Korean artists of various field of work such as writers, painters, actors, architects and musicians constructed the cultural town of Heyri. Within this community, there are residences, workrooms, art galleries and museums. Artists make a living by opening exhibitions, trading or selling their artworks. Currently, there are about 40 museums, exhibitions, concert halls and bookstores, and around 30~40 more are expected to be added. Abbout 10 cafes and food courts are included in these buildings for the convenience of visitors.
Heyri Artvalley was constructed to blend in with surrounding structures. The local construction regulations require all buildings to be no more than three stories tall. Just by glancing at these buildings you will admire their artistry since architects constructed each building with its own unique characteristics.
HAS III Art Gallery and the field of reeds by the central lake were filming locations for the romantic comedy, “Everybody Has Secrets (2004)” starring Lee Byung-hun & Choi Ji-woo.
Popular nearby, compatible sites for a private tour in Gyeonggi-do:
Paju Premium Outlet
82-105, Heyrimaeul-gil, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기도 파주시 탄현면 헤이리마을길 82-105
Varies by area. Refer to the homepage.
(Entrance to Heyri Artvalley : Free)
* Please be aware that fees vary by performance or exhibition