Hanbok Rental Near Gyeongbokgung, Stores Summary and Tips

Hanbok Rental Near Gyeongbokgung, Stores Summary and Tips

If you wear a hanbok and visit the old palace, it will be a more exotic and extraordinary experience for you. In particular, foreigners wearing hanbok can enter the palaces in Seoul for free. This blog introduces some hanbok stores near Gyeongbokgung Palace and provides tips to help tourists choose a hanbok rental shop.

Location Map

hanbok rental shap map

A and B are closer to the entrance of Gyeongbok Palace, but C and D are more convenient for Bukchon and Insadong tour. And all shops on the map above are all within about 700 meters from the entrance of Gyeongbokgung Palace.

Types of Hanbok

Most Hanbok rental stores offer two kinds of Hanbok, traditional and fusion. Among them, fusion hanbok is a modified hanbok with colorful colors and shiny golden patterns according to the preference of tourists. And it is also called as theme hanbok, special hanbok, premium hanbok or character hanbok and so on.

hanbok 1
Fushion Hanbok

Traditional Hanbok is also called normal Hanbok, and there are procedures to be worn additionally like inner skirt. You may think that it is not as gorgeous as fusion hanbok, but there are many beautiful traditional hanbok according to material and design.

Rental Fee

The rental fee varies slightly depending on the store, but generally it is as follow.

Traditional Hanbok (or Normal Hanbok)
– 2h: 10,000 ~ 15,000 won
– 4h: 15,000 ~ 20,000 won
– 1day: 30,000 ~ 35,000 won

Fusion Hanbok
– 2h: 15,000 ~ 30,000 won
– 4h: 20,000 ~ 35,000 won
– 1day: 35,000 ~ 50,000 won

Common free services of most stores
–  Locker
–  Basic accessories including headband

Tips
The rental fee is generally determined by the quality and condition of Hanbok and the marketing ability. The hanbok in the stores introduced here are slightly different in style and design, but did not seem to have a big difference in quality. However, due to the year of manufacture and frequent washing, the condition of Hanbok may be different.

Reservation

You do not have to make a reservation. Just visit within business hours. And English, Chinese (or Japanese) is basically supported in most stores.

Night opening of Gyeongbokgung

Gyeongbokgung will hold a special opening in the evening from April to October as follows. In addition, most of the hanbok rental stores are open until 9:30 pm or 10:00 pm during this period.

Schedule of 2018
•  4/29 – 5/6 (19:00 ~ 21:30)
•  5/20 – 6/2 (19:00 ~ 21:30)
•  6/17 – 6/30 (19:30 ~ 22:00)
•  7/22 – 8/4 (19:30 ~ 22:00)
•  9/16 – 9/29 (19:00 ~ 21:30)
•  10/21 – 11/3 (19:00 ~ 21:30)

Store Information

(1) ohnelharu 오늘하루

09:00 – 20:00 •  T: 02-737-8222 •  E: rkddlsdn1234@naver.com •  16 Jahamun-ro 2-gil, Sajik-dong, Seoul  (2F)

ohnelharuhanbok.com
Since it is a shop that makes hanbok directly, there are additional self-made hanbok.

Normal (won)
10,000 (2h), 15,000 (4h),  25,000 (1day)
Fusion (won)  
15,000~30,000 (2h) • 20,000~35,000 (4h) 35,000~50,000 (1day)

– Hair Styling Free Service
– See the homepage for the detailed price

hanbok rental shop 1
hanbok rental shop 2

(2) GIGIBEBE 지지배배

09:00 – 19:00 • T: 02-722-0978 •  E: coconut7878@naver.com •  20 Jeokseon-dongJongno-gu, Seoul (3F)

www.gigibebe-hanbok.com
Gigibebe is also a shop for making hanbok, so it has some hanbok made by itself. This store is a little smaller, but the number of hanbok is similar to other stores.

Normal (won)
10,000 (2h), 15,000 (4h),  25,000 (1day)
Fusion (won)  
20,000~30,000 (2h) • 25,000~35,000 (4h) 35,000~45,000 (1day)

– Hair Styling Free Service
– See the homepage for the detailed price

hanbok rental shop 3
hanbok rental shop 4

(3) INKOREA 인코리아

09:00 – 20:00 • T: 02-734-8222 •  E: coconut7878@naver.com • 19 Jeokseon-dongJongno-gu, Seoul (3F)

www.instagram.com/inkoreahanbok
It is a shop with a neat interior.

Normal (won)
10,000 (2h), 15,000 (4h),  25,000 (1day)
Fusion (won)  
15,000~30,000 (2h) • 20,000~35,000 (4h) 35,000~50,000 (1day)

– Hair Styling Free Service
– See [More photos] for the detailed price.

hanbok rental shop 5
hanbok rental shop 6

(4) CHAM Hanbok 참한복

09:00 – 19:00 • T: 02-2266-7119 •  E: chamhanbok@naver.com • 111 Junghak-dongJongno-gu, Seoul (2F)

https://chamhanbok.modoo.at/
It is a store of good location close to both Gyeongbokgung Palace main gate and Insadong. And the store size is reasonable, and there are quite a lot of hanbok. However, if you want to see other shops, you have to walk a bit.

Normal (won)
10,000 (2hr), 13,000 (4h),  20,000 (10h)
Fusion (won)  
15,000~20,000 (2h) • 18,000~25,000 (4h) 25,000~30,000 (10h)

– See the homepage for the detailed price

hanbok rental shop 7
hanbok rental shop 8

(5) 3355 Hanbok (Gyeongbokgung)

*Gyeongbokgung – 09:00 – 18:00 (Closed on Tuesdays) • T: 02-720-1255  • 45 Sagan-dongJongno-gu, Seoul (B1)
*Bukchon – 09:00 – 18:00 • T: 02-720-1255 • 21 Bukchon-ro, Gahoe-dong Jongno-gu, Seoul (B1)

www.go3355.net
3355 has two stores of Gyeongbokgung and Bukchon. And, unlike other stores, classify rental fee as A, B, C and Premium class. In addition, despite the fact that the stores are not large, each 3355 store offers small spaces decorated with traditional interiors that can be freely photographed inside.

A-C (won)
2h) 15,000 ~ 30,000 
4h) 25,000 ~ 40,000 
Day) 30,000 ~ 50,000  

– Inner Top, Inner Skirt Free
– Hair Styling : Paid (5,000 won)

hanbok rental shop 11
hanbok rental shop 12

(6) Gureumihanbok (Bukchon) 북촌 구르미한복

10:00 – 19:00 • T: 02-734-2567  • 17-11, Anguk-dong, Seoul (B1)

gureumihanbok2.modoo.at
This store is one of the largest in Hanbok rental stores and holds a lot of Hanbok. 

Normal (won)
10,000 (2h), 15,000 (4h)
Fusion (won)  
20,000 (2h) • 25,000 (4h)

– Add 10% VAT
– See the homepage for the detailed price

hanbok rental shop 9
hanbok rental shop 10

(7) Hanryuhanbok 우리옷한류

10:00 – 20:00 • T: 02-733-8870 • 118-2 Gwanhun-dongJongno-gu, Seoul (4F)

hanryuhanbok.modoo.at/
This store is relatively large and holds quite a lot of hanbok. And, the owner has been engaged in distribution and design of hanbok for 30 years.

Normal (won)
10,000 (2h), 15,000 (4h),  25,000 (1day)
Fusion (won)  
15,000 (2h) • 20,000 (4h) 35,000 (1day)

– Hair Styling Free Service
– Add 10% VAT

hanbok rental shop 13
hanbok rental shop 14

(8) Seoul Hanbok 서울한복

10:00 – 20:00 • T: 02-720-8012 • 73-1 Gwanhun-dongJongno-gu, Seoul (4F)

www.instagram.com/seoulhanbok_official/
It is one of the stores where it is thought that the variety of hanbok is also well managed.

Normal (won)
10,000 (2h), 15,000 (4h),  25,000 (1day)
Fusion (won)  
15,000 (2h) • 20,000 (4h) 35,000 (1day)

– Hair Styling Free Service
– Add 10% VAT

hanbok rental shop 15
hanbok rental shop 16

When choosing a store, consider the location, the design and quality of the hanbok, the quantity and condition, the price, and the convenience of use. And, if the other conditions are the same, a less crowded store would be more convenient for you to use.

Please let us know if there are any additional stores you recommend or if you have any of these stores that are dissatisfied with the service.

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