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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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  • This is the commercial tourist district of Seoul in the shadows of Gyeongbokgung Palace. This district is full with shops and restaurants for visitors. Some are the most trendy trinkets but some are....  more »
  • I would say Insadong is more of a Tourist focused shopping but a very pleasant experience. it can get a crazy crowd if you go during the weekend evening.  more »
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