Seoul Awesome! Part 2: Sanchon Temple Food in Insadong

Righty-o!  So, part two of our Seoul adventure took us to Insadong; this is the place to go if you want to buy Korean antiques and traditional crafts.  It’s a pretty tricky area to navigate, loads of tiny little streets and alleyways absolutely brimming with shops and restaurants.

Our main purpose for visiting Insadong was to find a reportedly amazing Buddhist temple food restaurant called Sanchon.  It took us a good while to find it after unsuccessfully following two different sets of directions I’d gotten off the internet.  The best way to find this place is to type the address into your phone and wander around staring at your Google map, trying not to bump into anyone in the process.

Sanchon is tucked away in one of Insadong’s many alleyways, but the hustle and bustle of the city completely vanishes as soon as you walk in the door.  It’s beautiful inside, with loads of Buddhist antiques, art, and hand-crafted souvenirs.


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