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Baek In-je's House, Seoul

#24 of 73 in Historic Sites in Seoul
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Baek In-je's House remains one of the few remaining modern-style traditional Korean houses in Seoul that provides a glimpse into the life of the early 20th-century Korean elite. The house dates to 1913 and features various Japanese elements, such as tatami rooms and wooden floors. The modern architectural touches include large glass windows as well as connected men's and women's quarters, which were kept strictly apart in traditional Korean houses. The museum sits on elevated grounds offering views over the village. Stroll around the spacious garden to fully appreciate the tranquility of the place. A visit to Baek In-je's House represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Seoul online sightseeing planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This is a small museum mansion. Built in 1913 by a pro-Japanese business tycoon, later bought by several people and in the end bought by Baek In Jae-an activist. The mansion has tatami room. Worth a.....  more »
  • This house is definitely small and a bit hard to locate (the entry point is on 7-gil, which looks like a little side street turnoff from the community center on the corner), but well worth the visit.....  more »
  • korean traditional home and really good for take a picture and visit
  • Very nice and free of charges.
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