Bukchon Hanok Village
Steps away from Samcheong-dong is the vibrant cultural village of Bukchon Hanok. This was the former residential area of people who worked in the palace. Today it is a national heritage site. The traditional architecture has been well preserved, including the wooden house frames, grey stones and shingled pitched roofs.
Before you start walking you should go to the village tourist information centre and get a map of the surrounding area. From there you can hit the landmarks like Bukchon Traditional Cultural Center, Seoul Museum of Chicken Art, and certain houses that have workshops in flower arranging, Korean language, and other professional skills. This is makes it an ideal place to learn about traditional Korean culture. An interesting thing to note are the floor signs that indicate good photo taking spots (no missed selfie opportunities!) but be careful and keep the volume down, as it is still a residential area. More Info
: Take the metro to Anguk Station. Take exit 2 and walk about 300 metres.