Situated in a historic region of central Seoul, Insadong is a charming artsy neighborhood, oozing with traditional culture. Locals and tourists alike stroll the streets everyday, whether to browse for antiques and souvenirs, or indulge in Korean tea from delightful tea-rooms. Immerse yourself in the deep Korean roots, travel back in time and buy a thing or two for your friends back home!
What are on offer: Souviners, art, hangwa (traditional sweets), ceramics and antiques.
Location: Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Opening hours: 09:30 – 20:30, vary by store.
How to get there: Take subway line #3 to Anguk Station and leave from exit #6. Walk for 100m, then turn left. Alternatively, take subway line #1 to Anguk station, and leave from exit 3. Walk for 300m and turn left at the intersection. Walk for 100m and turn left onto Insadong-gil road.