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Tribal treasures

Maybe a bit pricey considering the entry fee to the palaces is half of this museum, but it's... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
Leeyong S
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Luang Prabang, Laos
via mobile
Amazing collection in a small space

This collection is even more amazing when you read about how it was collected. As a diplomatic... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2013
MigiMigi
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Los Angeles, California
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9 Oct 2015
“Tribal treasures”
19 Dec 2013
“Amazing collection in a small space”
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Maybe a bit pricey considering the entry fee to the palaces is half of this museum, but it's privately run and charming. Lots of tribal jewellery on the ground floor and then art deco and more western designs upstairs. Strangely nothing from Korea but still...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2013

This collection is even more amazing when you read about how it was collected. As a diplomatic family, the Kim's traveled all around the world, many pieces were collected during these travels. The personal story of how the collection started is as worth exploring as...More

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Samcheongdong / Bukchon
This historic neighbourhood was traditionally home to
Seoul’s middle and upper-classes. Now it’s most famed
for its clusters of beautiful, traditional Korean
homes (called hanok), many of which are found in
Bukchon. Many of these homes have now been converted
into restaurants, cafes, shops, and even guesthouses,
and their unique architecture offers a look at Korea’s
traditional beauty. Samcheongdong’s main and side
...More
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