
✓ Not refundable or changeable after 8am of 1 day prior to travel date.

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