Korean New Year @ Namsangol Hanok Village

It’s Lunar New Year’s eve, best wishes to everyone who’s celebrating it. I’ll be taking a blogging-break, updates will resume by around February 14.

Till then, sharing some photos from last year’s Seollal (Korean New Year) when I was in Seoul, at the Namsangol Hanok Village in Jung-gu…

Korean New Year at Namsangol Hanok Village, Seoul
Traditional performances at Namsangol Hanok Village during Seollal

Namsangol Hanok Village is a cultural village with five restored traditional Korean houses and huge garden. Visitors can experienced various traditional stuff (arts & games etc.) on normal days; and it’s a popular place for the locals to celebrate Seollal, with extra activities being held during the festive period.

Korean New Year food at Namsangol Hanok Village
Festive food – rice wine and kimchi-seafood pancake (not FOC)

Traditional Korean house at Namsangol Hanok Village
Traditional Korean house

Making New Year wishes at Namsangol Hanok Village
Make a wish

Making Korean rice cakes at Namsangol Hanok Village
Making traditional rice cakes at Namsangol Hanok Village
Making traditional Korean rice cakes

Namsangol Hanok Village, Seoul, South Korea
Frozen pond at Namsangol Hanok Village, Seoul
Somewhere around the corner, and a frozen pond

Korean girl at Namsangol Hanok Village, Seoul
Little girl in her own world

Happy New Year :)

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