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A break from the crowded city Centre

Be prepared, a bit hectic to walk up the steep hill slope. If you like arts - this is a relax care... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nnhkaren
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Hong Kong, China
Very cool, feels like somewhere in Europe

Sick of palaces? Then this is a different, good 2-3 hour activity that you can do without a tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be prepared, a bit hectic to walk up the steep hill slope. If you like arts - this is a relax care free place to go. You can look around the murals scattered on the small houses along the hilly alleys. The small cafes around...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank nnhkaren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sick of palaces? Then this is a different, good 2-3 hour activity that you can do without a tour guide. Requires an average level of fitness; quite steep. Very cool part of Seoul that has a number of pokey cafes from which you can view...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

i am glad that i did not miss this in my itinerary. even though the murals are not as many as i expected (one of the main mural of goldfish on the staircases are gone), but i like the walk up the alleys, to experience...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank sharah a
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

I had a good time in Ihwa Village. The place is very cute, u can easily rent some uniform for your photos, and the price is very cheap

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank lectureranh
Reviewed January 2, 2019

It is a very peaceful village located in Seoul. There are many murals which you can take a photo with. My favorite mural is the wing painting. The village has many stairs so make sure that you are in a fit condition when going there.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Well, the murals may not be as many as it used to be but it was still good to take that stroll up the slope towards Naksan Park. Nice cafe and little eateries as you go mural hunting. Milk Gonghang is a nice place to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ShufenC27
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Not a lot to see anymore. I understand that some artworks were painted over. Might have been a mistake to visit Gamcheon Cultural Village first since we couldn't help but compare.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chase S
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Ihwa Mural Village (이화동벽화마을) perched at the top of Naksan Park, was once set for demolition as it was seen as a poor and down-trodden neighbourhood. In 2006 under the “Art in City Project” carried out by The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, murals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Soo K
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

The climb is steep and long but you Will be rewarded with nice murals and view OF The City. The houses are unique and The murals are varied in theme. There are photos OF The place displayed hanging by some OF The walls. The locals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GeneP788
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Who will not be captivated with Street Art? But this small community in Seoul is a priceless gem of all for me. I love walking on every alleys of this community because every steps I take is another art. Installation, mural, photography, wrought metal art...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank mistersouthhampton
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NaomiSY
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Googoose25 | Reviewed this property |
It totally depends on the day and your cold tolerance, but you should be fine that time of year. You could spend anywhere from >1-3 hours, depending on whether you just walk through taking photos or stop in at the cute cafes... More
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SadiaCyano
October 1, 2017|
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Response from TK_Hung | Reviewed this property |
Definitely you can take picture freely. Just that a few arts are no longer available.
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annt0212
September 14, 2015|
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Response from OrangeChoco7987 | Reviewed this property |
approx. around 2 hours. the exact location is like on the top of the hill, you will feel tired.
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