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Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

  • Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)
  • Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)
  • Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)
  • Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)
  • Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)
  • Address 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 종로구 계동길 37 (계동)
  • Type Old Houses/ Birth houses/Folk Villages
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-2-2148-4161
  • Homepage hanok.seoul.go.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
  • Information
    Introduction
    Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses, called hanok, that date back to the Joseon dynasty. The name Bukchon, which literally translates to "northern village," came about as the neighborhood lies north of two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno. Today, many of these hanoks operate as cultural centers, guesthouses, restaurants and tea houses, providing visitors with an opportunity to experience, learn and immerse themselves in traditional Korean culture. As Bukchon Hanok Village is an actual neighborhood with people's homes, visitors are advised to be respectful at all times while looking around.

    Closed
    Sundays

    Tour Course Information
    Walking Tour Course (3 hours 30 minutes)

    Anguk Station → Bukchon Culture Center → Gahoe-dong 11beonji → Hansangsu Embroidery Workshop → Gahoe Folk Drawing Shop → Bukchon Museum 'Old Fragrance' → Anguk-dong house of Yun Boseonga → Anguk Station

    * Reservation: Online at dobo.visitseoul.net (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese).
    Please book at least 3 days before the desired tour day.
    * Reservation's confirmation: via text message or official website.
    * Language services offered in Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese.
    * Inquiries: +82-2-6922-0777

    Operating Hours
    Weekdays & Saturdays 10:00-17:00
    * Applies to 100-m long road along Bukchon-ro 11-gil

    Parking Facilities
    Not available

    Admission Fees
    Free

    Available Facilities
    Cafe, workshops, museum, etc.

    Interpretation Services Offered
    Jaedong Primary School Tourist Information Center:
    +82-2-2148-4160 (English, Japanese)

    Jeongdok Library Tourist Information Center:
    +82-2-2148-4161 (English, Japanese, Chinese)

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