Hanok. Ha-what? A traditional Korean house. Before leaving Seoul Guesthouse, where we stayed for two nights, we took a walk thru Bukchon hanok village, a stone's throw away from the guesthouse...okay, maybe a long and strong throw.
A traditional village in a modern city
In the residential area, remember to keep voices down. In Bukchon, you will also find museums, workshops, galleries, and coffee shops. Learn more about Bukchon here.
A coffee shop in Bukchon
Bukchon is located between the two palace complexes: Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung. If you don't believe me and just have to see for yourself, here's a map of Bukchon.
While you're in the area, why don't you drop by:
Insadong (shopping)Cheonggyecheon (stream)
South Korea Series:To the North We Go...Almost
Strolling, Collecting Sights
A Dose of History: Gyeongbokgung
Double Dose of History: Changdeokgung & Huwon
Photo Stop: Bukchon Hanok Village (you're here!)
Care For Some Coffee?
Step Back in Time at the Folk Village
Trick Eye Museum
N Seoul Tower
What's in a (Business) Name? Korea
This Little Mustache Went to (Namdaemun) Market
At the Outskirts: Petite France and Namisum
Hunting for Cherry Blossoms at Yeouido Park
Can't Pronounce It So I Stuffed It in My Mouth
The Most Important Question