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Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon (북촌 8경)

  • Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon (북촌 8경)
  • Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon (북촌 8경)
  • Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon (북촌 8경)
  • Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon (북촌 8경)
  • Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon (북촌 8경)
  • Address 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 종로구 계동길 37 (계동)
  • Type Old Houses/ Birth houses/Folk Villages
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    Bukchon, literally translated to northern village, refers to the neighborhood located north of Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. The southern land of Jongno, which is present day Namsan, was referred to as Namchon, meaning southern village. Bukchon Village was resided mostly by relatives of royal families and powerful authorities while Namchon Village was settled by middle class government officials during the Joseon period. Now referred to as the Bukchon Hanok Village, the neighborhood has become one of Korea's most iconic tourist attractions that provide various photo ops. Visitors can take in the outlook of Seoul together with traditional hanok buildings by stopping by the spots of Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon.

    [Eight Scenic Views of Bukchon]
    Scenic View 1 - View of Chengdeokgung Palace over the stonewall.
    Scenic View 2 - View of Wonseo-dong Handicraft Road
    Scenic View 3 - View of hanok at Gahoe-dong 11-bunji area
    Scenic View 4 - View of Gahoe-dong 31-bunji from the hilltop
    Scenic View 5 - View of Gahoe-dong alley (downhill)
    Scenic View 6 - View of Gahoe-dong alley (uphill)
    Scenic View 7 - View of Gahoe-dong 31-bunji alleyway
    Scenic View 8 - View from the Samcheong-dong stone stairway

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