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Japanese-style House in Sinheung-dong (Hirotsu House)

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Something a little different

It is something a little different right in the center of the city. Seems to be very well... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2017
Bob D
Gainesville, Virginia
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Japanese-Style House Village in Kunsan

There are many japanese-style houses in this area which have been well-preserved. Many travellers... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2016
Pan-Bong H
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May 6, 2017
“Interesting old Japanese style house”
Mar 7, 2017
“Something a little different ”
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17, Guyeong 1-gil, Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

It's just old Japanese style house with many visitors. I stop to think why this place is so popular. Maybe this house has sad history of Japanese colonial era in Korea.

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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

It is something a little different right in the center of the city. Seems to be very well preserved. It's winter through probably very beautiful in summer with everything in bloom and such. Still a lot of people wandering around.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed June 27, 2016

It's kind of small and there isn't much to see but it's interesting to see the architecture. It only took about 20 mins to see the whole thing.

Thank Jessie P
Reviewed June 20, 2016

It looked exactly same as the photos. Although it was possible to see the details, the whole experience was not fascinating.

Thank A K
Reviewed February 12, 2016

There are many japanese-style houses in this area which have been well-preserved. Many travellers, young couples very often, come to see to feel and see the era of Japanese-ruled era when their parents lived. It is very good to take pictures here.

Thank Pan-Bong H
Reviewed December 8, 2015

This house is absolutely beautiful and well worth seeing, especially since so little residential architecture in the Japanese style that was built between 1910 and 1945 has survived into the modern era. For a short time you can imagine that you are in Japan. Unfortunately,...More

Thank David G
Reviewed November 2, 2015

It was a nice experience to visit this old Japanese house. Take a look at the structure! Even though it is a Japanese styled house, it has ondol system ( Korean heating system ) too on it! I would love to visit this place again

Thank vanessatanadi
Reviewed September 1, 2015

quiet nice experience. you get a feeling of calmness and quiet which is nice to the busy city of gunsan

Thank Vasileios S
Reviewed November 30, 2014

This well-built spacious house is worth a visit. Take a look at the structure and the artistic design of the garden. A special place.

1  Thank GigiandGreg
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Gunsan is not really on anyone's tourist map. Frankly, there is not much to see here. However, it should be noted that Gunsan above else provides the inquisitive visitor with a plethora of historical sites related to the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945). The Old Gunsan...More

2  Thank kjmagnuson
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