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Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)

  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Baek In-je's House (백인제가옥)
  • Address 16, Bukchon-ro 7-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 종로구 북촌로7길 16 (가회동)
  • Type Old Houses/ Birth houses/Folk Villages
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-2-724-0200
  • Homepage www.museum.seoul.kr
  • Information
    Introduction
    Baek In-je's House, located in Bukchon Hanok Village, is a hanok built during the Japanese administration that showcases modern hanok features. The structure consists of a main room offering a good view of the whole village, spacious bedrooms, a large garden, and annex buildings. As it withholds the beauty of a traditional hanok while incorporating the modern trend of its time, Baek In-je's House is considered to be highly valuable in means of both architecture and history, representing the Bukchon Hanok Village together with Yun Bo-seon's House.

    Baek In-je's House was built from black pine, which was first introduced in Seoul during the Gyeongseong Expo in 1907, distinguishing itself from other upper-class houses of its time. Unlike other traditional hanok that separate the main building from the other rooms, Baek In-je's House connects the two with a hallway, allowing convenient access between the two structures. The house also consists of a Japanese-style hallway and floor mat rooms, reflecting the interior trends of that period. Baek In-je's House is also unique in that the main room is partially built as a two-story structure, a style that was never seen in any traditional hanok built during the Joseon period.

    Current Status
    [Gahoe-dong Baek In-je's House] Seoul Folk Cultural Heritage No. 22 (Designated on March 17, 1977)

    Closed
    Mondays (open in the case of Monday being a public holiday), New Year's Day

    Duration
    Free viewing 20 min, guided tour 50 min

    Operating Hours
    09:00-18:00 (Last admission 17:30)
    * Outdoor facility accessible during free viewing time
    * Indoor areas off limits

    Maximum Occupancy
    100 people

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Reservation & on-site registration available for guided tours
    Schedule: 16:00 (Wednesdays - Japanese / Thursdays - Chinese / Fridays - English)

    * Elementary students and younger children must be accompanied by an adult.
    * Call +82-2-724-0232 for cancelations.
    * Reservation canceled if more than 10 min late

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