The Land of Symbols: Korean Roof Tiles

The Chinese meaning of Joseon (morning/calm/sun) corresponds with the countryside of Bukchon Hanok Village very well. Bukchon Hanok Village vividly displays traditional Korean architecture, including the eye-catching Hanok (Korean Traditional House) with its ceramic roofs. The roofs reflect traditional Asian architecture characteristics, which are completely different from Western architecture. In this country where ceramics are regarded as part of then national cultural heritage, there are a myriad of enchanting examples.