Seochon: Seoul’s new hotspot

See & Do Tours

Seochon may not yet be known among tourists, but it is a very Korean part of Seoul. The area has become a popular hangout for young Koreans, but it has not been exposed to tourists just yet. The vintage shops between the old Korean buildings create a unique, memorable atmosphere. Seochon is also known for its fine dining.

Travel Information
Course : Namdo Snack – The Park No-soo Art Museum – Vintage shops in Seochon – Small Planet 
Course 1 Namdo Snack

Namdo Snack is one of the most popular eateries in Seochon whose best-known dishes are deep-fried sangchu from the Jeollanam-do region and spicy squid Topokki. Once you’re hooked to the spicy flavor, you will want to come back for more. Recommended for tourists who want to try spicy Topokki.

Business Hours : 12:00pm-09:00pm
Telephone : 02-723-7775
Address : 1F, 52-1 Nusang-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Directions : Approx. 1km from Gyeongbokgung Station Line 3, Exit 2

Course 2 The Park No-soo Art Museum

The Park No-soo Art Museum features the home where the artist Park No-soo lived for over 40 years and displays more than 1,000 pieces of his artwork. The first floor consists of the master bedroom, kitchen, and living room, where his works are displayed.

Business Hours : 10:00am-06:00pm
Telephone : 02-2148-4171
Address : 168-2 Ogin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Directions : Approx. 1km from Gyeongbokgung Station Line 3, Exit 2


Course 3 Vintage shops in Seochon
Vintage shops in Seochon sell small items from the past as well as all kinds of trinkets. Some stores offer artworks of up-and-coming artists and other handmade items.

Address : Nuha-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Course 4 Small Planet
The cheesecake brand was established by Robert Bennett, the pastry chef who served at the White House. The shop offers a wide range of cheesecakes, each with a deep, rich flavor.

Business Hours : 11:00am-10:00pm
Telephone : 1588-9828
Address : 64 Nuha-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Directions : Approx. 760m from Gyeongbokgung Station Line 3, Exit 2