Korean Bath Houses

Korean Bath Houses are a pretty interesting cultural education. You can learn a lot about the culture there. I’ve been a couple times, but it’s just a little too out there for me. Being naked with a bunch of naked Korean ajummas and halmonis is a little overwhelming. 😀

I’m going to add some interesting pictures to this post. Most of them have been posted on other blogs, so I will try to include the links to the original article at the end. They are all very interesting stories of people’s experiences in these types of bath houses.


Korean spa Korean spa

This is a bath house in Pusan. Nongshim in Dong nae This is a bath house in Pusan. Nongshim in Dong nae

National Archives of Australia
Korean bath houses in 1959


Psy in the steam room
Psy in the steam room

Might as well add the video too

Article from CNN

Bathhouse basics

Getting Naked in Korea

Korean Bathhouse in Shanghai

Korean Spa

Hotel Nongshim, Pusan

Bathhouse experience

JJimJil Bang


7 thoughts on “Korean Bath Houses

    • Yes, I guess so. My husband did bath house in Japan. He was used to Korean ones, so didn’t have a problem with being ‘sans ropa’! Haha…….on a very person note…..do you use the bathhouse regularly? I think current generation doesn’t go there too often. It’s a fun topic;-)
      Thank you for your comment T Ibara!

      • You’re right, younger people don’t go as often (not as popular), and to answer your question, I don’t use a public bath house regularly (I also prefer the privacy of my own home) However, ‘onsen’ hot springs are lovely! 😀

        Best wishes,

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