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Seoul Gwanghwamun, ‘Kanana: Handmade Premium Snacks’

The Gwanghwamun area in Seoul is considered a representative office-dense area in the city. Various companies, ranging from government offices like the Seoul City Hall to embassies, large corporations, and small to medium-sized enterprises, are densely located here, making it a hub for numerous professionals.

Thanks to this, you can find both large and small restaurants, cafes, and occasionally very small-scale shops in the Gwanghwamun area.

“Kanana: Handmade Premium Snacks” is one of the small-scale shops you can find in the Gwanghwamun area. It’s located across from the Seoul History Museum, and what catches the eye more than the name “Kanana” is the sign that reads “Handmade Premium Snacks.”

What you can taste here are literally old-fashioned snacks, ranging from about 1,500 to 6,000 won.

  • Walnut Candy: 2,300 won
  • Cinnamon Candy: 5,500 won
  • Peanut Brittle (Small): 1,700 won
  • Peanut Brittle (Large): 6,000 won
  • Fancy Cookies: 5,500 won
  • Gyeongju Bread: 6,000 won
  • Gyeongju Bread (Gift): 13,000 won
  • Flat Gongal Bread: 2,500 won
  • Butter Stick: 6,000 won
  • Fresh Donut: 1,700 won

“A Tiny Store for Takeout Only”

The store is small in size and doesn’t provide a space to stay. It’s strictly for takeout only. You can enter the store to make a purchase and receive your products. Inside the store, you can see the machine making the snacks right in front of your eyes, providing another point of interest.

It’s a small store in the Gwanghwamun area where you can taste old-fashioned snacks, creating a space that stimulates nostalgia.

“Seoul Gwanghwamun, Handmade Premium Snacks: Kanana”

  • Address: 1st Floor, Piersun Building, 46 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone Number: 02-737-7688