Where in Seoul can a visitor experience the most authentic Korean culture? The answer would have to be the Bukchon Hanok Village, where the old traditions of Korea live on. The Bukchon Hanok Village was originally inhabited by aristocrats over 600 years ago, and there are still people today that call this village home. Important historical assets remain here, and there are many alleyways where the beauty of the traditional hanok architecture truly stands out, making it one of the most attractive tourist destinations.
8 Views of Bukchon
Bukchon Hanok Village, where Mt. Bukhansan can be seen to the north and Mt. Namsan to the south, boasts a wonderful view and setting. The 8 Views of Bukchon tour is made up of some of the most beautiful places to explore in the Bukchon Hanok Village. Let's walk among the maze-like alleyways and see the beauty of these traditional hanok.
Where are the 8 scenic spots of Bukchon?
Bukchon Hanok Village Walking Tour
Visitors also have the opportunity to explore Bukchon Hanok Village while listening to professional commentary from a cultural tour guide. The walking tour of Bukchon Hanok Village starts at Unhyeongung Palace, goes up to 11 Gahoe-dong, and then goes down to Jeongdok Library. The tour takes about 2-3 hours in total.
Bukchon Hanok Village Etiquette
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