a tourist taking a photograph of traditional timber frame houses with his mobile phone in Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul, Korea

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a tourist taking a photograph of traditional timber frame houses with his mobile phone in Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul, Korea
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Seoul Bukchon Hanok Village is situated in the old part of Seoul, the north of the river Han. This village is one of the few remaining areas in Korea where old traditional architecture with timber framed and clay roof tiled houses can be found. The village is very popular among tourists, in particular Japanese and Chinese. All the Royal Palaces are in the vicinity of this village.