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Bukchon, Seoul
(4.2/5 based on 3,000+ reviews on the web)
Explore a 600-year-old urban area composed of traditional Korean houses at Bukchon. Constructed during the reign of the Joseon Dynasty, the village consists of many neighborhoods which were uses as a residential quarter for nobles and high-ranking government officials. Go on a guided tour to explore the narrow streets and visit cultural and hospitality facilities, such as workshops, museums, restaurants, and cafes. With more than half a million visitors yearly, you will need to book a reservation at least three days prior to your visit. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Bukchon by using our Seoul trip itinerary planner.
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  • We stayed on one of these traditional houses that was converted into a hotel/homestay. Really lovely experience to be in such a cosy home. The owner was very helpful and upgraded us to a room that had...  more »
  • A staple of Seoul not only for the rather atypical ballad between traditional houses and for some splendid but also for the shops of designers and trinkets of all kinds that really stand out from the rest of the shops of the city. Personally I liked a lot and I found very friendly and smiling Koreans in this neighborhood
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  • Actually this village wasn't what I expected. I didn't see anything really exciting about this place. I do not recommend