Insa-Dong


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Insa-Dong

A district in Seoul, South Korea. Following World War II, it became known for antique shops, and later as an arts district. It historically has been a popular area for tourists to visit.
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The station carries historical significance as it is near Bukchon and Insa-dong where key independence movement strategies were drafted.
Nowhere exudes more local and traditional charm than Insa-dong, a quaint neighbourhood in the centre of Seoul that transports visitors back to a time where women wore hanbok and men rode horses.
With its wooden tea houses, boutique galleries and street vendors selling traditional snacks, a stroll through Insa-dong is mandatory for all visitors, especially on Sundays when the streets become traffic free and come alive with street performances, buskers and throngs of young and old who have come to experience one of Seoul's most fascinating and creative neighbourhoods.
Namsan Traditional House Village, Insa-dong and other traditional marketplaces.
Itaewon, Insa-dong, Myeongdong y Apgujeong, son otras zonas de compras de visita obligada.
31 Kyodo - Insa-dong, a cultural melange of old and new, is becoming famed among locals and visitors alike as ''street filled with aroma of Korean history,''
It is no exaggeration to say if somebody wants to feel something strongly Korean, he or she is unfailingly recommended to visit Insa-dong,'' said Shin Chul Kyun, a 38-year-old South Korean working in an office near Insa-dong.
Next stop for the Queen was Seoul's Insa-dong shopping district where thousands awaited her arrival.
Stores in areas particularly popular with tourists, including PyeongChang and Gangneung in Gangwon-do, Jeju Island, and Seoul's traditional Insa-dong district, will offer the service as soon as possible.
Beyond the streets of Myeong-dong or Insa-dong are landmarks of the city that seem lost in time.
The exhibition will display the trio's 100 works at Baegak Art Space, in Insa-dong, central Seoul, until Dec.
The places included Deoksu and Gyeongbok palaces, Seoul City Hall, Bukchon Hanok Village, Insa-dong, Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Ewha Campus Complex (ECC), Galleria Department Store and 10 Corso Como.