Baek In-je's House Museum, Seoul

Baek In-je's House Museum, Seoul

Baek In-je's House Museum is a cultural heritage site that is also a museum. This home belonged to Baek In-je, who fought for Korea's independence from the Japanese occupation. In addition to being a Korean patriot, Baek was a physician dedicated to studying blood disorders and rickets, making significant contributions to research on these conditions.

This house is an example of a modern hanok-style home that also boasts modern touches. One of the most exciting attributes the house has is a view of Bukchon Hanok Village. Another feature that visitors love is its spacious garden.

Connected men's and women's quarters contain many of the original furnishings. Visitors who tour this property will have a whole new perspective on what life was like during the Japanese colonial period. The architecture is also worthy of your time, as it reflects what was once a popular style in Seoul.

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Sight Name: Baek In-je's House Museum
Sight Location: Seoul, South Korea (See walking tours in Seoul)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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