Jige Village: Experience Authentic Korean Dining

Welcome to Jigemaeul (지게마을)

Immerse yourself in the authentic Korean dining experience at Jigemaeul, a charming restaurant located in the heart of Gangwon-do. Run by local farmers, Jigemaeul is a testament to Korea’s rich culinary history and deep-rooted agricultural tradition. The restaurant, named after the village (maeul) where farmers used to carry loads on their back (jige), offers a unique experience that brings you closer to Korea’s rustic countryside.


Jigemaeul is located at 87 Barang-gil, Dong-myeon, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do (강원도 양구군 동면 바랑길 87). Nestled in the lush greenery of Gangwon Province, the restaurant offers an escape from the bustling city life and a breath of fresh countryside air.

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 010-6379-0622

Operating Hours

Information about the operating hours and holidays will be updated soon. Please call the above number for the most accurate information.

Experience at Jigemaeul

At Jigemaeul, every meal is a celebration of fresh, locally-sourced ingredients handpicked by the farmers running the restaurant. Here, you can sample a variety of traditional Korean dishes, each bursting with flavors that are testament to the rich soils of Gangwon-do. The cozy, rustic ambiance of the restaurant, combined with the warm hospitality of its staff, make dining at Jigemaeul an unforgettable experience.

Experience the soul of Korean cuisine at Jigemaeul. Come, let the farmers be your chefs, and the field be your kitchen!


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