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Seoul Seochon Village Bakery ‘Paris Baguette Gyeongbokgung Station Branch’

Paris Baguette is South Korea’s largest bakery franchise, operated under the SPC Group. It started as Paris Croissant in 1986 and expanded under the name Paris Baguette in 1988.

It has become a easily recognizable bakery throughout South Korea, often being the first brand that comes to mind when thinking of bakeries in the country.

“Paris Baguette’s Guinness World Record”

Paris Baguette achieved a Guinness World Record. From 2015 to 2019, it held the record for the most sold roll cakes worldwide. A total of 12,498,487 Swiss rolls were recorded, earning its place in the Guinness World Records on March 16, 2020.

“Paris Baguette in Seoul Seochon Village”

You can find Paris Baguette in Seoul’s Seochon Village. If you exit from Gyeongbokgung Station’s exit 2 and walk a bit north, you’ll come across Paris Baguette. It is located at the entrance of “Sejong Village Food Culture Street,” which extends east and west.

Sejong Village Food Culture Street is a street in Seochon Village where you can find various food options.

As Sejong Village Food Culture Street is always bustling with people looking for diverse food experiences, the area in front of Paris Baguette is often crowded, creating a lively atmosphere.

“A Sizeable Paris Baguette”

Despite the wide variety of eateries available in Sejong Village Food Culture Street and the recent attention Seochon Village has gained, both from established and unique small businesses, Paris Baguette Gyeongbokgung Station Branch is notably large. You can taste a variety of bread, and there are tables set up in one part of the store, allowing customers to take a brief break if needed.

“Seoul Seochon Village Bakery, Paris Baguette Gyeongbokgung Station Branch”

  • Address: 5 Jahamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • Phone: 02-735-6158
  • Operating Hours: (Every day) 7:00 – 23:00
  • Website: https://www.paris.co.kr