Learn how to wear a hanbok

A very memorable experience is to try on a Hanbok, Korea’s traditional dress.  The hanbok has a long history and can be traced back to the Three Kingdoms of Korea period spanning between 57 BC to 668 AD. Traditionally, women's hanbok consist of the jeogori (a blouse shirt or a jacket) and the chima (a full, wrap-around skirt) while men's hanbok consist of jeogori and loose fitting baji (trousers).

These days, it is customary for Koreans to wear hanbok during formal and semi-formal occasions such as weddings, celebrations, and festivals.  Recently, however, the hanbok has been re-popularized in modern fashion with several contemporary brands incorporating its traditional designs into upscale modern clothes.

One of the best places to try on a hanbok is Gyeongbokgung Palace, where there will be plenty of opportunities for some great photographs amongst the ancient architecture. This is a fun experience for men and women of all ages and for kids.

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