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Strolling Around Bukchon

By Theplaceswevebeen @petenewbury

Strolling Around Bukchon

The alleys and narrow streets of Bukchon will bring you back in time. It’s a great place to see how Seoulites of the past used to live.

Strolling Around Bukchon

The hanok villages are actually still occupied by some of Seoul’s residents.

Strolling Around Bukchon

The area is quite hilly. You should be prepared for inclines and stairs if you visit.

Strolling Around Bukchon

From this picture you can see how much Seoul has changed over the years. From the traditional roofs to the modern skyline.

Strolling Around Bukchon

Each house has either a wooden gate or a metal one and sometimes both.

Strolling Around Bukchon

Strolling Around Bukchon

Bukchon is always on the lists of places to visit in Seoul. It’s a great glimpse into the past while still seeing how Koreans use this space today.


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