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sanmotoonge

#114 of 741 things to do in Seoul
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Address: 97-5 Buam-dong,Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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The view is amazing!

I'm not sure why there's two Sanmotoonge on TripAdvisor. But nonetheless, I still want to give me two cents worth here as well. Yea, Coffee Prince drama filmed here and the... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Josephine S
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure why there's two Sanmotoonge on TripAdvisor. But nonetheless, I still want to give me two cents worth here as well. Yea, Coffee Prince drama filmed here and the other cafe at hongdae. But both are not affliated. Coffee Prince drama basically used this place. Next, the drinks are so-so only. I heard the tiramisu is good but... More 

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Thank Josephine S
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

After going up very steep roads to get to this place I was rewarded with a very independent feel coffe shop with very nice staff. The items in their menu is quite pricy, but going up to the second floor to experience the view of this mountainous region of Korea was well worth it.

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Thank Carlos D
Long Beach, California
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53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I found this place in a travel book I took with me to Seoul. To get here I exited Gyeongbokhung and walked a bit before taking a cab. FYI: Have the Tripadvisor app on your phone and pull up the location which has the phone number and address in English and Korean writing. This makes it easier for the cab... More 

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1 Thank bkalbitres
Mercer Island, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This a a cute little cafe sits high with panoramic view of Seoul. It feels relax having a cup of coffee and snack after walking the landmarks in the busy city.

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Thank Cherrieleegroup
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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101 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Have a nice coffee with bakery at an impressive film location up on a mountain. Great outside view. Props and accessories of several Korean series and movies are part of the coffee shop. You can enjoy your coffee in this special setting. Enjoy

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Thank Patrick F
Hong Kong, China
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This cute cafe is a little outside town, but very popular due to its use in a Korean drama. They serve fantastic coffee and cake, and you can admire the great views from its position high up a forested hill. The owners are a delightful couple, who saw that after coffee we were battling to catch a cab - so... More 

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Thank mikepearson85
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

You need a car to reach this place, we walked all the way from gyeongbokgung station up to the mountain through the tunneli think more than 4 km the hardest was the last 400 m climbing the mountain road. The place is crowded we arrived at sat 4pm no tables were free. Its hard to know what to order they... More 

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1 Thank uaedoctor1981
Seoul, South Korea
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2015

It was situated in Pyeongchang-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul. When we reached at the top of coffee house, the view is just speechless and feeling super good. The taste of coffee is nice too even it is a little bit pricey. The decoration is romantic and surrounding is quite quiet. Really recommend to visit there if you are at Seoul even you... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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241 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

One of the most impressive views you can get while in Seoul! Looking out over the 38th parallel while having a lemonade is wonderful! A bit hard to find! Prices are high for this type of shop.

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Thank Dayel1956
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8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2015

The decoration of the coffee shop is beautiful and creative. Nice views of the mountain in the surrounding. I never watched the Korean drama Coffee Prince but still enjoyed the visit. The place is very popular and can be crowded at times.

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