Yakhyeon Cathedral [중림동약현성당]

Black Knight (2017-18); Lookout (2017); The K2 (2016); Emergency Couple (2014); Bride of the Century (2014); Prime Minister & I (2013-14); My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010); IRIS (2009-10)

Jang Baek-Hee (Jang Mi-Hee) comes here in episode 2 of Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me (흑기사) (KBS2, 2017-18) and tells a sister (that meanwhile has fallen asleep) that she is 250 years old and only now starts to age and that she has committed a great sin that she wants to rectify.
In episode 1 of Lookout (파수꾼) (2017), Key (Gong Kyung-Soo) comes here lighting a candle and leaving a message that he has completed his mission.
In episode 6 of The K2 (더 케이투) (tvN, 2016), Ko An-Na (Yoona) flees from the house where she is kept by her father and stepmother to meet her father at a service at this cathedral that he would be attending. She disguises as a nun and sings in the choir her own version of “Amazing Grace” – while Kim Je-Ha (Ji Chang-Wook) is standing watch.
Oh Hye-sang (Park Se-Young) and Joo Se-hoon (Da Sang-woo) marry here in episode 3 of My Daughter, Geum Sa-wol (2015-16). The same goes for Oh Jin-Hee (Song Ji-Hyo) and Oh Chang-Min (Choi Jin-Hyuk) who get married here in crushing a service in the first scene of episode 1 in Emergency Couple (2014). This is also where Na Doo-Rim (Yang Jin-Sung) and Choi Kang-Joo (Lee Hong-Ki) get marry privately without guests in episode 10 of Bride of the Century (백년의 신부) (CSTV, 2014).
In episode 11 of My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho/My Girlfriend Is a Nine-Tailed Fox (내 여자친구는 구미호) (SBS, 2010), Cha Tae-Woong (Lee Seung-Ki) finally accepts that he likes Mi-Ho (Shin Min-Ah) and confesses to her in front of this cathedral. And finally they gave assurance to each other’s feelings. The building is an exact look alike of the stand-in that Mi-ho gave to him.
Also, Kim Hyeon-Jun (Lee Byung-Hun) comes here to retrieve his memory in episode 3 of IRIS (2009-10), accompanied by Choi Seung-Hee (Kim Tae-Hee). It’s the religious orphanage where he had stayed at from the age of 7. While Kim Hyeon-Jun talks the the father, Seung-Hee walks around the orphanage and ends up in the church where she asks Mother Maria if she should love a man with many secrets and her answer – that she can directly give Hyeon-Jun because he had come to the church as his talk had finished – was “Yes.”. We then see them walk down the aisle arm in arm.

Also seen in Prime Minister & I (2013-14).

Adress: 서울 중구 청파로 447-1
(중림동 149-2)
Geolocation: 37.559115, 126.967441
To get here: Chungjeongno Station [충정로역], Line 2 and 5, Exit 4
Bus Stop: Korea Economic Daily [한국경제신문사] – Key (Gong Kyung-Soo) gets off the bus here in episode 10 of Lookout (2017) to go to this church.
 
— submitted by Marion KDL

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