Seoul is indeed the haven of various streets and districts that centers both tradition and modern civilization. Insadong Street is a picture-perfect venue of the flourishing Korean culture. The streets of Insadong will surely make you feel like skipping specific times of history with its unique combination of modern buildings and traditional establishments, some once belonged to bureaucrats and merchants dating back to Joseon era and used as restaurants and shops nowadays. Insadong Street is also famous as it was visited by remarkable personalities like Queen Elizabeth, and the princes of Spain and Netherlands. The oldest bookstore in Seoul, Tongmungwan, and the oldest tea house which is the Kyung-in Art Gallery is visited by so many tourists. Korea’s first museum devoted in sex, also called as Asia Eros Museum can also be found here. Street food stalls serving famous Korean delicacies such as odeng, gimbap and bungeoppang is also popular among locals and tourists. You can also enjoy other attractions with scenic art scenes like Unhyeongung mansion, Samcheongdong, Bosingak Bell Pavillion, Jongno tower, and Unhyeon Palace.
The perfect place where one can choose from various souvenirs and handicrafts is the Ssamzigil, a very unique shopping mall which offers a wide variety of handicrafts.
*photo source: https://blog.naver.com/sin100/70150798311
Another street in Seoul: https://thisiskoreatours.com/project/hongdae-hongik-university-street/