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Do you know that as a tourist, we get to try on various types of hanbok costumes for free at the Seoul Global Culture & Tourism Center located on the 5th floor of the M Plaza in Myeongdong. M Plaza is also a great place to shop as it houses famous international brands.
B1F: KOSNEY- fashion accessories
1F: F21 and Ti-amo- clothes and a café
3F: FOLLIFOLLIE- fashion accessories
4F: DAISO, Nail Art Shop, STARBUCKS- stationery and accessories (DAISO)
5F: Seoul Cultural Exchanges & Tourism Information Center and Haetchi Hall
What do you need to do? Just register yourself at the counter (English/Chinese/Japanese language options available) and wait for your time slot. Our slot is an hour later so we went for dinner at Jeonju Jungang Hoekwan, Myeongdong first, before heading back for our photo shooting.
There’s also FREE wifi and locker services available. Great to unload your hauls to continue sight seeing.
Approximately 30 different hanok costumes are available for people to try on, in addition to various accessories and shoes.
KampungBoy in Sumunjang (commander of the royal guards) attire.
All in all, it was a great experience for us! You should probably drop by Seoul Global Culture & Tourism Center when in Seoul too! For more money saving tips in South Korea, read this (based on our personal experiences).
Seoul Global Culture & Tourism Center
Myeong-dong Station, Seoul Subway line 4, Exit #6 >> 200 meters from the station