Bukchon Hanok Village

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Located near Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung Palaces, Bukchon Hanok Village upkeeps traditional Joseon architecture and style for all of its shops, restaurants, and guest houses. There are also plenty of kimchi jars fermenting the national dish in the traditional way.

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Tourists will get a kick out of wandering through the ancient alleyways of this section of Seoul, only to turn the corner and see modern the modern architecture of Cheonggyecheon, Jongno, or Namsan staring back at them.