The restaurant's signature dishes include a selection of items that do not include any of the 'five' forbidden roots (leeks, garlic, wild rocambole, Korean leeks, asafoetida) or artificial flavors. Pan-fried dough and fritters are tasty dishes dipped in potato starch and glutinous rice flour, instead of wheat flour. The restaurant uses organic vegetables delivered directly from the farm.
Hwanghu Myeongga’s wonderfully healthy samgyetang (chicken ginseng soup) is made by boiling ground grain and over 19 medicinal herbs in one big pot for about 28 hours, giving the soup its unusually deep and rich color. Not just a delicious meal, this samgyetang is packed with natural health be
Located near Gyeongbokgung Station, the restaurant was also frequented by late President Roh Moo-hyun. It produces their ingredients like Tojongdak (Korean chicken), 4-years ginseng, chest nut, jujube, garlics, ginger, adlay, perilla seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seed, nuts, pine nut, black sesame
Located on the first floor of the National Palace Museum of Korea, Gogung Tteurak consists of a museum shop and a café. It is open from 9am to 10pm everyday except Mondays. The museum shop has on sale a variety of items with a traditional Korean flavor. You will find postcards, small pocket b
Naeja Peanuts has been around since 1974. It's famous for its senbei (Bukkumi) which is a type of Japanese rice cracker. This store prides itself on not using any preservatives or additives in its sweets, drawing many customers back for its healthy and nostalgic taste.
The special characteristic of this place is that fresh skate fish and small octopi are directly delivered
from Mokpo. Especially, long-stored kimchi is a rare dish that is not easily available as it is stored in a cavern in Naju. The side dishes such as seasoned various vegetables and soybean paste
Tongin Market dates back to June 1941, as a public market set up for Japanese residents near the Hyoja-dong neighborhood when Korea was still under Japanese rule. After the Korean War the nation experienced a swift rise in population, which led to a natural increase in consumption and demand. As a r
Located in one of Korea's most representative cultural attractions, Cheongwadae Sarangchae, this souvenir shop sells various cultural and special products that are articulately designed and handcrafted. Products and souvenirs with Cheongwadae logos are also available for sale.
Mille 21 (The Story of King Sejong Branch) is a souvenir shop on the underground level of Gwanghwamun Plaza that sells arts and crafts items, Hangeul (Korean alphabet) T-shirts, traditional gifts, and more.
Aside from the retail section, the main facility is divided into two exhibition areas: ‘
The Choi Gi Soon Dackjongyi Doll Institute makes and displays Dackjongyi dolls (traditional Korean dolls). The dolls are made of special paper created from mulberry trees. Naturally, they ooze a unique scent that comforts visitors. This cozy gallery displays traditional Korean dolls from the past to
Seoul > Samcheongdong・The Northern Part of the Seoul
Eunnamu specializes in accessories, focusing on the beauty of simple nature and natural lines. It applies Korean traditional patterns to its accessories. The main materials used are sterling silver and quality gemstones. Because every product goes through the delicate hands of our artists, it boasts
The Maeumui Munui is one of the few stores in Korea specializing in handmade neckties. Neckties use 100% silk; scarfs are made by textile artists using natural dyes. Popular among young adults, artists and entertainers are the main patrons of the store. Every two months, artists in the Maeumui Munui
Byeori began to sell handmade accessories and silver crafts at the Free Market near Hongik Univeristy. As the brand became more popular, the company was able to open a store in Samcheong-dong. In addition to accessories, Byeori now offers household ceramics by a variety of artists. It is popular amo
The Daelim Museum, founded by the Daelim Group, was first established in Daejeon in 1996 and later moved to Jongno, Seoul in 2002. The art gallery studies, analyzes, and presents modern art through the lens of photography and holds exhibitions centered around photo media.The museum is located in the
A once in a lifetime opportunity to learn the secrets to preparing royal Korean court food is currently being offered through Korea’s National Palace Museum. Inside the walls of the Gyeongbokgung Palace garden, this unique cooking class offers hands-on preparation of traditional dishes, a priv
The National Palace Museum of Korea opened in 1992 displaying relics from the Joseon Dynasty [1392~1910]. Over 20,000 royal relics from Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace, Changgyeonggung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine are on display.
1. Royal Symbols and Records
The Joseon Dynasty at
Palais de Seoul is an art gallery that first opened in January 2010 in Tongui-dong, Seochon of Gyeongbokgung Palace, a rising hub of culture and art in Seoul. Palais de Seoul, meaning a palace in Seoul in French, is 330py in size with 1 basement floor and 2 floors above the ground. The gallery house
Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung Palace is also commonly referred to as the Northern Palace because its location is furthest north when compared to the neighboring palaces of Changdeokgung (Eastern Palace) and Gyeongheegung (Western Palace) Palace. Gyeongbokgung Palace is arguably the most beautiful, an
Founded in 1395 by the first king of the Joseon Dynasty, Gwanghwamun is the main gate of Gyeongbukgung Palace. Roughly meaning “may the light of enlightenment blanket the world,” the name symbolizes the resounding dedication that the people of the Joseon Dynasty had in creating a new dyn
On August 1st, 2009, the redesigned Gwanghwamun Square opened to the public. With the inauguration of the square, Sejong-ro, located at the center of the 600-year-old historic city of Seoul, was transformed into a human-centered space that harmonizes with the beautiful scenery of Gyeongbokgung Palac
Launched in October 13, 2000, the Seoul City Tour Bus introduces tourists to Seoul’s major attractions. The bus departs every 30 minutes from Exit 6 of Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5). One ticket will grant you access to all its routes throughout the day. Simply get off at your chosen at
As one of the traditional houses located in an alley in the residential area of Chebu-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Nuri Guesthouse is a tile-roofed house with four guestrooms. You must pass through the wooden gate and a small front yard, where you will see a small garden and an array of earthen jars whe
Guesthouse Nuha is a ‘hanok’ or traditional Korean house consisting of four guestrooms located in Nuha-dong, Seochon (west of Gyeongbokgung Palace, Jongno, Seoul) where many Confucian scholars and artists lived during the Joseon Dynasty.
Exuding a refined atmosphere, Guesthouse Nuha is very po
Susong Motel is located in Jongno-gu, the center of Seoul. It is convenient for tourists to use public transportation because the subway No. 1 Jonggak station and the subway No. 3 Anguk station are closely located. There are various things to see around such as Tapgol park, Cheonggyecheon trail, Jog
Koreana Hotel has been one of the top notch traveler's picks for more than 30 years, having business motto 'comfort for our customers.'The hotel is located at the Gwanghwamun fourway intersection, at the heart of Seoul, and provides 345 guest rooms. Amongst its dining facilities, the hotel boas
Opened in October 2001, Best Western New Seoul Hotel has 160 guestrooms and several dining, entertainment and convenience facilities such as a business center, a souvenir shop and men's sauna. It is conveniently located in central Seoul near City Hall, providing guests with easy access to shopping,
New Kukje Hotel has 142 guestrooms and several subsidiary facilities including a banquet hall, a men's sauna and a restaurant. Moreover, its location, in central Seoul, provides guests with easy access to heritage sites such as Deoksugung Palace and Gyeongbokgung Palace, cultural attractions such as
Located in the cultural and art district of Insa-dong, the Sunbee hotel is an “Innostel”, a new concept of hotels developed by the Seoul City Government. These hotels provide comfortable accommodation, but without facilities such as fitness centers or saunas, at very reasonable prices. A wide se
Boryeong mud used in this spa is rich in minerals and is gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin types
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Located in Jungnim-ro, Jung-gu, Siloam Sauna has a convenient location to approach. The sauna uses natural Germanuim water from 300m unground that has an excellent water quality. The sauna has various various hot baths, and other subsidiary facilities for visitors.
Bourhill Esthetic (est. 2005) is a professional beauty shop located in Daehangno, Seoul. Nationally recognized, certified professional therapists offer hand care, foot care, skin care, and body care treatments. The shop uses only high-end international cosmetic brand products, 80% of which are from