Gahoe Minhwa Workshop

Gwanghwamun & Jongno-gu

Housing a large collection of amulets and folk paintings this combined house museum and cultural centre also offers classes teaching traditional painting, which can be done as a print or on a T-shirt.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Gwanghwamun & Jongno-gu attractions

1. Choong Ang High School

0.11 MILES

The Gothic-style early-20th-century buildings of this campus are recognised as part of Seoul's built cultural heritage and provide a nice contrast with…

2. Simsimheon

0.12 MILES

This modern hanok was rebuilt using traditional methods on the site of two older ones to create a home with museum grandeur that gives a rare opportunity…

3. Another Way of Seeing


Running a program to support art education and activities for the blind, Another Way of Seeing is a gallery where the thought-provoking exhibitions…

4. Bukchon Traditional Culture Center

0.23 MILES

There's an informative exhibition about hanok homes and the Bukchon area, housed in this larger-than-average hanok. It's generally unstaffed but sometimes…

5. World Jewellery Museum

0.23 MILES

The well-lit displays of this private jewellery collection prove that small is beautiful. The pieces were amassed from around the world over three decades…

6. Jeongdok Public Library

0.24 MILES

The small quiet park in front of the public library is a great spot for viewing cherry blossoms in spring and the yellowing leaves of ginkgo trees in…

7. Bukchon Hanok Village

0.26 MILES

Meaning ‘North Village’, Bukchon, between Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung, is home to around 900 hanok, Seoul’s largest concentration of these traditional…

8. Artsonje Center

0.27 MILES

Founded in 1998, Artsonje supports experimental art, runs workshops and has lectures as well as an annual Open Call for new works. Also here is a cafe and…