There are many ways to describe hanok: majestic, palatial, traditional, you name it.
While you may not hail from a K-drama chaebol family with multiple hanok mansions...
There are plenty of restaurants around Korea to accommodate all your hanok yearnings.
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...now the gathering spot for anyone in need of a brief respite.
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Here, you can enjoy the juiciest, fattest samgyetang (soup with whole, stuffed chicken).
Far on the outskirts of the bustling city lies nature's refuge.
AKA the prettiest traditional tea house tucked away from the beaten path.
It's not everyday that you get to literally get to feast like an emperor.
While the decor screams unmistakably Korean, none of that watered down caffeine here.
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But when a bibimbap spread is your reward, who cares about a little physical exertion?
Now here's a funky little introduction to a funky little joint.
Heaven looks something like German beer in a Korean hanok-style house.
Another spot where you can take a breather from the raucous mess of reality.
Enjoy a sweet treat of red bean rice cake while you're at it.
Whimsical wishing wells, verdant green, and wooden beams: a lesson in film set aesthetics.
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Traditional afternoon tea at Samcheong-dong's Hanok Village: Korean upon Korean.
MmmMMM now this is what I'm talking about.
HANOK TOUR 2K17, rain or shine, sunlight or hailstorm: here we come.