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Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul provided by Hanboknam

Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 02/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Immerse yourself in Korean culture of the past and present with traditional attire rental in Seoul. Choose a classic style hanbok that people wear today for holidays and special events. Or wear a more colorful and ornate hanbok, similar to what kings and queens wore. Complimentary hairstyling is provided and accessories are available for rental. When you're ready, pose for photos in front of different sets and historical locations.
Highlights
  • Take photos in a traditional Korean hanbok
  • Experience Korean culture of the past and present
  • Choose a rental duration to suit your schedule
  • Save time and skip the line at the palace
Important Information
Departure Point
133-5 Sajik-ro, Sajik-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Basic hanbok rental
  • Hair styling
  • Local taxes
  • Skip the line access
  • Inner skirt (if package option is selected)
  • Locker to store personal belongings (if package option is selected)
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Accessories (optional)
  • Self studio
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Sizes from S~XL available for males and females
  • Bring ID or passport
  • The time for selection is a half-hour. If you exceed the 30 minutes, the exceeded time will be considered part of the rental time.
  • You can try on a hanbok twice
  • If you exceed the return time, there is extra charge: -Traditional hanbok: 1,000 won per 10 minutes (1 person) -Theme hanbok: 2,000 won per 10 minutes (1 person).
  • If the hanbok is damaged or dirtied, there is an extra charge so please be careful.
  • If you lose the accessories and/or the locker key, you will be responsible for paying for those items.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
26Reviews
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Anie Z wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore, Singapore17 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time in Gyeongbokgung Palace, after renting Hanbok from this one outlet outside the palace. I think it was owned by a family, a couple and theiir son. Very good service. I didnt expect the rental to be very cheap. It includes a handbag to carry our personal
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Date of experience: December 2019
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The mellow puff wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
There was no clear instructions of what we needed to do. We selected our own hanbok and no one to help us to help for the kids hanbok. We took the boy’s outfit for my girl unknowingly. After some time, someone informed I took the wrong hanbok. After we returned, there was no
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Hanboknam, Manager at Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Hello. I apologize for the inconvenience you have experienced. For the situation, the entire staff training was conducted. We will also do our best to upgrade our systems so that you can use them more comfortably. I apologize again.
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NLCabz wrote a review Dec 2019
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We had a good experience with those who assisted us in our hanbok rental. All staff were accommodating and ready to help. I love how my braided hair style was done to complete my look!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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TILAK T wrote a review Nov 2019
Pune, India183 contributions28 helpful votes
This is one the most seen attraction at Seoul! There are rent services for wearing the traditional Hanbok which gives a free entry to the palace areas. The structure is very beautiful and the Fall Season gives ample photo ops!Overall, a super memory for life!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Prescila G wrote a review Nov 2019
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Too busy and very short staff to advice customer what is suitable to wear and I look terrible.Actually, there are other places nearby which not too busy and free hair style.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Hanboknam, Guest Relations Manager at Gyeongbokgung Palace Hanbok Rental Experience in Seoul
Responded 5 Nov 2019
Hello, Thank you so much for taking your time out to share your experience with us and giving us the opportunity to serve you. We are sorry that we couldn't give you a satisfactory service and will try to improve our service based on your review. It will always be a pleasure to have you as our customer. Hope you enjoyed trip in Korea and looking forward to welcome you back again. Sincerely, Hanboknam
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fengww
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Other hanbok shops nearby too .
I came early but even the nicest outfits and accessories were too worn out . Hairdo was just ok because the person
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JosefEUC
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Shop is easy to find
Shop is easy to find. Sizesand Colour sets are limited. We arrived 9am and the choices of hanbok styles are limited
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Anil_Wanina
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Variety choice of Hanbok and great experience
Variety choice of Hanbok with many size. You can try up to 2 set of Hanbok but only choose one. Come with makeup an
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belleaah
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Good experience; come earlier to avoid the crowd
Shop was crowded at 1pm when we arrived, would recommend to come earlier to avoid the crowd. Staff were still effic
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Sim A
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Trying out different type of hanbok
It's a fun 2.5 hrs of wearing traditional hanbok . Do try out the traditional ones as many people are wearing the f
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tanudy g
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A lot of choices for hanbok
A lot of choices for hanbok that you can pick , but be sure to go there earlier (open at 9.30) so you can pick clot
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Wilson G
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Rude, unhelpful. Feel extremely unwelcomed
Okay guys, I get it that you may be busy and swarmed. But something is really wrong if both of your stores are oper
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Juan C
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An excellent day
The hanboknam are very easy and confortable to wear. It was a really nice experience. The personal speaks very well
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Carolina A
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Beautiful Hanbok
Hanboknam is outside of the palace. You need to walk around 10 minutes to this place. Their hanbok are beautiful b
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Scarlett K
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Great Experience
We visited Hanboknam today with our voucher for the themed hanbok. The building is very close to Anguk station and
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Alicia T
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Nice Hanbok
My second time wearing Hanbok at Korea and I decided to rent from Hanboknam as its near our hostel. The place is qu
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sarahT667AE
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Nice variety of hanboks.
has lots of places to take photos. There were many accessories and helped with my hair styling. If you want to expe
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Som-o C
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Cheap and good experience
I wore my traditional Hanbok from Hanbok Nam for 1 and a half hours, it was only 10,000 won! (Aprox 10 Usd). You ca
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Marcela M
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Nice place for photos !
Nice variety of hanboks and studio ! They do your hair, help you pick, take photos and pick accessories !
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travelercass
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Fun to dress up!
Hanboknam is a hanbok themed park. Not only you can rent hanbok, hair accessory, handbag, hair setup and even a pho
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Key Details
  • Gyeongbokgung Palace, Hanboknam
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, Korean
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