Trendy Places in Seoul: Iksandong

Kim Yunkun Hi guys! Let me introduce to you to another hot trending place for the Koreans! This time the place is called Iksan-dong. Iksan-dong is the oldest Hanok(Korean traditional house) village in Seoul. Just an ordinary looking house in Iksan-dong may be over 100 years old. In 1920 during the period of Japapnese colonialism, […]

Ready for Another Hanok Village? Ikseon Hanok Village

In Seoul, you can see some Hanok villages in Seoul. Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을) and Namsan Hanok Village (남산한옥마을) are representative Hanok villages in Seoul. However, did you know that there is a Hanok village which became a hot place in Seoul nowadays? The answer is Ikseon Hanok Village (익선동한옥마을). It is the oldest Hanok […]

The Colours of Hanok and Seoul Tower

Photos by Mirela from Bulgaria

Bukchon Hanok Village

A must visit and strongly recommended place to see while in Seoul is Bukchon Hanok Village (서울 북촌한옥마을). This is Seoul’s representative traditional Korean residential area, reflecting 600 years of its history. It is situated between Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung palaces, making it an easy spot to find and tour around.   I’ve already been there […]