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  • Excellent26%
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10 Sep 2018
“Good tea, not a museum ”
29 Dec 2017
“A piece of heaven”
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193-1, Insa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-290, South Korea
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

As others have said tricky to find. Use google earth to help and zoom right in to pinpoint it. IBK is a big building to look for! It also has ‘the tea company’ with ‘beautiful tea room’ in smaller letters underneath. It is in Insadong-gil,...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic traditional tea experience at this place like never before. The tea comes in a tiny carefully presented tea set and lasts for 5 cups, tasting really extraordinary. The name of the place is a bit misleading - we expected a little...More

1  Thank Alex L
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Although the museum is small and not much. Experiencing different teas is worth it! The presentation and atmosphere is beautiful. It is a little hidden off of Insadong, so make sure to bring a map!

Thank TravelingSarah35
Reviewed 22 March 2016

While we had halfway planned to this place, oddly we happened across it by accident while wandering down an alleyway in Insadong. It is a quaint place that considers itself a steward of the tea-brewing and tea-drinking tradition. You can probably spend 10 minutes tops...More

Thank MichaltheGirl
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Great little find for a brew. Price 6krw and up. English menu plus description of use or assumed ailment cures for your tea of choice.

Thank Phuzed
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

I thought it was a museum so i went there in a side street in insadong and took some effort to find the place where I found that it is a tea house with a collection of porcalain and they sell different kind of teas...More

2  Thank Suad A
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Nice museum and finally a location in Seoul not inundated with coffee houses. Passionate about artisan teas the variety was descent, though the prices of teas quite expensive. The Jakseol green tea was incredibly delicate as well as sweet and very smooth to the palate.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

I'm not a big tea person, but my boyfriend convinced me to try this place, and they had a super tasty Apricot Iced Tea that was fantastic! :) This place is also great to rest and take a brief respite while shopping in Insadong. Lovely...More

1  Thank Mindy P
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The shop/museum is quite neat as it is as the end of a side-street in Insa-dong. The tea selection was quite good and there is a nice quiet cafe to sit and enjoy the diversity of selection. I don't quite understand the museum aspect but...More

1  Thank Shelliu
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

Welcomed break from the crowds of Insadong, great for chilling out after a long day of shopping and sight seeing. Teas are exotic but expensive...

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Insadong
Nestled between Jongno and Samcheongdong, this small
neighborhood offers a crash course in various aspects
of Korean culture. Rows of shops display traditional
Korean goods such as pottery and earthenware, crafts,
fans, and more, making it a popular spot for souvenir
shopping. The Ssamziegil shopping complex in
particular has become a local institution for its
unique spiral layout and the many boutique shops
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