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Photo Stop: Bukchon Hanok Village

By Mustachio @mustachio2011
Hanok. Ha-what? A traditional Korean house. There are only two hanok villages in Seoul that Google has revealed to me: Bukchon and Namsangol.
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.
Photo Stop: Bukchon Hanok Village 
Photo Stop: Bukchon Hanok Village
Photo Stop: Bukchon Hanok Village A traditional village in a modern cityIn 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.
Photo Stop: Bukchon Hanok VillageA 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:
Gyeongbokgung (palace)
Changdeokgung (palace)Huwon (garden)Changgyeonggung (palace)Jongmyo ShrineInsadong (shopping)Cheonggyecheon (stream)
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Strolling, Collecting Sights 
A Dose of History: Gyeongbokgung
Double Dose of History: Changdeokgung & Huwon
Photo Stop: Bukchon Hanok Village (you're here!)

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