Seongsu Yeonbang, a new complex cultural space packed with bookstores, lifestyle shops and restaurants, is a nostalgic place that combines the charms of old 1970s buildings with current trends. Time will fly as visitors explore various stores and photo spots.
Located in close vicinity of Seongsu Yeonbang is Seongsu-dong Handmade Shoe Street, which is an alleyway and historical spot where handmade shoe businesses took root since the 1970s. There are presently more than 350 handmade shoe manufacturers, 100 midway processing businesses, and subsidiary material businesses with new unique cafes that continue to open nearby. Handmade Shoe Street offers the fun of appreciating sensible handmade shoes as well as the street’s vintage charms, and it is a rising trendy and photogenic date spot.
Seongsu-dong, home to Seongsu Yeonbang and the Seongsu-dong Handmade Shoe Street, has become a trend in itself with its trendy atmosphere where the past and present coexist. How would you like to take a walk through the romantic alleyways of Seongsu-dong?
Address: 14, Seongsui-ro 14-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Directions: Exit 3 of Seongsu Station (2-minute walk)
Seongsudong Handmade Shoe Street
Address: 15, Yeonmujang 7-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
Directions: Exit 4 of Seongsu Station