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Gahoe Museum: voyage to ancient Korea

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Tucked away in a small alley, this hanok (traditional house) converted into a museum is a must-see for all lovers of ancient Korean art.


Despite its small size, this museum constitutes a real trompe-l'oeil, because it contains some 2,000 paintings, amulets, and books, each worthy of careful analysis, that together provide a comprehensive overview of centuries of Korean history and culture. Art workshops are part of the programme, teachingtraditional Korean art techniques like fan painting, woodcut printing, and amulet stamping. A delicious cup of green tea awaits at the end of the visit.


Musée Gahoe

17 Bukchon-ro 12-gil

Jongno-gu

Seoul


+82 (0)2 7410 466


www.gahoemuseum.org


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