Nestled between two major palaces, Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung, lies Bukchon Hanok Village.
It is home to hundreds of traditional houses called ‘hanok’ that dates back to the Joseon Dynasty.
A true living museum to experience in the heart of the city, as it contain tangible cultural assets, historical locations, and important folklores of Korean history.
This tour consists of both villages of Bukchon which are Bukchon West & East.
Bukchon East is located next to Changdeokgung Palace.
A charming and quieter area compared to Bukchon West as it strays away from the main crowd and tucked into the neighborhood of Gahoe-dong.
Gahoe means “joyful meeting” in Korean, perfect for a neighborhood with residents live closely together in hanoks.
This area is a hanok residential district and has many facilities offering traditional cultures and architectures.
Bukchon West is located right next to Gyeongbokgung.
This area consists both old and new buildings of Korean Architecture such as the Musuem of Modern and Contemporary Art and Bukchon Hanok Village.
The atmosphere is more lively and dynamic compared to the Bukchon East.
Bukchon West remains a favorite location by many locals and tourists, even during the Joseon Dynasty because it is closer to the main palace.
You will get to experience the atmosphere of the past by entering traditional culture centers, visiting patriot’s houses and discovering secret alleyways.
Meeting point location
> Anguk station, Seoul Subway line 3 and Exit 1.
> places you will get to visit are Go Hui Dong’s House (Korean Artist), Old Laundry Site, Alleyways of Gahoe-dong, Baik In Je’s House, Jogye Shrine, Gwanghwamun, Palpan-dong, Bukchon Hanok Village and many more! (This tour cover Bukchon east and west all together)
> 120 minutes
> 80,000 per passenger
> A 50% discount is applied to a child from 4 to 6 years old
> A child under 4 years of age may ride along with adults for no additional cost