The 8 Best Photo Spots in Bukchon Hanok Village Seoul

South Korea, Seoul Guide (B): The 8 Best Photo Spots in Bukchon Hanok Village Seoul

Bukchon Hanok Village is one of the most visited places in Seoul – and with good reason! It’s easy to get lost in the narrow streets of Bukchon but if you want a clear overview and route, you should check out the most beautiful photo spots in the village, also called the 8 views of Bukchon.

Bukchon Hanok Village should be on every Seoul itinerary as it is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Seoul. It is situated on the top of a hill between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace, and Jongmyo Royal Shrine and consists of many narrow alleys, traditional Korean Hanok houses and showcases a 600-year-old urban environment. Bukchon used to be the residential quarter of high-ranking government officials and nobility during the Joseon Dynasty and comprises the neighborhoods of Wonseo-dong, Jae-dong, Gye-dong, Gahoe-dong, and Insa-dong.

Start your tour of the 8 views of Bukchon with this amazing view of Changdeokgung Palace. This beautiful complex is one of the “Five Grand Palaces” built by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty (1392–1897). ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The 8 Best Photo Spots in Bukchon Hanok Village Seoul
Guide Location: South Korea » Seoul
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Panoramic view of Changdeokgung Palace   Wonseo-dong Gongbang-gil   11 Gahoe-dong area   Downward alley in Gahoe-dong   Upward alley in Gahoe-dong   31 Gahoe-dong   Stone steps in Samcheong-dong  
Author: Linda Dunsmore
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