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Bukchon! :)

Bukchon Hanok amazed me everytime I went here. It gives me the feeling of being old in the city... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
enjhelo13
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Metro Manila, Philippines
Not as good as it used to be, but still great street of cafes

This road is located near the presidential office and prime minister's home. Therefore, it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TravelingLia
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Seoul, South Korea
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Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 June 2014

You can start your journey way before getting to Samcheong-dong. This is a beautiful walk. Start from the top of Insadong-gil. Actually just follow the crowds. Cross the main street Yulgok-ro and enter what looks like a private drive. It actually is not, rather a...More

6  Thank bob2bkk
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Again, this is one of the areas in Seoul highly recommended by blogs/people etc. Its actually really close by Gyeongbuk Palace (just beside it) but it’s abit of a long walk from the main entrance. The streets are really pretty and we took a lot...More

2  Thank lilmizsara
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bukchon Hanok amazed me everytime I went here. It gives me the feeling of being old in the city. Overall, Goblin Korean Drama locations is a must.

Thank enjhelo13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This road is located near the presidential office and prime minister's home. Therefore, it is completely safe with a lot of police. There are many Korean-Western fusion style cafe and restaurants. It is fun to walk through the streets and find neat gift shops.

1  Thank TravelingLia
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Samcheongdong-gil-road is a balanced mix of both traditional & modern architecture. Peaceful street lined with cafes, museums, art galleries and antique shops. Each art gallery has its own unique architectural design. Walls have some interesting graffiti. Perfect place to take a stroll and enjoy a...More

Thank SoniNavneetRai
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Lovely walk thru small streets with incredible timber houses.Plenty of places for drink or food.Good prices for Seoul.

Thank PeterC7505
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This road is not far from the Gyeongbokgung Palace. It is continuing until Insadong. Along the road it is possible to find many interesting shops, art galleries, restaurants and cafes. Also, generally it is possible to see some street activities or market places. Prices in...More

5  Thank Okarahan
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

A lively street with cafe, restaurants and clothing shops. It’s enroute to the bukchon hanok. So plan your trip to include this in your itinerary.

1  Thank KhiamYeongH
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This road has plenty of interesting looking shops, great cafes and restaurants and heaps of cool art galleries. It is close to Gyeongbokgung Palace and some tourists wander around here in their rental hanbok outfits. It's a very chilled place to spend a few hours.

1  Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Its close to the Gyeongbokgung Palace. After a lot of walking in the palace, we were very tired to walk here. So we drove around in the car. Its nice little street for a pleasant walk if weather is good. You can see the Bukchon...More

1  Thank sbh_nomad
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Accidentally found this road on our quest to search for the Bukchon-Hanok Village as we walked from the Gyeongbokgung Palace, and what a pleasant find indeed! Loved the quaintness of the ambience, a good mix of old (or rather ancient) Seoul with the new. It...More

1  Thank boo_tofu
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Road has a very beautiful view but such a very small tiny road. It has coffee shop and restaurant.

1  Thank UglyCrazyPiggy
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Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighbourhood was traditionally home to
Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
...More
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Salawati A
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Response from BeaBi | Reviewed this property |
Check the map and one thing very important, when do you want to go there - do not do it in rainy season.
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Response from Natasha M | Reviewed this property |
Take line 3 (orange line) subway. alight at Anguk station and go out from exit 2.
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Response from fuschial | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, you may wish to take a copy of the map at the Tourist Information Centre near the start of the walk to Bukchon Hanok Village. This is located about 1 block ahead from exit 2 of Anguk Station (subway line 3). The... More
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