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Insa-dong Street, Seoul, South Korea

 
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Distance from city center: 0.8mi
windykaty's pictureby windykaty Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 29th of September, 2010
Seoul's cultural scene, the Insa-dong Street, in the heart of the city is full of handicraft, antique and artwork shops. A true Mecca for visitors.

There are also several traditional cafe and tea shops where visitors can spend a few hours, relaxing and enjoying themselves. If you're lucky you might even catch a festival or some street performers dancing or something. :)

Address:
Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Price:
Free.

 
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