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Bukchon, Seoul
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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 went there by accident and found out that it's one of attractions once we've been there. Amazing architecture, tiny, steep streets, beautiful roofing, wooden gates and little walls surrounding each...  more »
  • Very subdued old neighborhood where you can still see what Seoul used to look like before modernization. Takes about an hour to walk through it. It's nothing spectacular but a convenient location to a...  more »
  • It is a great place to stroll if you want to know the Korean house that is actually with people living inside. It has a lot of walkings to do and the area is flooded with tourists in rented hanbok, so...  more »