Attractions

Samcheong-dong

110-260  Gahoe-dong vicinity, Jongno-gu, Seoul  

See & Do Attractions

About

Samcheong-dong is Seoul's most stylish neighborhood, located just past Gyeongbokgung (Palace)'s stone wall lined street. The name "Samcheong" is derived from the words "sam" meaning “three", and "cheong" meaning "fresh" or "pure", because the mountain, water and the heart of the people in this area are all very fresh and pure. Then it's not wonder why many artists have sought out Samcheong-dong over the years. Because of this, Samcheong-dong became known as an artistic area.
The area of Samcheong-dong is actually made up of several neighborhoods: Anguk-dong, Sogyeok-dong, Hwa-dong, and Sagan-dong and ends at Samcheong Park. Samcheong-dong is dotted with various art museums, museums, art galleries, restaurants, cafés, and shops; some are traditional, some are modern, but all are unique and colorful. 

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Address
110-260  Gahoe-dong vicinity, Jongno-gu, Seoul  
Subway
Line 3 Anguk Exit 1, 2, or 3. Walk 10 minutes.
Line 4 Hyehwa

TripAdvisor Reviews

Traveler RatingRating:4.5 (Based on 521 Traveler)

Latest 5 reviews of Samcheongdong-gil Road

  • Fascinating experience
    When coming here, I had a chance to visit ancient Hanok village. There are a lot of restaurants, cafes interspersed with houses with bold ancient Korean art. All blended together, creating a space...
    Rating:5 reillymcbride2019-06-19
  • Samcheongdong-gil Road
    EXCELLENT shopping areas. The surroundings are like in old-fashioned houses but when you stepped into the shops, WOW! All high-end interior. Very comfortable to shop and pleasant to look around. We...
    Rating:5 oomyrah2019-04-29
  • Samcheongdong ro - A charmed place for casual shopping
    Samcheong-dong is an interesting area where you will find a unique amalgamation of majestic palaces, artisan cafes, unique boutiques, stylish art galleries, and charming Korean traditional houses.
    Rating:4 821adrianyong2019-03-11
  • Tradition Meets Modern
    Samcheong-dong is one of the hot spots in Korea whether your a local or a tourist. It is where tradition meets modern day. It is near Gyeongbokgung palace qnd the blue house. It's nice to stroll...
    Rating:5 Derick G2019-02-04
  • Fun place
    I enjoyed my visit here and seeing all the Han Bok costumes around just made me feel like I was way back in time.
    Rating:5 eymarquez2018-12-03
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