Insadong 12-gil [인사동12길]

The Great Seducer (2018); When It's At Night (2008)

No. 1 — Kwon Seok-woo (Shin Sung-woo) and Seol Young-won (Jeon Mi-sun) walk a bit into this street on their date in episode 15 of The Great Seducer/Tempted (위대한 유혹자) (MBC, 2018) and she notices how “every corner has changed”, which he retorts with: “But I didn’t.”

No. 9 — Heo Cho-hee (Kim Sun-ah) arrests cultural asset smuggler Hwa Ja-ji at this street in front of Insadong Hanok Teahouse in episode 1 of When It’s At Night/Night After Night (밤이면 밤마다) (MBC, 2008).


No. 9 — Insadong Hanok Teahouse [한옥찻집]
No. 12-1 — The Volga [볼가] (closed)

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Insadong 12-gil [인사동12길], part of popular tourist area Insadong, is a small alleyway located behind Ssamziegil [인사동쌈지길] in Seoul’s neighborhood Gwanhun [Gwanhun-dong/관훈동] — under the administration of Jongno- ga-dong/Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa) [종로1.2.3.4가동] — in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구]. This alleyway houses a lot of restaurants such as Insadong Hanok Teahouse [한옥찻집] and the now-closed The Volga [볼가], along with galleries.

Insadong 12-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 인사동12길
Geolocation: 37.574503, 126.984932

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 6
(4 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL

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