Seoul Travel Guide: Namsangol Hanok Village

Touring Seoul’s many grand palaces is a must for the history buff, it is an essential experience while in Korea. However, to truly experience Korean history and its culture, one must also visit a traditional folk village. And Namsangol Hanok Village is an excellent introduction to the life, and culture of the common Korean citizen during the Joseon era. Located at the northern foot of Namsan Mountain, the Namsangol Hanok Village was constructed so that visitors could get a glimpse into the lives of traditional Koreans. During Joseon era, this area of the city was referred to as Jeonghakdong, or …