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Samcheongdong-gil Road

Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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Try hiking trail across Samcheong park

Samcheongdong-gil road is not big road. However, there are many attractive various flavor of small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simkang Simon L
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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
A visit to Samcheongdong is a must

This place is replete with history and has quaint cafes and boutiques that dot the narrow alleyways... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Trishlai
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Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
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"bukchon hanok village"
in 13 reviews
"gyeongbokgung palace"
in 11 reviews
"nice road"
in 4 reviews
"boutique shops"
in 4 reviews
"afternoon stroll"
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"hip place"
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"cute cafes"
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"anguk station"
in 5 reviews
"historical buildings"
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"must visit if you are"
in 2 reviews
"running man"
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"traditional korean"
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"lovely walk"
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"interesting things"
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"few hours"
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"folk museum"
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"waffles"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Samcheongdong-gil road is not big road. However, there are many attractive various flavor of small restaurants, coffee/dessert cafes and nice wine bars. Visitors can experience old Korean local houses of medium level of gently class. There is a nice small hiking trail starting from Samcheong...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This place is replete with history and has quaint cafes and boutiques that dot the narrow alleyways that never fail to surprise you with an unexpected dessert store or restaurant. My personal favourite is a dessert store that offers purple sweet potato ice cream that...More

Thank Trishlai
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

dotted with eclectic little shops and cafes, this street is a delight to wander. If you veer off to the right up the mountain, towards the embassy of Vietnam, you will find the entrance to the Samcheong Park. Go in and climb up the hill...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Samcheondong is a must visit if you are in Seoul simply because it combines a scenic stroll to Seoul's lovely hanok houses with retail and gourmet therapy. Don't forget to visit the countless unique cafes and restaurants situated along the road.

1  Thank Mei W
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Must visit this place for photo taking. There is a a lot of cafe and street foods here. A very famous nian-gao restaurant is here. Do not miss the restaurant if you are here! very delicious and reasonable price.

Thank sk840316
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This place is really gorgeous for an afternoon stroll with many shops and cafes along the street. The building is a mixture of old and new and the autumn colours make the area even more beautiful. Some of the coffee chain have interesting looking buildings....More

1  Thank JamieTanBK
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great place to spend few hours to walk around. Few great cafe places and you can buy some small but interesting things there. Both of my daughter hired and wore hanbok and walk around the area and the experience was fantastic.

Thank jcch1025
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great streets with many shops and restaurants. Buildings are historical looking. Very great views and easy to navigate.

Thank Timothy T
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

A mixture of modern and traditional Korean, this place is a fantastic exploration. Many unique and great cafe around the area. Best to be explored on foot.

1  Thank MHRYU
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

If you want to see the mixing of retro and modern things you will find walking this road interesting. There are many shops here, artisan shops, craftsmanships, bars, and restaurants. An interesting part of town.

Thank CirilB
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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
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Salawati A
22 November 2017|
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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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Captain808
26 December 2015|
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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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Milan K
27 December 2014|
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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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