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Andong, South Korea



After having taken the fast train at 300 km/h from Seoul to Daegu, I'm ready to enjoy another 2,5 days more in the south. That will allow me to see more traditional side of Korea.
The visit of the Byeongsan seowon (seowon means private school) was a first stept to understand Korean traditions. This confucian school is the leading one for the memorial of masters and education (respect of the older, respect of the parents, ...). Students were coming here since 1572.

Alcohol was not allowed in (not good for concentration). Women were not allowed for the same reason.


permalink written by  thetourist on August 29, 2010 from Andong, South Korea
from the travel blog: No news, Good news! in South Korea & Hong Kong
tagged SouthKorea and Andong

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