Bukchon! A village glowing with beauty from Korean traditional houses or hanoks.
It is the only place to see and experience life in a hanok. Historical cultural resources, museums and workshops are seen amid the curvy alleys of Bukchon village.
Unhyeongung(Palace) → Bukchon Traditional Culture Center → Buddhist art museum → Han Sangsoo Embroidery Workshop → Gahoe Minhwa (folk paintings) Workshop → Donglim Maedeup Workshop → Hanok Experience Center → Seoul Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall
Unhyeongung(Palace) → Bukchon Traditional Culture Center → Seoul Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall → Lacquer Studio (Bukchon Chogo Workshop ) → World Jewellery Museum → Gyungeondang and Okchupdang of Jongchinbu
3 hours (Traditional culture experience sessions are not included)
* Since it takes many hours to complete the entire route, we recommend participating in experience-events separately from the tour.
Unhyeongung(Subway Line 3, Anguk Station Exit No. 4) in front of Sujiksa (Temple) - the right side after ticketing
Brief information about each facility.
|Each facilities||Brief information||Tel.|
|The Bukchon Traditional Culture Center||The Bukchon Traditional Culture Center is a real traditional hanok that consists of an anche, a haengrangche and a byeolche. Here you can experience courses on Korean music, tea ceremony, natural dyeing and knotting.||3707-8270|
|The Museum of Korean Buddhist Art||A collection of Korean Buddhist artworks are displayed and there are art classes for children every Saturday.||766-6000|
|The Han Sangsoo Embroidery Workshop||The collection of the Knotting works of Han Sangsoo, one of the national human treasures (for the traditional knotting skills as an intangible national treasure)||744-1545|
|The Gahoe Minhwa (folk paintings) Workshop||A collection of various Korean folk materials is put on display. Practice-experience courses are offered.||741-0466|
|The Seoul Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall||The twenty five masters nominated as national human treasures show the process of each craft.||747-0303|
|The World Jewellery Museum||Jewellerly pieces from all over the world are exhibited permanently. The building itself is worth a visit for its unique exterior view and beautiful decoration.||730-1610|
|Facility name||Tour fee|
|Unhyeongung (Palace)||700 won||300 won|
|The Museum of Korean Buddhist Art||3,500 won||2,000 won|
|The Gahoe Minhwa (folk paintings) Workshop||2,000 won||1,400 won|
|The Han Sangsoo Embroidery Workshop||2,000 won||1,400 won|
|The World Jewellery Museum||5,000 won||3,000 won|
* Holidays(Sundays) : The Korean Buddhist Art museum
* Holidays(Mondays) : The Gahoe Minhwa (folk paintings) Workshop, The Seoul Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Hall, The World Jewellery Museum
• Reservation : Make a reservation via the webpage three days ahead of your visit
* Groups: five days before the visit
• Confirmation : We send you a SMS to confirm your reservation & the webpage also has further information on your reservation.
• Language : Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese
• Hours of Operation : Koreans up to 10 people, foreigners: weekdays 10am, 2pm / weekends 10am, 2pm, 3pm
* The routes covering the areas of Gyeongbokgung(Palace), Jongmyo Royal Shrine, and Deoksugung(Palace) require
reservation for individual visitors (up to 20 persons))
* The Chinese tour guide is only available on Monday, Thursday, Sunday
- Individuals (Korean) more than 10 : 10am , 2pm on weekdays.