Come and experience authentic Korean traditions firsthand. On either side
of this street you will find many antique shops, Korean paper goods shops,
picture framing stores, Korean tea houses, Korean restaurants and much
more. The street is closed on Sundays to all cars from 10am to 10pm so
that various events such as traditional performances, traditional fairs,
and Korean food festivals can be held
This store carries antiques from the 1900's onward which includes folklore
arts and crafts. Antiques sold here are hand-picked collections of Korean
and overseas origins. Its large inventory of rare items, including gramophones,
kerosene lamps, ancient bank notes and coins, abacuses and vintage irons,
draws many collectors and tourists who can spend a fascinating afternoon
browsing through it all.
The 1st and 2nd levels of this five-story building features Korea's traditional
apparel crafts and accessories as well as household crafts created by
contemporary craft artists. The third floor showcases updated versions
of traditional Korean furniture, redesigned to suit a modern lifestyle,
and on the 4th floor are exhibited ancient works of art. Here visitors
can view and purchase craftworks, househould items, ceramics and wooden
furniture, each containing facets of Korea's art of living tramsmitted
to present time
Open hours : 10 : 00 ~
19 :00 Nearest Train : Jongno 3(sam)-ga Stn. (Line 1, Exit 3
) or Anguk Stn. (Line 3, Exit 6 ) category : folk material Tel : 02 733 4867
As you enter the building, you will notice many items found only in Korea.
Indeed, the Korean spirit can be felt as you begin to walk around the
store. Many traditional products like Korean dolls in display cases, wooden
wedding ducks and key chains with the Korean flag on them are sold here.
There is also a large selection of specially crafted items on sale. If
you are looking for that special gift for someone or you want something
to remember Korea by, this is definitely the place to go
Open hours : 10: 30 ~
21: 30 Nearest Train : Dongdaemun Station-Lines 1,4 category : Traditional souvenirs, jewlery Tel : 02 735 2235
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