About Bukchon Hanok Village

Home to hundreds of traditional houses called Hanok, Bukchon Hanok Village is located on the top of a hill between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace, and Jongmyo Royal Shrine. The village has lots of alleys, Hanok and is preserved to show a 600-year-old urban history. It dates back to the Joseon Dynasty. Two significant landmarks of Seoul - Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno surround the village. As of now, many Hanoks operate as tea houses, restaurants, guesthouses, and cultural centers. If you want to experience the traditional Korean culture and immerse yourself into it, this village is a must visit.

Must See

  • Folk Paintings
  • Amulets
  • Classical Books
  • Traditional Folding Screens
  • Buddhist Artworks
  • Beautifully Preserved Paintings
  • Sculptures
  • Crafts and Ritual Items
  • Embroidery Themed Folk Art
  • Workshops

How to reach

The easiest way to get to Bukchon Hanok Village is by taking the subway (Line 3, Exit 3) to Anguk Station. The fare is 1,350 KRW for 10 km of travel. Go straight for about 300 m to arrive at Bukchon Hanok Village. 

Tips

  • Stay hydrated.
  • Use sunscreen.
  • Wear flipflops to walk comfortably.
  • Respect the Korean culture.
  • Visit cultural centers. 
  • Get friendly with the locals to explore the culture even better. 
  • Don't smoke or drink publicly. 

Visit Time

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.              

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours

 

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Weather

Overcast Clouds 27.91°C

 

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