Day 4: Hanbok at Gyeongbokgung - Seoul, South Korea


Free activity.  Going inside Gyeongbokgung wearing a Hanbok grants you free entry.  Just put on your hanbok and walk straight in.  As for the hanbok...we got ours online.  Very cheap.  It's around 10-15USD.  Shipping included.  It's just for the fun of taking selfies in the palace.  So, we didn't care about the quality of the hanbok.  Renting one nearby would be around the same price anyways.  By getting our own hanbok, we don't need to worry about getting it dirty or ripped.  

Right outside exit 5 of Gyeongbokgung station, there is a museum with lockers inside.  So, we changed and put our backpack along with our regular clothes there.  We are too embarrassed to walk around in hanbok outside of the palace.  So, we changed into it after we arrive at Gyeongbokgung.  The locker is free.  You do need to put in a deposit of 500 won I think. However, you get it back when you leave.


There are many others in their hanbok.  So, we didn't feel out of place.


Cho even made our own hair clip using junk at home.










Gyeongbokgung is at point O in Places Part 1 on the map below:


Chi

Day 1: Airbnb at Exit 9 LG Palace > Hongdae Vending Machine Restaurant> Meerkat Cafe > Ader Gallery and Shop > Chicken 678 > Seoullo 7017 > Daiso in Myeongdong

Day 2: Dumpling Soup at 교지나주곰탕 > Arriate Flower Cafe > Olympic Park and Hanseong Baekje Cultural Festival > Flower Bed in Olympic Park > Rose Garden and Bingsu in Olympic Park > Lone Tree in Olympic Park > Urban Space and Urban Source > Dokkaebi Bulgogi Dongdaemun > Queen's Square > Majo and Sady Cafe

Day 3: Guuso 구우소 > Mint Heim Cafe > Line Flagship Store > Swan Boat > Pork Knuckle/Feet at 족장 여의도본점 > KaoKao Friends Store in Dongdaemun > Dongdaemun Night Market > Bingsu in Hongdae > Kakao Friends in Hongdae > Miniso in Hongdae > Butter in Hongdae

Day 4: Korea Breakfast > Tiramisu at AR:E Cafe > Cat Cafe > Hanbok at Gyeongbokgung > Simple Eat in Hongdae

*Bonus* Lockers/Luggage Storage in Hongdae
Day 4: Hanbok at Gyeongbokgung - Seoul, South Korea Day 4: Hanbok at Gyeongbokgung - Seoul, South Korea Reviewed by thechichicho nails on Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Rating: 5

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