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Cafe at Gwanghwamun, “Starbucks Gyeonghuigung-ro Branch”

On July 27, 1999, Starbucks landed in South Korea with its first branch in front of Ewha Womans University. In the early days, there was controversy due to the expensive coffee compared to the cost of a meal. However, now Starbucks has firmly established itself in South Korea.

Especially within a 1km radius of Gwanghwamun Square, it boasts the highest number of Starbucks stores, surpassing even New York in density, making it a place where you can find more Starbucks stores.

“Cafe at Gwanghwamun, Starbucks Gyeonghuigung-ro Branch”

Starbucks Gyeonghuigung-ro Branch is located west of Gwanghwamun Square. If you come out of exit 1 of Gwanghwamun Station on subway line 5 and look west, you can find Starbucks in the location. It is located at the intersection of Hangul Gaon-gil, making it a prominent location.

The store at Starbucks Gyeonghuigung-ro Branch is not particularly spacious. It could be described as a medium-sized Starbucks. It can be found on the 1st floor of the building and is a single-story layout. At the entrance, there is a counter for taking orders, of course. Once you go inside, you can find a seat. It tends to be always crowded with many people, perhaps because there are many office workers nearby.

“A Reliable Cafe, Starbucks”

Starbucks has now become as easy to find in major urban areas as convenience stores. It is a place where you can easily visit and spend time comfortably with a cup of tea. It’s a place you can easily find, easily visit, and comfortably spend your time before leaving.

“Seoul Gwanghwamun Cafe, Starbucks Gyeonghuigung-ro Branch”

  • Address: 15 Saemunan-ro 3-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone number: 1522-3232
  • Business hours: (Mon-Fri) 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM, (Sat) 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM, (Sun) 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Website: https://www.starbucks.co.kr/index.do