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Insadong, Seoul

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. Plan my trip to Seoul with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • Great place to hang out for a couple hours and just take in new encounters with delight. Every step is a new adventure here with people, culture, history, art, and the tacky.  more »
  • Insadong was a place where we could feel the traditional beauty of Korea. And Ssamji-gil in Insadong was a really beautiful place. There were colorful lanterns everywhere. I went to a cafe in...  more »

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