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Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul

Wanting to see another side of Seoul? Bukchon Hanok Village is a traditional Korean village in the Gye-Dong neighbourhood. This 600-year old village from the Joseon Dynasty┬áhas been preserved and though it is now a destination for tourists, many locals still live in the historic houses along the various narrow alleyways. This was one of my favourite sights in Seoul – the village has history, cute houses, intriguing alleyways, and is just all-around really interesting.

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