For foreigners, these Korean public bathhouses offer you the most authentic and unique cultural experiences such as getting naked in public and soaking in a bathtub with other people, all of which will blow your mind away. Dragon Hill Spa is open 24 hours a day and all year round so you can visit the spa any time of the year. It is a great late-night spot to hang out with your special ones and the perfect place to escape the heat, cold or rain. Along with spas and saunas, Dragon Hill Spa offers you a wide range of amenities as well, such as an internet cafe, fitness center, arcade center, and even a karaoke room. It was also named as one of the three best saunas in Seoul by CNN.
10 Steps to Enjoy a Bath at jimjilbang in Seoul, South Korea
Life in Gwangju, South Korea: Korean Bathhouse!
Taking a bath at a jimjilbang is one of must-do things when you visit Seoul in South Korea. Jimjilbang is a hour, gender-segregated bathhouses featuring relaxing hot and cold soaking pools, bathing and massage areas, various saunas, entertainment lounges, and communal sleeping rooms. Let me tell you something… Koreans take their baths more than serious. Happiness and contentment is what destress Koreans, and to reach that point, taking a deep and good bath is the way to go.
Are you still in Gwangju? I will be moving there in August. Can you tell me, have you ever seen a laundromat in Gwangju? Just curious.
Korea was full of new experiences; and our Korean spa experience was no exception. Most jjimjilbangs are open 24 hours and are a popular weekend getaway for Korean families. Spa Land consists of 22 spas fed by two different kinds of all-natural spring water, 13 themed saunas, and an open-air foot spa.