rent Hanbok in Seoul South Korea

Where To Rent Hanbok In Seoul South Korea

Visiting Seoul in traditional Hanbok has now become a must-try experience for travelers. Where to rent Hanbok in Seoul, South Korea?

This article is a detailed guide on the best hanbok rental, including Hanbok rental review, service price, how to rent your hanbok, Hanbok renting tips, and an itinerary for Seoul, South Korea.

Hanbok Gyeongbokgung Palace Seoul South Korea

 

Things to know about Hanbok

Hanbok has two different parts: the shirt and the skirt. According to Korean customs, there are distinctions in costume structure in various classes in society.

Each hanbok is a combination of creativity, emotion, sophistication in color, and design. 

What is unique about Hanbok is that any age and gender can wear pretty hanbok!

Why should you wear Hanbok when visiting Seoul South Korea?

There are a few reasons that you should try out Hanbok

  • Free entrance: You can enter palaces and temples for free!
  • Curiosity
  • Culture appreciation

Gyeongbokgung Palace Seoul South Korea photo

 

Where to rent Hanbok in Seoul, South Korea? Oneday Hanbok Rental!

Choosing a quality Hanbok rental location in Seoul does not seem easy. Hanbok rental has become a mass service and is provided by many shops in the city center.

If you try to look for a Hanbok rental place in Seoul, you will be dizzy because everywhere offers rental tables at different prices, and of course, the service is also different.

Hanbok rental Seoul South Korea

After reading many positive reviews on Klook, I choose the service at Oneday Hanbok Rental and totally happy with it.

Opening hours: 9 am to 7 pm.

How To Get There:

  • Address: 2nd Floor, 4 Bukchonro5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul
  • How to get there: walk approximately 300m from Exit 2 of Anguk Station and across the road from Jae-dong Elementary School

Hanbok fan

How much is Hanbok rental service in Seoul?

The service price varies based on your rental hours. 

Cost

Oneday Hanbok Rental has two options for you to rent Hanbok in Seoul.

  • 17,400 won if you choose to rent 4 hours. 
  • 26,900 won if you rent a day (24 hours)
  • If you need more time outside the Hanbok rental package, you have to pay an additional 4,500 won per 1 hour.

Your rental time will start once you leave the shop.

Each customer will be provided with two fitting chances. In cases of a misfit in Hanbok size, the store will offer an additional fitting opportunity.

Customers who wish to try more than two fittings will be charged an additional KRW2,000/fitting.

Deposit

If you use a Passport Photo or ID, the deposit fee is 50,000 won. If you use the original Passport or ID, the deposit cost is only 10,000 won.

Of course, you will get this money back after paying for the store Hanbok.

Before you step out the door, check carefully whether your Hanbok suit has a torn armpit or a torn wrist. If so, must change instead of you will have to compensate for these errors there.

renting Hanbok

Why should you choose Oneday Hanbok?

I chose it firstly based on the reviews. The service was excellent when I was there.

I could try on a few times and choose the most suitable Hanbok. The staff was useful and helped me with coordinating and wearing Hanbok in Seoul in the traditional Korean style.

Also, the store had several clothes and accessories to choose from, and it had a nice makeup area. 

Hanbok rental hairclip Seoul South Korea

How to book a Hanbok rental service in Seoul

You can click this link to book your Hanbok rental service. After choosing the package (4 hours or 24 hours), you can select your preferred day and time.

Proceed to the payment, and you will receive your confirmation email immediately.

Upon arrival, you need to show your voucher on your phone or email and pay the deposit. 

 

Other places to rent and try on Hanbok

Hanboknam Gyeongbokgung Store

This Gyeongbokgung Store is a great choice if you’re in a short time and looking to rent Hanbok for 1.5 hours. 

There are two Hanbok choices: Themed Hanbok or Traditional one.

Hanboknam has a vast selection of hanboks, and the staff will help you get your hair done in a classic braid or bun. 

 

Hanbok renting tips

Below are some tips that you should know before renting!

Bring your ID

Each store has different rules and prices, but all stores require guests to show identity cards or passports and deposit. So don’t forget bringing your identifications when renting. 

Ask for help

Going to Hanbok clothing store, you will be overwhelmed because there are hundreds of different clothes, along with the accessories. 

Therefore, you should not hesitate to ask the staff to help you choose the best outfit and the most suitable accessories.

Hanbok rental accessories

Do your hair and makeup

Every Hanbok rental store has a dressing table, so you can freely make up. You can also do it before at your hotel or purchase a hair makeup service. 

Don’t forget the frame

I recommend spending a bit extra to rent a skirt frame under your dress. It helps your dress look puffy and more beautiful when taking pictures.

 

1-Day Seoul Itinerary with Hanbok

I chose a 4-hour package to explore Seoul in Hanbok.

The location of Oneday Hanbok Rental is very close to Gyeongbokgung Royal Palace and Bukchon Hanok Village, so I had plenty of time to explore the attractions fully.

Gyeongbokgun Royal Palace 

I first visited Gyeongbokgun Royal Palace to enjoy the atmosphere before the crowd. 

After arriving at Gyeongbokgung Palace, feel free to enter the gate without having to buy a ticket because you’re wearing a Hanbok.

Gyeongbokgung Palace Seoul South Korea

I spent plenty of time at the palace to take photos and wandering around. 

Please note: Gyeongbokgung Palace is closed on Tuesdays

Bukchon Hanok Village

My last stop was Bukchon Hanok Village. The Hanok Village in Bukchon is a traditional Korean village with a long history located in the middle of Gyeongbokgung Palace. 

Bukchon Hanok Village Seoul South Korea

 

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