It’s summer in Korea but it’s also rainy days, I feel happy when after a week of raining, I have time to go outside and see some filming locations.
MARRONNIER PARK [마로니에공원]
At Marronnier Park where “The Liar and His Lover” was filmed. This park is located in front of the Seoul National University and you can also reach Ihwa Mural Village and Naksan Park from here.
Address: 104, Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 종로구 대학로 104 (동숭동))
How to go there: Hyehwa Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 2.
DEOKSUNG PALACE WALL [덕수궁]
When you go to Deoksugung Palace do not forget that at the backside of the walls “Goblin was filmed there where Goblin can see Grim Reaper’s tea house from that wall.
Address: 99 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 중구 세종대로 99 (정동))
How to go there: City Hall Station, Line 1 or 2, Exit 1, 2 or 3
SEOUL MUSEUM OF ART [서울시립미술관]
I walked thru the backside of the Deoksugung Palace when I finished looking inside, I passed by the Seoul Museum of Art, where a scene from Weightlifting Kim Bok Joo was filmed there.
(Backside of Deoksugung Palace)
Address: 61, Deoksugung-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 중구 덕수궁길 61 (서소문동))
How to go there: City Hall Station (Subway Line 1, 2), Exit 1
N SEOUL TOWER [남산서울타워]
I went to Namsan Tower or N Seoul Tower also where “My love from the Stars” and “The Legend of the Blue Sea” filmed some scene there. Actually there are many Korean dramas filmed here like “Boys Over Flowers”, where Gu Jun-pyo (Lee Min-Ho) waited for Guem Jan-di (Ku Hye-sun) until she shows up on a snowy day in episode 4. He asked her to come but he didn’t take it seriously because she didn’t gave an answer. Finally, thet got locked up in the N Seoul cable car and spend the whole night there.
Address: 105, Namsangongwon-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 용산구 남산공원길 105 (용산동2가))
How to go there: Myeongdong Station, Line 4, Exit 3
GWANGHWAMUN SQUARE [광화문광장]
This was actually an accident, I didn’t know that City Hall is near Gwanghwamun Square and I was lucky to found out that City Hunter of Lee Min Ho and Park Min Young was filmed here. The scene was the 1st episode of City Hunter where Lee Yoon-Sung (Lee Min-Ho) made a stop there after arriving in Seoul while Kim Na-Na (Park Min-Young) giving out flyers just a couple of meters away from him.
Address: Jiha 172, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 종로구 세종대로 지하 172 (세종로))
How to go there:
1) City Hall Station (Seoul Subway Line 1 & 2), Exit 3.
2) Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 6 & 7.
3) Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 1, 2 & 8.
* Connected to the underground exit.
FLOWER STAIRCASE- IHWA MURAL VILLAGE [이화 벽화마을]
This scene was from “Rooftop Prince (2012)” of Park Yoo Chun and Ha Ji-min where she walks through Ihwa Mural Village in episode 15 while he followed her at a distance.
Address: 9-542 Ihwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea (서울 종로구 이화동 9-542)
How to go there: Hyehwa station, Subway Line 4, Exit 2
SEOULLO 7017 SKY GARDEN
I’ve been to Seoullo 7017 before I see this drama “Fight My Way”. Seoullo 7017 before was an overpass that was built in the 1970’s and been transformed into a modernized and beautiful sky garden this year of 2017.
The scene from the drama where Park Moo-Bin (Choi Woo-Sik) tells Choi Ae-Ra (Kim Ji-Won) to be a Cinderella and try the sneakers on. But the shoes are too small since Ae-ra lied her real shoe size.
Address: 122-16, Bongraedong2-ga, Jong-gu, Seoul (서울 중구 봉래동2가 122-16)
How to go there: Seoul Station, Subway Line 1, Exit 2 or 8.
GYEONGBOKGUNG PALACE [경복궁]
In episode 2 of The Goblin (2016), this was the place where Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) and Ji Eun-Tak (Kim Go-Eun) arrived coming back from Québec.
Address: 161, Sajik-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 종로구 사직로 161 (세종로))
How to got there:
Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3) and Exit 5.
Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3) and Exit 1.
Take Bus No. 1020, 7025,109, 171, 172, 601 or 606 and get off at Gyeongbokgung Palace Bus Stop.
Take Jongno Bus No. 11 and get off at National Folk Musuem of Korea Bus Stop. 마을버스 종로11
OH CHO RIM’S HOUSE OR CAFE GAEPPUL
This is Oh Cho Rim’s (Shin Se-Kyung) house in Sensory Couple or The Girl Who Sees Smells (냄새를 보는 소녀) (2015). In reality this is a gallery cafe named as “Gaeppul [개뿔]” located in Ihwa Mural Village and just near Bong Soon (Strong Woman Do Bong Soon) and Hye-Jung’s (Doctos) house.
Address: 서울 종로구 낙산성곽서1길 2 (이화동 9-443)
How to go there: Take subway Line 4 to Hyehwa station, Exit 2
There are still more filming locations I want to see and I will update this post anytime. Keep reading! Thanks ❤