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Insadong (Insa-dong), Seoul’s cultural and artistic hub, is the place to go to shop for local crafts, visit a traditional Korean tea shop or catch an impromptu street performance. The quaint neighborhood, located in Jongno-gu district, houses one of the largest antiques and craft markets in the country.

The area’s name dates back more than 500 years when Insadong was two separate towns divided by a small stream. The wealthy Korean residents who called the towns home were forced out during the Japanese occupation, and the new residents established Insadong as an antiques trading post.

Today, Insadong’s collection of cafes, galleries and shops attract domestic and foreign tourists to the area. Many of the restaurants and shops are housed in the original historic buildings. You’ll find nearly half of Korea’s antique shops and nearly all of its stationary shops in Insadong. Keep in mind that many galleries in Insadong close on Sundays or Mondays.

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Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul Tour, Seoul, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Full Day Small-Group Royal Palace and Seoul Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

This small group journey will start with Jogyesa, the center of Buddhism in Seoul where you can see locust trees and baeksong trees in front of Jogyesa ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $76.00
Seoul Morning Heritage Tour Including Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul, Full-day Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Seoul Morning Heritage Tour Including Changdeokgung Palace

Enjoy this morning half-day tour that will introduce you to the historical heritage of Seoul. Visit the famous Bukchon Cultural Center, Changdeokgung Palace ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $55.00
Full Day Essential Seoul Tour, Seoul, Half-day Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Full Day Essential Seoul Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 35 Reviews

This 8.5 hour tour takes you to the most famous tourist attractions in Seoul. Visit Jogye Temple, Cheongwadae, Gyeongbok Palace, the Insadong cultural ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $95.00
Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch, Seoul, Full-day Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Seoul City Private Full-Day Tour Including Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 10 Reviews

The country of the morning calm is full of history and its capital, Seoul, abounds with authentic treasures. Join this 8-hour private tour to discover some of ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $165.00
Korean Demilitarized Zone and Dragon Hill Spa Tour, Seoul, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Korean Demilitarized Zone and Dragon Hill Spa Tour

This tour will help you understand the history of the division of Korea and the tragedy of war. You will also come to realize what kind of suffering Korea went ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $160.00
Morning Seoul City Bike Tour, Seoul, Historical & Heritage Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Morning Seoul City Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

Escape the crowded hubbub of busy car-filled streets as you make your way through the capital of South Korea on paved bike paths. Ride on 2 wheels from Hongik ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $40.00
Seoul Afternoon Tour Including Palgakjeong, Changdeokgug and Namdaemun Market, Seoul, Bike & ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Seoul Afternoon Tour Including Palgakjeong, Changdeokgug and Namdaemun Market

4.5 star rating: Recommended 24 Reviews

Enjoy this half-day afternoon tour of Seoul, which will introduce you to the Bukak Skyway and Palgakjeong, Changdeokgung palace before stopping at the Insadong ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $40.00
The Best of Seoul - Private City Tour Including Nanta Show, Seoul, Cultural Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

The Best of Seoul - Private City Tour Including Nanta Show

This 10-hour private tour combines all the highlights of Seoul, including a viewing of the famed Cookin' Nanta performance.

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $179.00
Small-Group Afternoon Seoul Tour, Seoul, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Small-Group Afternoon Seoul Tour

3 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

This afternoon tour is a excellent way to introduce yourself to Korea and Korean history. The first stop is at Changdeok Palace. This 16th century structure is ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.00
Half-Day Morning Tour of Seoul to Jogye Temple, Gyoengbok Palace and Insadong, Seoul, Half-day Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Half-Day Morning Tour of Seoul to Jogye Temple, Gyoengbok Palace and Insadong

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 14 Reviews

This 3.5-hour tour takes you to some of the most popular attractions in the center of Seoul. Your tour begins by visiting the Jogye Temple where you can see a ...  Read more

Location: Seoul, South Korea
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $39.00

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