Have you ever heard of Kimchi, a Korean traditional food? In case you’ve never heard of it, we’ve got your back. It is not just a typical Korean food, and even it has become a culture of its own. In Gangnam, there’s a museum called Pulmuone Kimchi Museum. This museum contains the history of Kimchi, how to make it, the types of Kimchi, the recipe, the literature, and even you can make your own Kimchi at this museum.
To enter the museum, you have to buy a ticket for 3000 Won or equal to $3. The museum is open every Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00. In this museum, you are free to use your camera to document the trip. The museum had stood since 1986, to go around it can take approximately 15-20 minutes.
The museum is composed of several parts. The first part contains the history of Kimchi. There are a variety of literature from the past that tell about Kimchi. Furthermore, you can find out the time when the peppers begin to be used in Kimchi. At first, in the 17th-century, Kimchi was made without the use of chili. The addition of spicy flavor were added only 200 years later. Even before the 19th century, they were using only the basic ingredients of Kimchi, which is native Korean vegetable.
After that, you can see the demonstration of Kimjang. Kimjang is a culture made by the Korean people. In this museum also explained the benefits of each type of Kimchi. Kimci is one of the healthiest foods in the world due to the low calorie content, but it contains high fiber. Visit the museum to see hundreds types of Kimchi that are scattered around the world.