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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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  • Walk around Insadong can be quite relaxing if you are not there on the weekend when it’s really packed with tourists. Insadong is a traditional area of Seoul full of cafes, traditional stores and rest...  more »
  • Based on my observation as the common tourist, Insadong is a nice street for a stroll. There is quite a number of art galleries and restaurants. I like the weeping willows dotted all along the streets...  more »
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