Korean Hanok Villages are not only great for learning about Korean traditional architecture, culture, and history, but also absolutely beautiful which makes it a perfect Instagrammable spot, especially if you are wearing hanbok, Korean traditional attire.

Find out more about 5 Major Hanok Villages in Korea and enjoy the nearby activities and tours that will leave you with unforgettable memories.

1. Bukchon Hanok Village

  • Address: 37, Gyedong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of Korean traditional houses, ‘hanok’, that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name ‘Bukchon’ literally means ‘northern village’ so the village is situated close to the prominent landmarks of northern Seoul, such as Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno.

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2. Korean Folk Village

  • Address: 90, Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do

The Korean Folk Village, also known as the Korean Folk Village Museum or the Korean Folk Village Theme Park, is a popular tourist attraction located in Yongin, South Korea, just outside of Seoul. It offers visitors a glimpse into traditional Korean culture and lifestyle.

Established in 1974, the Korean Folk Village aims to preserve and showcase the country’s cultural heritage. It spans over 243 acres and features around 270 traditional Korean houses from various regions and different periods of history. The village is designed to resemble a typical Korean village from the late Joseon Dynasty, which was the last dynasty of Korea that lasted from the late 14th century to the late 19th century.

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3. Jeonju Hanok Village

  • Address: 99, Girindae-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do


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Jeonju Hanok Village is located in the city of Jeonju and there are over 800 traditional houses in the village. It was created by people who gathered to live against the Japanese colonial who tried to destroy the Jeonju fortress and invade the residential area in the 1930s. Many hanoks are now transformed into guesthouses, galleries, tea houses, and restaurants.

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4. Andong Hahoe Folk Village

  • Address: 186, Jeonseo-ro, Pungcheon-myeon, Andong-si, Gyeongbuk


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Hahoe Folk Village is undoubtedly the most famous tourist attraction in Andong. It’s designated as a UNESCO World Heritage under the category of “Historic Villages in Korea”. You can have a great chance to get a glimpse of the traditional Korean culture, architecture, religion, and lifestyle in the 15~16th century. If you go to Buyongdae Cliff, you’ll get to witness the breathtaking panoramic view of the village!

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5. Jeju Folk Village

  • Address: 631-34, Minsokhaean-ro, Pyoseon-myeon, Seogwipo-si

Jeju Folk Village is perfectly preserved to maintain its original form and you can experience the old Jeju with its rich and diverse cultural heritage and learn about its turbulent historical background. Get to experience Jeju’s unique lifestyle by taking part in traditional crafts, such as wood carving and pottery. Take pictures against the beautiful backdrop of traditional stone and clay houses!

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1. Gyeongju Yangdong  Village

  • Address: 125, Yangdong-ri, Gangdong-myeon, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongbuk

Gyeongju Yangdong Village is Korea’s largest traditional village, showcasing the traditional culture of the Joseon Dynasty and the beautiful natural surroundings. Thanks to its abundant and well-preserved cultural heritage, the entire village is designated as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site.

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2. Gyeongju Gyochon Traditional Village

  • Address: 59-3, Gyo-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongbuk


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Gyochon Traditional Village is a hanok village in Gyeongju and visitors can see the House of the Gyeongju Choi Clan. People can also enjoy the beauty of Korean traditional houses as well as participate in various traditional activities, such as the hanbok experience, Korean traditional sauce making, and many more.

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3. Namsangol Hanok Village

  • Address: 28, Toegye-ro 43-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul

Namsangol Hanok Village is located in the central district of Seoul and consists of Korean-style houses, a Korean traditional garden with a pavilion and a pond, and the Time Capsule Plaza. It’s an excellent place to understand the daily life of people from different social classes back in the Joseon Dynasty.

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4. Eunpyeong Hanok Village

  • Address: 193-14, Jingwan-dong, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul

Eunpyeong Hanok Village is in Jingwan-dong, Eunpyeong-gu, and it was established in 2014 as the largest neo-hanok residential complex in Seoul. It’s a perfect place to capture the serene and picturesque landscape of Bukhansan Mountain as a backdrop of the modern hanoks. There are many trendy cafes where you can appreciate the mountain views.

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5. Songdo Hanok Village

  • Address: 180, Technopark-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon

Songdo Hanok Village is a complex that has several restaurants and cafes in Hanok-style buildings, located in Songdo International Business District. It’s right next to Songdo Central Park and Gyeongwonjae Ambassador Incheon, which is a luxurious Hanok-style hotel. Although it’s not a traditional village with a long history, it’s definitely worth a visit when visiting Songdo!

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