Starbucks under hanok roof

by KnowingKorea

There are over 1,000 Starbucks stores in Korea. Most stores are in modern buildings in urban centers, but some are different. Here is a Starbucks in hanok (traditional Korean house) at the entrance of Mungyeong Saejae, a historical mountain pass at the height of 642 meters above sea level. The area surrounding Mungyeong Saejae is designated as a provincial park, where many a historical constructions are preserved, and the Starbucks in hanok at the entrance of the park makes itself a tourist attraction.