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Samcheongdong-gil-road is a balanced mix of both traditional & modern architecture. Peaceful street... read more

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Lovely walk thru small streets with incredible timber houses.Plenty of places for drink or... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
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Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Samcheongdong-gil-road is a balanced mix of both traditional & modern architecture. Peaceful street lined with cafes, museums, art galleries and antique shops. Each art gallery has its own unique architectural design. Walls have some interesting graffiti. Perfect place to take a stroll and enjoy a...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Lovely walk thru small streets with incredible timber houses.Plenty of places for drink or food.Good prices for Seoul.

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This road is not far from the Gyeongbokgung Palace. It is continuing until Insadong. Along the road it is possible to find many interesting shops, art galleries, restaurants and cafes. Also, generally it is possible to see some street activities or market places. Prices in...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

A lively street with cafe, restaurants and clothing shops. It’s enroute to the bukchon hanok. So plan your trip to include this in your itinerary.

1  Thank Khiam Yeong H
Reviewed April 25, 2018

This road has plenty of interesting looking shops, great cafes and restaurants and heaps of cool art galleries. It is close to Gyeongbokgung Palace and some tourists wander around here in their rental hanbok outfits. It's a very chilled place to spend a few hours.

1  Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Its close to the Gyeongbokgung Palace. After a lot of walking in the palace, we were very tired to walk here. So we drove around in the car. Its nice little street for a pleasant walk if weather is good. You can see the Bukchon...More

1  Thank sbh_nomad
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Accidentally found this road on our quest to search for the Bukchon-Hanok Village as we walked from the Gyeongbokgung Palace, and what a pleasant find indeed! Loved the quaintness of the ambience, a good mix of old (or rather ancient) Seoul with the new. It...More

1  Thank boo_tofu
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The Road has a very beautiful view but such a very small tiny road. It has coffee shop and restaurant.

1  Thank UglyCrazyPiggy
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Walk past the road here from Gyeongbokgung palace to Buckhon Hanbok village, lots of interesting cafes , ice cream stall , eateries along the way . Love the vibe here

2  Thank kenkeh
Reviewed February 24, 2018

It is a nice area to visit very unique area but the quality of the food at the restaurants are not very desireable.

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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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Salawati A
November 21, 2017|
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Response from BeaBi | Reviewed this property |
Check the map and one thing very important, when do you want to go there - do not do it in rainy season.
December 25, 2015|
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Response from Natasha M | Reviewed this property |
Take line 3 (orange line) subway. alight at Anguk station and go out from exit 2.
Milan K
December 26, 2014|
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Response from fuschial | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, you may wish to take a copy of the map at the Tourist Information Centre near the start of the walk to Bukchon Hanok Village. This is located about 1 block ahead from exit 2 of Anguk Station (subway line 3). The... More