Seoul Book Bogo (Repository) 서울책보고, Library and Cultural Space!
In this article we will share to you about Seoul Book Bogo, a library and cultural space located in Seoul that become one of the must visit for those who love to take an instagrammable picture as they travel south korea. Let’s find out what is this place!
instagrammable Arched bookshelf
Seoul Book Bogo is a new cultural space created by Seoul Metropolitan Government to house old, secondhand books they gathered from old bookstores around the city. Seoul Book Bogo is separated into 4 spaces for value, sharing, enjoyment, and experience.
You can feel the value of old books in the space for value, read books donated by famous intellectuals in the space for sharing, experience unique indie books in the space for enjoyment, and participate in various cultural book programs in the space for experience.
Address: 05507 1, Ogeum-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul
* Weekdays 10:30 – 20:30
* Weekend & Holidays 10:00 – 21:00
Closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, Lunar New Year & Chuseok
How to go there:
Subway Line 2, Jamsillaru Station, Exit 1
Featured in Hotel Del Luna Kdrama
This unique arched bookshelf was featured as a backdrop in episode 2 of Hotel Del Luna. Afterwards it became one of the must visit library for traveller in Seoul, South Korea.
You can buy the secondhand books In the Space of Value, with the price as low as KRW2,000 (~USD1.75) – less than half the usual price of your usual secondhand books. You can purchase it by placing an order using the computers inside the store.
Browse and read your favourite books
Many people spend time here reading the books they share here that mostly written and donated by scholars, professors and also other renowned writers.
You can just become a model of a beautiful person that love to read a book and take a good pictures for your social media account and to keep the moments in this instagrammable library.
You can just browse all kinds of books with each different category that you might want to read and enjoy the vibes if this library space.
Other than that, you can go to the Space of Experience to join the book talk and other programs or go to Space of Enjoyment to discover independent publications and check on the book market where more magainzes and books are sold.
TBS, a Korean broadcasting network, held its 29th-anniversary celebration in Seoul Book Bogo and it was broadcasted in an episode of Book Concert.
Book club sessions are also held in the event space.Find out more on their official Instagram page.
If you feel thirsty, you can get the drinks on the small Book Cafe located next to the information counter. However, they don’t sell any food and also you can’t bring food outside here to keep the vibes, smell and cleanliness of this place. The beverages price here is start from 1,500KRW-4,500KRW. The cafe only accepts payment by card or Zero pay, a payment service via QR code.
How do you think about Seoul Book Bogo? have you ever visited this place? Let us know in the comments below!