In recent years, the number of Korean high school students walking on the street in Hanbok has gradually increased. Hanbok is not only loved by Korean girls, but also popular among foreign tourists.
How to rent Hanbok in Korea? Let's check it out!
"HanbokNam", a professional Hanbok renting store equipped with a studio of vintage vibes.
Located in Samcheongdong which is one of the top tourist attractions in Seoul, "HanbokNam
" is of 10 minutes walking distance from Anguk station of subway line 3, and there are many Hanok cafes and stores nearby.
Choose the Hanbok style you preferred, and put it on.
1F Lounge and lockers
2F Hanbok and accessories renting area
※Photo credit: HanbokNam
With the assistance of the staff, you can pick the Hanbok that most suits you according to your characteristic.
Girls can also choose men's hanbok. The staff will help you wear your clothes.
More charming with nice hair accessories and hairstyles.
Take a selfie after putting it on.
Tips for choosing Hanbok
1. Cute dress style
First put a special petticoat in the hanbok, which makes the skirt more loose, just as cute as a dress.
2. A combination of traditional colors?
Choose a darker skirt with a bright-colored top for a more traditional look.
Take a photo on the rooftop terrace
On the 4F terrace, you can see the roof of Gyeongbokgung Palace and Blue House, take a picture of it!
Take a photo!
Vintage vibes when you take pictures in front of the background.
Take a stroll in Insadong with Hanbok!
The best shooting spot---Bukchon 1st view
The Bukchon 1st view around Changdeokgung Palace
It's said that people visiting palaces in Hanbok can take better photos.
The Bukchon Hanok Village, not far from Samcheongdong, has beautiful shooting spots, known as Bukchon 8 scenes.
In 2008, Seoul City selected the eight most attractive spots in the Bukchon Hanok Village to be listed as “Bukchon Eight Views”. It takes about 2 to 2.5 hours to walk through the 8 scenes. We went to the Bukchon 1st view near Changdeokgung Palace.
Walk down the street of Insadong
When walking down the main street of Insadong, you can see many people wearing Hanbok.
From the central street of Insadong, there are many traditional craft shops, antique shops, ceramic shops, galleries, etc., and the tea shops and restaurants retain a vintage style.
You can also take a break at the popular green tea cafe " o'sulloc TEA HOUSE"
Ice green tea latte (left) and strawberry latte (6000 won each)
With the drink, we went to Insadong’s landmark “Ssamziegil".
If you want to take a picture of Ssamziegil in front of the entrance, please stand at the right hand side of the entrance and shoot diagonally from the right.
Located at the top of Ssamziegil, "DDong COFFEE & TEA" is a lovely poop-themed cafe.
Poop cakes has become a representative snack of Insadong Ssamziegil and even Seoul (1,000 won/piece).
The "love wall" filled with love locks. You can also write a vow of love with your loved ones here, and hang the love lock on the "love wall".
The rest space on 4F only have a cafe and benches. It’s nice to take a break here after a long stroll.
Taking photos with the ancient palace
At the end of the experience, go to the gate of Gyeongbokgung Palace and take a photo with the ancient palace to make a commemorate.
In addition, tourists wearing Habnbok can get free admission to the ancient palaces. If you want to walk in the ancient palaces wearing a hanbok, you can plan it and make a schedule in advance!