Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Once the prime district to find antiques and ancient art, Insadong remains at the heart of Seoul's cafe culture. The main street, which the municipality blocks off on weekends to allow for safe pedestrian traffic, branches off into narrow alleys, lined with art galleries, teahouses, and garden restaurants. Traditional and modern Korean art are available for viewing and purchase at over 100 local galleries. Munch on taffy and pajeon (Korean pancake) from street vendors while you explore. To visit Insadong on your trip to Seoul, use our Seoul trip itinerary maker.
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My family and I walk this area several times a year. There are several stores to buy arts and crafts, restaurants, and historic areas close by. Should you be interested, one can rent traditional Korea... read more »
The place is like "Petaling Street" at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a place where you can buy souvenirs, craft and arts for friends. Nothing extraordinary, the streets are just like any normal street in th... read more »
Very cute area to visit, loads of little shops, coffee places, handicraft places, etc. Very korean style too. nice to wander around.
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