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Tteul Gwa Dawon (뜰과다원)

Tteul Gwa Dawon (뜰과다원)

0m    4490     2019-11-12

6-4, Insadong 8-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-734-5310

Tteul Gwa Dawon (literally "yard and tea garden") is an up-scale hanok-style tea and coffee house where you can enjoy a tranquil garden in the center of Seoul.

The tea and coffee shop offers traditional Korean tea made of 100% natural ingredients, as well as organic coffee. It is equipped with large private rooms which can accomodate a large number of guests, making it the best place to hold seminars or other types of social gatherings.

Tea, rice cakes, and other traditional snacks served here can be a good alternative for when you're in between meals.

Tong-In Store (통인가게)

Tong-In Store (통인가게)

9m    20772     2020-05-07

32, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-733-4867

Tong-In Store is the oldest traditional crafts shopping center in Korea. It is home to over 100 shops that sell ancient and contemporary traditional crafts, as well as galleries that display craft collections by emerging artists.

Isae (이새)

Isae (이새)

26m    19418     2020-04-23

43-1, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-6713-5592

Targetting middle-aged customers and senior citizens, Isae only uses chemical-free fabrics. Natural fabrics and dyeing characterize clothing in Isae along with functional comfort. Both modern and hanbok (traditional Korean clothing) styles are available.

Jidaebang (지대방)

Jidaebang (지대방)

27m    1665     2021-03-29

33, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-738-5379

It is a traditional tea house where you can learn how to drink tea. This cafe is located in Jongno-gu, Seoul. The representative menu is chrysanthemum tea.

Korean Craft Hall (한국공예관)

Korean Craft Hall (한국공예관)

27m    18987     2021-07-08

33, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-720-3301

The Korean Craft Hall, located in Insa-dong, displays and sells Korean crafts by artists in Cheongju. It presents over 100 different kinds of crafts including crafts related to Jikji (the oldest remaining book in the world using the metal printing method). Customers are exposed to rich informaton on Jikji and the International Craft Biennale. Main products include neckties (using metal printing), pottery, textile crafts, jewelry, and products using Korean traditional patterns and handwritings.

Yetchatjip (old teahouse) (옛찻집)

Yetchatjip (old teahouse) (옛찻집)

37m    21118     2019-12-20

33-1, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-722-5332

Yetchatjip is a famous teahouse that has also been used as a movie filming set. It is a great place to stop by for a cup of natural traditional Korean tea, or the traditional summer treat patbingsu, made with the old way with shaved ice and homemade red bean topping.

Insadong Chatjip (tea house) (인사동찻집)

Insadong Chatjip (tea house) (인사동찻집)

37m    38830     2019-12-23

33-1, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-723-4909

Insadong Chatjip is a hanok teahouse that serves home-made traditional tea. Even the red beans used in the summer delicacy patbingsu (shaved ice with sweetened red beans) are carefully prepared at the restaurant.

Gallery Park Young Sook - Atelier Seoul (박영숙요 (아틀리에서울))

Gallery Park Young Sook - Atelier Seoul (박영숙요 (아틀리에서울))

38m    20100     2020-04-23

30, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-730-7837

Gallery Park Young Sook (Atelier Seoul) is the gallery of the modern potter, Park Young Sook. The gallery displays and sells white porcelain representing the Joseon dynasty, Buncheong ware, and ceramics with modern flavors. As the name implies, the gallery feels more like a showroom than a shop, even though the various items, including flower vases, decorative ceramics, and daily use earthenware are for sale. Queen Elizabeth II of England visited Gallery Park Young Sook during her second visit. The gallery has even expanded, with another branch opening in New Jersey.

Dolsilnai - Insa Branch (돌실나이 (인사점))

Dolsilnai - Insa Branch (돌실나이 (인사점))

41m    17487     2020-04-23

35, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-737-2232

To popularize hanbok, Dolsilnai offers modified hanbok suited for daily use. Focusing on simple elegance, Dolsilnai hanbok is known for all-cotton fabrics and pigment dyeing. While it doesn't ignore the beauty of traditional hanbok, Dolsilnai hanbok also emphasizes functional and practical qualities essential for modern daily living.

Insa-dong Antique Art Street (인사동 고미술거리)

Insa-dong Antique Art Street (인사동 고미술거리)

42m    81746     2021-06-28

29, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-732-2235

As of today, there are approximately 70 shops in the Insa-dong Intersection area that sell antique arts. Some of the products they sell include antique artworks, porcelains, woodcrafts, and metalwork. Visitors may even find rare and valuable products such as earthenware from the Silla period or white porcelain used in the Joseon dynasty. Each shop is a specialty store, authorized to sell product types that are of their expertise, ranging from antique furniture and traditional artworks to handcrafted items.

Banjjak Banjjak Binnaneun (반짝반짝빛나는)

Banjjak Banjjak Binnaneun (반짝반짝빛나는)

42m    1313     2021-03-18

28-1, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-738-4525

A Traditional Beverages specialty restaurant located in Insa-dong, Seoul. A store selling hand-crafted Korean traditional tea. The most famous menu is green plum tea.

Sanchon (산촌)

Sanchon (산촌)

42m    33343     2019-06-12

30-13, Insadong-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
+82-2-735-0312

Founded and opened by Monk Jeongsan, Sanchon is a vegan-friendly restaurant that mainly serves temple foods. The dishes found here are a results of Kim Yun-sik, who was inspired by the simple, clean and healthy diet that a Buddhist practitioner taught him years ago. Now, being a top authority on vegetarian food in Korea, Kim Yun-sik helped perfect the standard and quality of temple food.  

The dishes are made with all natural ingredients such as vegetables and mountain herbs, and are cooked without chemical additives. The actual dishes served vary by season, and in order to meet the tastes of the general public, the restaurant includes "five spices" (garlic, shallots, mountain leeks, etc.), which monks are typically not allowed to eat. Those who would like their food without these ingredients are asked to make their request at least one day prior to visiting.