How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea

When we walk around Gyeongbokgung Palace and Insadong, we often see people wearing hanbok.


It is because the culture of taking photos wearing hanbok is popular among young people in recent years.

How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea
How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea

Hanbok has been appreciated for its beautiful charm in foreign countries, but it has been dressed only on special occasions in Korea.

Thanks to the Social Networks that the Hanbok, which has been turned out like this, comes out of the world again.

How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea
How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea

The beginning was a cultural experience program that rented hanbok to foreigners at the palace. As foreigners wore hanbok on the streets, it became fashionable to wear hanbok around youths.

Social Media # is a hashtag called ‘hanbok_stargram’ is full of authentic hanbok shots.

As more and more people try to experience Korean hanbok, hanbok rental stores have increased, reaching over 131 in Jongno-gu alone, Seoul.

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Although there is a difference for each rental shop, you can enjoy Hanbok at an affordable price of KRW 10,000 won per 2 hours or similar like that.


As soon as you wear a hanbok, you can get a discount at the 111 cooperated restaurants in Jongno-gu which is started last year, as well as a free entrance to Royal palaces, even the parking lot at the Jongno-gu office can be discounted.

As the benefits increase, wearing Hanbok and going out into the streets is becoming a culture and a new tradition.

Modern Hanbok

For modern Koreans, hanbok is formal clothing worn during Korean holidays or on special occasions.

Children wear hanbok on their first birthday and adults wear it for their wedding ceremony or major events within the family, including funerals.

Although hanbok has become the ritual dress of choice worn only on traditional holidays, Koreans’ love for hanbok is tremendous.

The number of people wearing stylish hanbok modified to suit as everyday wear continues to increase, and many enjoy the outing in hanbok by renting one from hanbok rental shops.


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Hanbok snap photo
How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea

The place where snap photography takes place is important

Even if you choose the place well, the picture that looks ‘Cool’ is completed.

The background of the ancient palace stone path gives a quiet atmosphere. It is also recommended to have a quiet alleyway without people.

Let’s make a moody photo with a natural paparazzi cut feel.

If you want to take a unique authentication shot, choose a cafe with graffiti art or a modern atmosphere. Modern places and traditional hanbok make a unique blend.

How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea
How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea

Add fashion items

You can wear a rider jacket in Hanbok or a matching bag of modern style and expect fashion of match to traditional Hanbok.

You can add color points more daringly with color stockings or socks, and styling with bold earrings or hats is wonderful.

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How to take a beautiful Hanbok snap photo in Korea

Hair decoration is essential

Styling is different even if you use only a point on a hair with a commonly used corolla, a hairband, and a pin.

Let’s try the hair ornaments on the back of the hair as the hanbok is pretty even if you take a back shot.

Gyeongbokgung Hanbok couple

Night scenery with another attraction

If you take a picture from the beautiful Seoul Palaces or the Namsan tower, you will get a Hanbok photo shot featuring the night mood.

However, if you choose a place with soft light, you can get an atmospheric picture.

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