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[Lee Kyong-hee] A land developer’s passion for Korean script
[Lee Kyong-hee] A land developer’s passion for Korean script
ViewpointsSept 30, 2020
Tourists flock to Bukchon Hanok Village, perpetuating the must-see reputation of the Seoul enclave. The small Korean-style houses lining narrow alleyways are cultural magnets, pulling in sightseers from home and abroad. Many of the residents don traditional Korean garb to perhaps recapture the backdrops of popular serials and movies shot in the neighborhood. This, of course, was before the COVID-19 pandemic froze travel and tourism. The tourist boom in Bukchon began with the first ripples of H