Anguk Station (line 3, exit 1). 10 mins walk.
Samcheongdong has an enchanting combination of traditional Korean houses and trendy modern buildings. It is the home to distinctive European-style cafes, trendy shops and chic galleries along the serene streets.
Popular Korean Restaurant, Rooftop Cafe and nearby attractions at Samcheongdong:
1. Samcheongdong Sujebi (Restaurant) 삼청동 수제비
서울 종로구 삼청동 102 | 102 Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Business hours: 11:00-21:00, daily
2. Cafe Breezin (Rooftop Cafe) 삼청동
종로구 삼청동 63-12 | 63-12 Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Business hours: 10:00-23:00, daily
3. Cheong Wa Dae (Blue House) 청와대
서울특별시 종로구 청와대로 1 (세종로) | 1, Cheongwadae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Free 60 mins tour of the presidential compound available for reservation on english1.president.go.kr at least 3 weeks to 6 months in advance.
Tour procedures and meeting point are clearly outlined. The tour is conducted in Korean only. Non-Korean speakers can use the audio guide supplied free.
4. Bukchon Hanok Village
From Samcheong-ro main road, you can continue on to Bukchon Hanok Village path:
a. Cross the street from Samcheongdong Sujebi Restaurant to the Dessert Cafe (see picture on photo gallery).
b. Walk up the stairs at the side of the cafe.
c. Turn left onto the slight slope.
d. Another left turn onto the stairs up slope. This is one of the 8 photo-shot views (#8) of Bukchon Hanok Village.
Once you have reached the street level, you can continue on your left to Bukchon Museum Old Fragrance, or onto your right to Bukchon 7th, 6th, 4th or 5th Views.
Refer to Bukchon Hanok Village page for details.
Cherry Blossom at Jeongdok Library in Spring
In Spring, while on your way to Samcheongdong's main shopping street, do drop by Jeongdok Library for its beautiful cherry blossoms too.
Autumn at Samcheongdong
In Autumn, a walk along the stone-wall of Gyeongbokgung Palace to Samcheongdong is a must for its mesmerizing golden ginkgo trees!
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