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Insadong Hanjeungmak

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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A Must-Do!

I love the Korean day spas here in California, so I made going to a sauna in Seoul one of my top... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
anjais
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Pasadena, California
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Authentic Korean Spa Experience

I was looking for an authentic (not touristy) Korean spa and came across this place on TripAdvisor... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Amy M
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Hong Kong, China
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Oct 19, 2018
“A Must-Do!”
Jul 6, 2018
“Authentic Korean Spa Experience”
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The Korean traditional sauna culture has been introduced through TV dramas and shows and its origin is the 'Hanjeungmak'. Modeled after the traditional Korean ultra heated sauna, where special yellow archer fomentation stones and pine trees are...more
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36, Yulgok-ro 6-gil, Jongno-gu | B1, Seoul, South Korea
Jongno-gu
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I love the Korean day spas here in California, so I made going to a sauna in Seoul one of my top priorities. My husband and I were a little worried at first because of the language barrier and we didn’t have an appointment but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank anjais
Reviewed July 6, 2018

I was looking for an authentic (not touristy) Korean spa and came across this place on TripAdvisor and the actual experience exceeded my expectations! The place is a bit difficult to find as it's in the basement of a building, but there are signs outside...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Amy M
Reviewed July 4, 2017

This was my introduction to a Korean scrub. It was very relaxing. I got the spa package. My skin never felt so good after the scrub.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Emily W
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Booked the full package for KWN 150,000 each. Get the locker key and store you sandals in the smaller locker and the strip down to your Birthday suit and store all your possessions in the large locker. Not confusing as these two lockers with identical...More

Date of experience: June 2017
6  Thank SalimCanada
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

This is my first time to go Hanjeunmuk and having full body scrub and massage. The owner speaks English well, so it's very convenient. I had hanjeunmuk first. There are 2 different temperature of Hanjeunmuk. One is lower temperature with the crystal stones all over...More

Date of experience: January 2017
5  Thank martildac
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Warning : You must be comfortable with nudity with the same sex. Like an onsen. Personally, I am very short-sighted & it doesn't bother me especially when I know no one. It never occurred to me to go to Korean traditional spa until my Korean...More

Date of experience: November 2016
8  Thank MouMou
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We found this place by chance as we were around the Palaces areas and while the facility is relatively on the smaller scale (2-3 baths and 2-3 saunas for women and 2-3 dry heat and salt saunas for common use where everyone is dressed), the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Consu18
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

This is the best korean traditional sauna I ever went. Try their traditional steamed room..it is awsome..

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Alexander L
Reviewed November 15, 2014

There lots of national souvenirs, k-pop and yammy cuisine on street! It's not far from Palaces. There 4 storey building with interesing things to buy, national souvenirs, yammy "똥" bread and small garden on the roof where you can leave you letter

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank arjana_smile
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Response from anjais | Reviewed this property |
Yup my husband went with me. The body scrub is in a separate male only area while the dry sauna is in a co-ed area.
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