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VIDEOMeet artisan of Yeomcheon Bridge shoe street

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By Lee Min-young, Kim Kang-min, Lee Ka-jin

The handmade shoe stores near Yeomcheon Bridge have a history dating back almost a century. This block represents Korea's first-ever community of shoe merchants. The shoemakers in the area have passed down their knowledge and skills over the generations, making it a unique example of Korean craftsmanship.

This road is also a testament to the resilience and dedication of the country's shoe merchants, who have overcome countless obstacles to remain operating for nearly a century.

Lee Min-young
Kim Kang-min


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