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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 계동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Gye dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Kye tong
Country South Korea

Gye-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in Seoul, South Korea. It is a legal dong (법정동 ) administered under its administrative dong (행정동 ), Gahoe-dong.[1][2]

The area is home to Joongang Bath, Korea's oldest public bathhouse, situated on the northern end of the main street. It also has an old hardware store and sesame oil shop from the 1970s, as well as eateries and cafes in the same style.[3]

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  1. ^ "계동 (Gye-dong 桂洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-22. 
  2. ^ "The origin of Gye-dong's name" (in Korean). Jongno-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-22. [dead link]
  3. ^ Yoo Sun-young; Hannah Kim (2 March 2011). "Bukchon streets lure folks with rustic charm and retro cool". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 

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