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Bukchon Hanok Village

37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059, South Korea
+82 2-2133-1372
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“residential area” (120 reviews)
“narrow streets” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
+82 2-2133-1372
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's too commercialised, shops everywhere. Shops are more attractive than culture. I'm not very impressed.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Has quite a bit to see and do. It is a real village with current residents living beside attractions and museums for tourists. They offer workshops for several traditional arts like calligraphy, knot tying, arts and crafts for a reasonable price. I regret not planning...More

Thank JillKwan
Reviewed 6 days ago

From Gyeongbokgung Palace we walked to Bukchon Hanok Village. We got lost and good thing we found information center where they give you a map but they don't speak a lick of english. There are 2 areas of the village and we chose the left...More

Thank audreymay_mosquera
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not so crowded and many hip independent shops among Korean traditional houses. Good place for walk! I highly recommend here. My favorite place in Seoul

Thank mimiring
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here early before I went to Gyeongbokgung Palace. The area is so photogenic, everywhere is a photo spot. As it is a residential area, there are signs urging tourists to keep the noise level down. It is a refreshing experience seeing how old Korean...More

Thank JamieTanBK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a complex of old villages in the centre of Seoul. It took us a while to figure out the most popular place where there are full of tourists. Again, when you come to popular places, try to beat the crowds by starting the...More

Thank jodiemoon80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bukchon Hanok village is a lovely area just next to one of the big palaces. The traditional architecture is interesting.

Thank barefootlucy
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is private quarters for many locals so behave, be quiet and respectful. similar to walking through a french village, you could take photos of the unique architecture. bring good cameras. one of the road has namsan tower in the background

Thank Nik Seridaiyana N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fascinating area of Seoul is on the tourist route and demonstrates some of the earlier Korean way of living and architecture. Well worth a visit.

Thank flyingdoc1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area is gorgeous and very historic. People still live here. It tends to get very busy so plan to go in off-peak times. It’s great to be able to see such a preserved piece of Korean history.

Thank Michelle C
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighbourhood was traditionally home to
Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
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21 November 2016|
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Response from ckpeng04 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know there is a museum. But the whole area is good enough for you to spend a few hours there.
21 November 2016|
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Response from Voyageur_americain | Reviewed this property |
There's a map, you can get it at the Bukchon Traditional Culture Center (Gyedong-gil 37, just south of Bkchon-ro-4-gil, other side of the street from Hyundai HQ Building), "Bukchon Wanderings". It's well done and the photo... More
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14 September 2016|
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Response from Lyra_Pilipinas | Reviewed this property |
From Incheon International Airport to Seoul Station, it only takes 45 Minutes by (All-Stop Train) Subway for around USD 3-4. Then we walked 5-10 minutes to reach our guesthouse. You ca also take the Express Train but it... More