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Samcheongdong-gil Road

Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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A pleasant stroll!

Accidentally found this road on our quest to search for the Bukchon-Hanok Village as we walked from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
boo_tofu
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Beautiful place

The Road has a very beautiful view but such a very small tiny road. It has coffee shop and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
UglyCrazyPiggy
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Samcheongdong / Bukchon
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"bukchon hanok village"
in 13 reviews
"gyeongbokgung palace"
in 12 reviews
"nice road"
in 4 reviews
"boutique shops"
in 4 reviews
"afternoon stroll"
in 3 reviews
"cochon"
in 5 reviews
"early winter"
in 2 reviews
"hip place"
in 2 reviews
"anguk station"
in 5 reviews
"must visit if you are"
in 2 reviews
"running man"
in 2 reviews
"traditional korean"
in 2 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 2 reviews
"interesting things"
in 2 reviews
"few hours"
in 3 reviews
"folk museum"
in 2 reviews
"shopping street"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Accidentally found this road on our quest to search for the Bukchon-Hanok Village as we walked from the Gyeongbokgung Palace, and what a pleasant find indeed! Loved the quaintness of the ambience, a good mix of old (or rather ancient) Seoul with the new. It...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Road has a very beautiful view but such a very small tiny road. It has coffee shop and restaurant.

1  Thank UglyCrazyPiggy
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Walk past the road here from Gyeongbokgung palace to Buckhon Hanbok village, lots of interesting cafes , ice cream stall , eateries along the way . Love the vibe here

2  Thank kenkeh
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

It is a nice area to visit very unique area but the quality of the food at the restaurants are not very desireable.

1  Thank SFtoLA
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Samcheongdong-gil road is not big road. However, there are many attractive various flavor of small restaurants, coffee/dessert cafes and nice wine bars. Visitors can experience old Korean local houses of medium level of gently class. There is a nice small hiking trail starting from Samcheong...More

1  Thank Simkang Simon L
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This place is replete with history and has quaint cafes and boutiques that dot the narrow alleyways that never fail to surprise you with an unexpected dessert store or restaurant. My personal favourite is a dessert store that offers purple sweet potato ice cream that...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

dotted with eclectic little shops and cafes, this street is a delight to wander. If you veer off to the right up the mountain, towards the embassy of Vietnam, you will find the entrance to the Samcheong Park. Go in and climb up the hill...More

1  Thank Christine_sing
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Samcheondong is a must visit if you are in Seoul simply because it combines a scenic stroll to Seoul's lovely hanok houses with retail and gourmet therapy. Don't forget to visit the countless unique cafes and restaurants situated along the road.

1  Thank Mei W
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Must visit this place for photo taking. There is a a lot of cafe and street foods here. A very famous nian-gao restaurant is here. Do not miss the restaurant if you are here! very delicious and reasonable price.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This place is really gorgeous for an afternoon stroll with many shops and cafes along the street. The building is a mixture of old and new and the autumn colours make the area even more beautiful. Some of the coffee chain have interesting looking buildings....More

1  Thank JamieTanBK
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Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighbourhood was traditionally home to
Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
...More
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Salawati A
22 November 2017|
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Response from BeaBi | Reviewed this property |
Check the map and one thing very important, when do you want to go there - do not do it in rainy season.
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Captain808
26 December 2015|
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Response from Natasha M | Reviewed this property |
Take line 3 (orange line) subway. alight at Anguk station and go out from exit 2.
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Milan K
27 December 2014|
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Response from fuschial | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, you may wish to take a copy of the map at the Tourist Information Centre near the start of the walk to Bukchon Hanok Village. This is located about 1 block ahead from exit 2 of Anguk Station (subway line 3). The... More
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