Rakkojae Seoul Bukchon [락고재 서울/樂古齋]

Bride of the Century (2014); Bel Ami (2013-14); My Name Is Kim Sam-Soon (2005)

Choi Kang-joo’s (Lee Hong-ki of F.T. Island) mother Kim Myeong-hee (Kim Seo-ra) visits the family’s fortune teller at this place in episode 5 of Bride of the Century (백년의 신부) (CSTV, 2014).

Taoist Fairy Il-rek (Kim Ye-won) ‘Electric Fairy’ is located at this venue —appearing as ‘Electric Fairy’— and CEO Jack Hee (So Yu-jin) comes here in episode 2 of Bel Ami/Pretty Man/Pretty Boy/Beautiful Man (예쁜남자) (KBS2, 2013-14).

This is the hostel where Dr. Henry Kim (Daniel Henney) stays in My Name is Kim Sam-Soon/My Lovely Sam Soon (내 이름은 김삼순) (MBC, 2005) – as seen, for instance, in episode 6.

Movie Filmed Here

Rough Cut (영화는 영화다) (2008)

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RakKoJae Seoul [락고재/樂古齋 or 락고재 서울 북촌 한옥호텔] —also stylized Rok Ko Jae meaning ‘a house to enjoy the old’—, opened in 2003, is a hanok guesthouse, run by Rakkojae Hanok Hotels. For the guesthouse, a 130 years old hanok, which once housed the old Jindan Academic Society (진단학회/震檀學會) and was converted and restored into a guesthouse by the renowned South Korean carpenter Jeong Young-jin (정영진).

This guesthouse is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Gahoe [Gahoe-dong/가회동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구], that makes up Bukchon Hanok Village [북촌한옥마을]

218 Bukchon-ro 6-gil, Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 종로구 가회동 218
Geolocation: 37.5802594, 126.985984

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 2 or 3

— submitted by Marion KDL; last 21/05/2022

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