Timeless Romance: Our Retreat to Kitamura Hanok in Bukchon Hanok Village

Welcome to our couple travel blog! In this post, we’re excited to share our journey to Kitamura Hanok, a place where tradition and romance come together to create an unforgettable experience. Join us as we recount our visit to this hidden gem, tucked away in the heart of South Korea.

Kitamura Hanok: A Glimpse into Tradition:

Kitamura Hanok is a haven of traditional Korean architecture and culture, located in the Bukchon Hanok Village of Seoul. It offers couples a unique opportunity to step back in time and immerse themselves in the rich heritage of South Korea.

Our Couple Adventure:

  1. Seoul’s Enchanting Streets: As we arrived in Seoul, we were greeted by the bustling city streets and the blend of modernity with tradition. Our anticipation grew as we made our way to the historic Bukchon Hanok Village.
  2. The Entrance to Kitamura: Kitamura Hanok welcomes guests with its charming wooden gate and a picturesque courtyard. The moment we stepped inside, we felt like we had entered a different era.
  3. Our Private Hanok: Our hanok, a traditional Korean house, was a serene and beautifully preserved dwelling. The sliding doors, intricate wooden furnishings, and the warm, earthy color palette created a cozy and inviting atmosphere.

Hanok Experience:

  1. Tea Ceremony: Our visit began with a traditional Korean tea ceremony, where we learned about the history and significance of tea in Korean culture. We savored delicate tea and appreciated the calm and meditative ambiance of the room.
  2. Hanbok Experience: Kitamura Hanok offers the chance to wear hanbok, traditional Korean attire. We dressed in colorful and elegant hanbok, feeling like royalty as we strolled through the hanok’s courtyard and nearby Bukchon Hanok Village.
  3. Candlelit Dinner: The highlight of our visit was a candlelit dinner served in our private hanok. The multi-course meal featured authentic Korean dishes prepared with locally sourced ingredients. The intimate setting and exquisite flavors made it a romantic and memorable evening.

Bukchon Hanok Village Exploration:

  1. Strolling Through History: The Bukchon Hanok Village, with its winding alleys and well-preserved hanoks, provided a fantastic backdrop for leisurely walks and exploration. We found ourselves taking countless photographs and enjoying the serenity of the village.
  2. Culture and Art: The village is not only home to hanoks but also to various art galleries and cultural centers. We immersed ourselves in the local art scene and admired the work of contemporary and traditional Korean artists.


Our retreat to Kitamura Hanok was a journey into the heart of South Korean tradition and culture. The experience allowed us to connect with the country’s rich heritage and provided a perfect setting for romance and relaxation.

If you’re seeking a unique and immersive travel experience as a couple, Kitamura Hanok in Seoul offers a wonderful blend of tradition, history, and romance. We hope our story inspires you to explore this hidden gem and make beautiful memories with your loved one. Thank you for joining us on this enchanting journey!