This monochrome cafe in South Korea looks like a cartoon
Greem Cafe in Seoul, South Korea will transport you into a two-dimensional world inspired by the popular Korean animated web series W. Every detail, from walls, counters, furniture and even cutlery, is designed to look like two-dimensional drawings come to life, Architectural Digest reported.
Located in Seoul’s Mapu-gu district, this cafe has become a magnet for coffee lovers and those seeking a unique experience. Not surprisingly, it has also become a favorite among photographers.
A video of the cafe is currently going viral on the internet. Posted by Science Girl on X, the caption reads: “There’s a cafe in South Korea where everything is monochrome and like a drawing, making you feel like you’re in a storybook. It’s called Cafe Yeonnam-dong 239-20 “
Watch the video here:
There’s a cafe in South Korea where everything is monochrome and like a drawing, making you feel like you’re in a storybook
It’s called Cafe Yeonnam-dong 239-20
— Science girl (@gunsnrosesgirl3) 19 November 2023
The cafe’s name, Greem, comes from a Korean word that means a cartoon or a painting. According to Architectural Digestit is also sometimes called Cafe Yeonnam-Dong 223-14, which is simply the cafe’s address.
The video has amassed over 15.5 million views on X and a number of comments. One user wrote: “I haven’t been there myself, but there is an article saying that this cafe has gained more popularity among foreigners and has even secured franchise agreements overseas.”
Another user wrote: “It is known for its creative cartoon and cartoon themed interior design. The walls are covered with hand-painted murals of cartoon characters, giving customers the feeling of being inside a 2D cartoon world.”
“I need time to go there,” wrote the third user.
“That’s pretty cool,” wrote the fourth user on X.
“I love it here, I’ve never been there, hopefully one day I’ll make the trip,” wrote the fifth user.
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