Bukchon Hanok Village, surrounded by Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung, and Jongmyo, remains from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) to the present It is an area where Hanok, a traditional Korean house, is crowded.
This area, called “Bukchon” in the north of Cheonggyecheon and Jongno, was populated by royalty and nobility during the Joseon Dynasty.
Another popular hanok village, Iksondong Hanok Village, has a mix of old and new cultures, while Bukchon Hanok Village has a richer history and is unique to Hanok. Recommended for those who want to enjoy the traditional atmosphere.
Bukchon Hanok Village is located about 7 minutes from Exit 2 of Anguk Station on Subway Line 3.
For those who want to take a walk through the large Bukchon Hanok Village, go out Anguk Station Exit 3 and there is the “Bukchon Culture Center” about 200m away. Get maps and booklets that guide the Bukchon area here. Is recommended.
There are lots of rental shops for hanbok in the surrounding area, and cheap ones can be rented from 15,000 won, so you might want to try walking in Hanok Village wearing hanbok to create your travel memories.
Thanks to the people who still live there, the scenery of traditional hanoks is preserved. Let’s enjoy common sense so as not to inconvenience the residents.
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