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37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03059, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
+82 2-2133-1372
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 7, 2010

Bukchon Hanok Village is placed in the area between two old palaces in north Seoul, Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung. This is a kind of an 'old town' of Seoul, although there are some other villages of the similar kind – some of which are inside Seoul...More

26  Thank MickeySerbia
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 27, 2013

Tourists who look like ethnic Chinese should be wary when walking along the narrow roads and taking photos. Some of the resident simply hate Chinese tourists and will abuse you and force you to delete the photos they claim should not be taken as Bukchon...More

3  Thank Dahi K
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you have the time, make sure to walk through Bukchon Hanok Village. The houses are absolutely beautiful and you feel as though you have been transported to hundred of years ago. While there, also be on the lookout for restaurants serving traditional Korean food....More

Thank wanderingtravlr
Reviewed today via mobile

Yeah our tour guide took us here and it was great to see how the old houses were built and you have to great view of the city

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Reviewed yesterday

This was my third trip to Seoul and first visit to the Bukchon Hanok Village. As I walked through tne neighborhood, I saw the banners of the residents living in the area and felt a great deal of sympathy toward them. I felt like an...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bukchon Hanok Village is a residential place with beautiful old houses. It is quite a walk from the train station and still an uphill walk to see the houses. Walking there, you'll pass by mamy shops with interesting souvenirs and other items. You can also...More

Thank SummerDaysPh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love the cleanliness of bukchon area. You can easily find a good spot to take a picture. Get your phone or camera and take a selfie 😁 You can rent hanbok, a traditional Korean dress with 12K - 15K WON for an hour and...More

Thank Respati11
Reviewed 2 days ago

We appreciate walking through the streets of the village and visting the traditional houses. we did it withto a guide from seoul city for free and it was really interesting to understand how south Korean used to live. Nice photos from there. Recommend it during...More

Thank ghorbelma
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is nice and cute to walk in the little streets. Nice artshops in the area. However after 1hr you have seen everything.

Thank Nosferatu77
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its a very nice and little village of Bukchon where you can still see houses of the old times. Stroll along the streets of bukchon village and take a beautiful picture around

Thank Jasmin P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a walk around this area. As people live there, you must be quiet. Really liked the architecture. Easy to find.

Thank UlstermaninNorfolk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice place for photos of Seoul, definitely recommended this place for soaking in the Korea atmosphere here. There is also shops for u to rent the traditional korean gown to take photos around with quality gown and cheap price. MUST NOT MISS!

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Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighborhood 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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August 1, 2018|
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Response from Yuke_rachmawati | Reviewed this property |
hai!! so last time i read an article that opening hours for tourist has changed since the government received a protest from the neighbourhood, if i'm not mistake for weekday 10am - 5pm and i completely forgot about the... More
August 1, 2018|
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Response from NoviAngeline | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I put the wrong information.. I thought it was Gyeongbokgung.. for Bukchon Hanok Village there is no limited time ^^
December 27, 2017|
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Response from jwidjj | Reviewed this property |
You can walk on your own. The area is hilly so you will be going up and down stairs. Wear comfortable shoes.