Bukchon (Gahoe-dong)

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About the settlement       Bukchon (Gahoe-dong) is

approach to the village

housing site leaning on the rear hill

alley with a gentle slope

typical channel-shaped hanoks (Korean-style houses) with a countryard at center, viewed from a rooftop

alley for access to houses

narrow cul-de-sac, a kind of communal doorway

houses seated on a hilly site

courtyard open to south

from the doorway to the courtyard

traditional pots at the rearyard of a house