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Ihwa Mural Village

706 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Liked by 78
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 49 Naksan 4-gil, Ihwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

What people are saying:

Ihwa Mural Village is an artistic little area, the most famous piece of wall art must have been the angel wings where you can find in most Instagram post. I would suggest to hike up just a bit to enjoy a different kind of art from the nature.

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  • katfuz
    All Over...

    Charming streets filled with murals

    I really enjoyed walking around here and checking out the various wall murals, artsy corners as well as traditional houses and stores. Had a nice bingsu - shaved ice korean dessert with red beans to c...

    Reviewed on /Date(1593266010000+0800)/
  • BillNabilah
    Sepang, Malaysia

    Beautiful village

    Noisy tourists has become a big issues here. There are not much see anymore. A lot of murals are cleared by the residents. But still, it is a cute village with cute restaurants to dine in.

    Reviewed on /Date(1584243264000+0800)/
  • thisgal1213

    Lost in a beautiful cute village`

    I reached Ihwa Mural Village around 5.30pm via Naksan Park (almost to sunset). Not much crowd which is lovely and i had the opportunity to just sit at one of the stairs waiting for sunset. it was calm...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583328267000+0800)/
  • HelenD2030

    Not much to see anymore.

    Most of the murals are already faded. The neighborhood is clean but there is really nothing much to see anymore. There are also vandals written by the residents that they dont like tourist coming an...

    Reviewed on /Date(1575880193000+0800)/
  • 285lawk

    Hilly walk up

    Be prepared for a strenuous walk up a 45deg incline steep slope as u walk from the subway station to Ihwa Mural Village and Naksan Park. The murals are scattered far apart throughout the village so b...

    Reviewed on /Date(1575402121000+0800)/

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Additional Information


Ihwa Mural Village is a small village on the east side of Naksan Park. Artists have drawn various paintings on the steps and walls of the village, such as flowers and a mini version of the Avengers. The village used to be poor. Later, the government got dozens of artists to come and decorate the village. Part of the drama series "Rooftop Prince" was shot here. The famous Carp Step is the shooting site of the scene with the prince and Park Ha.
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