Wednesday 29 April 2015

Travel: Bukchon Hanok Village

Hello everyone, I'm currently here in Milan Italy now and since I have a good wifi access, its time again to update some blog post. Just wanna share with you Bukchon Hanok Village located in Seoul South Korea, a place you shouldn't miss when you visit Seoul!

Bukchon Hanok Village is a traditional Korean village with a ruch cultural history situated near the famous palaces in Seoul. It's one of thr most visited tourist spot in South Korea according to a survey done by Seoul Metropolitan Government in November 2011. Just by sinply exploring the narrow streets of Bukchon Hanok Village, you'll be amazed by its architectural wonders and tourist will endlessly find Korean rich history to any conrner of this village. It is located near the Gyeongbokgung palace, Changdeokgung palace and Jongmyeo shrine. The name "Bukchon" originated from the word "northern village" as it is located north of 2 famous Seoul landmarks. 

Nowadays this traditional villages are mostly converted into cultural centres, coffee shops, restaurants and even guesthouses. We stroll around the village and found many unique souvenir shops, delectable Korean street foods and the Hue place coffee gallery abd shop here is also a must-try! So when you visit Korea, go the Bukchon Hanok Village and it's totally worth a visit!

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