Info on Insadong

Insa-dong, located in the middle of the city, is an important place whereold but precious and traditional goods are on display.There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side.Within these alleys are galleries, traditional restaurants, traditional teahouses, and cafes.The shops in Insa-dong are very popular among all age groups, because each store is unique.The galleries are the heartbeat of Insa-dong.There are about 100 galleries in the area and you can see every example of Korean traditional fine art from paintings to sculptures.There are traditional performances and exhibits as well.Insa-dong is especially popular with foreign tourists.This is where they can experience and see Korean traditional culture firsthand, and also purchase pieces of fine art.

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