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Flower Cafe ‘Made in Seochon’ near Gyeongbokgung Station, Seoul

In the vicinity of Gwanghwamun in Seoul, you can find various cafes, big and small. From large franchise cafes like Starbucks and Hollys Coffee to mid-range brands like Ediya, and even small, independently-run cafes with unique charm, you can discover a diverse range of cafes in the Gwanghwamun area.

“Seoul Gyeongbokgung Station Cafe: Made in Seochon”

Located right in front of Exit 3-1 of Gyeongbokgung Station, “Made in Seochon” is a small cafe that you can find in the Gwanghwamun area. It’s more of a privately-run, modest-sized cafe rather than a large chain.

Despite its small size, it’s conveniently situated, making it a cafe that might not immediately catch your eye. Even if you’ve passed by Gyeongbokgung Station several times, you might not have noticed this cafe. I happened to spot it by chance and decided to give it a try.

“A Small and Quaint Cafe”

If I were to describe “Made in Seochon” in a few words, it would be a “small and quaint cafe.” From the narrow entrance, it gives off a feeling of entering a hidden treasure trove.

Upon opening the cafe door, you’ll find a cozy space akin to a small hideaway. On one side, you can see various plants on display. It seems that the cafe owner not only serves coffee but also nurtures plants and creates dried flower arrangements, perhaps as a side venture.

“A Quiet Retreat in the Midst of the City”

Made in Seochon is a small cafe, a hidden gem within the city. It provides a place where you can briefly escape the bustling city life and catch your breath. It’s a place where you can enjoy a cup of coffee and find a moment of tranquility in the midst of the urban rush.

“Offers Handmade Souvenirs and One-Day Classes”

By visiting their website, you can see that they offer handmade traditional Korean clothing souvenirs and one-day classes on natural dyeing scarves.

They also sell products like flower boxes and mini wreaths, so it might be worth checking out for those in need.

“Seoul Gyeongbokgung Station Cafe: Made in Seochon”

  • Address: 1F, 133 Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone: 02-571-5480
  • Website: Link