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Korean Craft & Design Foundation Gallery Shop (KCDF 갤러리숍)

Korean Craft & Design Foundation Gallery Shop (KCDF 갤러리숍)

0m    17565     2020-05-06

8, Insadong 11-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-733-9041

The Korean Craft & Design Foundation Gallery Shop displays and sells high-quality Korean handicrafts, stamped with the UNESCO Seal of Excellence for Handicrafts. The shop possesses handicrafts by renowed master craftsmen and artists. Crafts have both practical and decorative uses.

Busan Sikdang (부산식당)

Busan Sikdang (부산식당)

14m    2034     2017-02-01

12, Insadong 11-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-733-5761

Busan Sikdang has been operated in one location since 1976. They offer clean and plain soup and properly-cooked rice prepared upon the customers' arrival.

Gukje Embroidery - Insa-dong Branch (국제자수원 3호점 (인사동))

Gukje Embroidery - Insa-dong Branch (국제자수원 3호점 (인사동))

59m    20547     2020-05-07

41, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-723-0830

Opened in 1979, Kukjae Embroidery specializes in embroidered crafts using traditional Korean patterns. Every product is delicately and elegantly crafted by master artisans. Kukjae Embroidery is known as a frequent destination of foreign dignitaries. It offers a seminar where international tourists can learn how to make embroidered crafts.

Insa-dong PR Center (인사동홍보관)

Insa-dong PR Center (인사동홍보관)

62m    18309     2017-07-26

19 Insadong 11-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-82-737-7890~1

Insa-dong PR Center opened in 2006 with the goal of providing accessible education for both domestic and international visitors to understand Korean traditions and history. It was built in what was once the private residence for Prince Uichin (1877-1955), one of the sons of Emperor Gojong (1852-1919).

Insa-dong PR Center also introduces the traditions and culture of Insa-dong, and provides tour pamphlets and tourist assistance in multiple languages (English, Japanese and Chinese). Visitors can try on hanbok (traditional costumes) and enjoy Wi-Fi within the facility.

Insadong Geujip (인사동그집)

Insadong Geujip (인사동그집)

67m    28076     2020-04-23

3, Insadong 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-737-0575

Insadong Geujip, located in the famous neighbourhood of Insadong, is a Korean fusion restaurant that is particularly well known for its traditional, yet unique interior. Along with “Insadong Seafood Rice,” and “Insadong Geujip On Rice”, diners can find a range of delicacies including Hanbang Bossam (Herbal Napa Wraps with Pork), Savory Seafood & Spring Onion Pancake, and Kimchi Parae Pancake on the menu.

The restaurant's specialty, Geujip On Rice, a sort of Bibimbab made with a variety of seafood, vegetables and edible flowers and mixed together with rice and a red pepper paste called gochujang. The basic serving size is large enough to feed two.

The restaurant is housed in an old hanok (Korean traditional house) and has been carefully renovated to preserve the house’s traditional feel. Indoor lights wrapped with hanji, Korean traditional paper, shine a soft glow over the entire dining area and add to the overall ambience.

Ssamzigil (쌈지길)

Ssamzigil (쌈지길)

71m    162369     2020-01-08

44, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-736-0088

Ssamzigil, opened on December 18, 2004, has been called the "Special Insa-dong within Insa-dong." This unique area was designed in such a way as to connect each charming level together in the form of a spiraling walkway. Enjoy window-shopping in the cozy stores until you reach the top, where you will arrive at Sky Garden. Here, you can get a extraordinarily clear view of the sky. Ssamzigil covers 42,700sq. ft. with over 70 shops including handicraft stores, souvenir shops, art galleries, restaurants, and more.

Seolleneun Majung(설레는마중)

Seolleneun Majung(설레는마중)

71m    5     2020-09-17

49 Insadong-gil Jongno-gu Seoul
+82-2-6954-2915

It is a store that sells both traditional Korean desserts and coffee. This cafe is located in Jongno-gu, Seoul. The most famous menu is rice cake.

Knife Gallery (나이프갤러리)

Knife Gallery (나이프갤러리)

72m    29044     2020-04-29

7, Insadong 9-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-735-4431

The only knife specialty museum in Korea, this Insa-dong gallery is home to over 6,000 knives from all over the world. They include traditional Korean and Japanese knives, Chinese knives, decorative knives, knives by famous artists, and knives shown in movies. There are a variety of knives for both daily and decorative uses. Customers who order custom knives may observe the entire manufacturing process.

Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄 김치간)

Museum Kimchikan (뮤지엄 김치간)

85m    22178     2019-08-19

35-4, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-6002-6456

Museum Kimchikan is a unique museum dedicated to kimchi and kimjang, the process of making kimchi which was designated as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The museum was also selected by CNN in March 2015 as one of the world’s top 11 food museums.
Visitors can learn the history of kimchi as well as learn and get a taste of the different types of kimchi. Audio guides in English, Japanese, and Chinese are available for international visitors and a guided tour of the museum by a docent is also available at designated times. Online reservation is available through the museum’s official website.

Gaeseong Mandu Koong (개성만두 궁)

Gaeseong Mandu Koong (개성만두 궁)

112m    19804     2019-08-02

11-3, Insadong 10-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-733-9240

Gaeseong Mandu Koong has served Gaeseong-style mandu (dumplings) for more than 30 years. The elderly proprietor, who fled south during the Korean War runs this restaurant with the help of her granddaughters. Characterized by its delicate taste, Gaeseong mandu stuffing consists of pork and various vegetables such as Chinese cabbage and pumpkin. This restaurant's mandu is so popular that it sometimes gets sold out even before evening. Typical menu includes mandu-jeongol (hot pot) and mandu-guk (soup). The hot pot is made of various ingredients including mandu, rice cakes, mushrooms, and meat, and serves two to three persons. For several persons, it's recommended to eat bossam (boiled meat slices wrapped in lettuce leaves or kimchi) and Korean-style pancakes.

Templestay Information Center (템플스테이 홍보관)

83m    16193     2019-12-18

56, Ujeongguk-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-2031-2000

Templestay Information Center offers various information and services regarding templestays and temple meals for domestic and international visitors. The center also operates traditional cultural experiences, such as talking time with a Buddhist monk, tea ceremonies, and more for an indepth understanding of Korean Buddhism.

Sarangchae (사랑채)

110m    9682     2016-12-30

6, Insadong 16-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-737-1155

Sarangchae is located in Insa-dong, one of the most famous neighborhoods visited by tourists. Majority of the restaurant's customers are foreigners, and they offer reasonably priced Korean dishes that are highly popular among foreign visitors.