Banpo Hangang Park [반포한강공원]

Undercover (2021); Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (2019); Melting Me Softly (2019); Perfume (2019); Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter (2018); Three Colors of Fantasies (2017); Bride of the Water God (2017); Goblin (2016-17); Misaeng (2014); The Snow Queen (2006-07)

Kang Cheong-mo (Lee Seung-joon) asks Choi Yeon-soo (Kim Hyun-joo) to talk and they come to the eastern end of this park in episode 7 of Undercover (Eondeokeobeo/언더커버) (JTBC, 2021).

It is at this park that the ‘Climbing Big Match’ organized by Koo Joon-hwi’s (Kim Jae-young) company takes place in episodes 10 (full episode 5) of Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (사랑은 뷰티블 인생은 원더풀) (KBS2, 2019) and Joon-hwi mistakingly takes Kim Cheong-A (Seol In-A) for one of the competitors.

While the Ma family dines at The River [더리버] in episode 2 of Melting Me Softly/Let Me Melt (날 녹여주오) (tvN, 2019), Ko Mi-ran (Won Jin-A) and her family fish and grill very close to this venue in the park.

Han Deuk-gu (Hyun Bin) brings drunk Kim Bo-ra (Sung Yoo-ri) to this park in episode 3 of The Snow Queen (눈의 여왕) (KBS2, 2006-07) to sober up after her drinking match with Lee Seung-ri (Yoo In-young) and piggybacks her home.

Also seen in episode 16 of Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17); in episdoe 14 of Misaeng/Misaeng: Incomplete Life (미생) (tvN, 2014).
Visit the individual attraction listings for respective details and information.


Final episode 8 of Twogether (투게더) (Netflix, 2020) was filmed here, featuring singer/actor Lee Seung-gi and Taiwanese actor Jasper Liu.

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Banpo Hangang Park [반포한강공원] encapsulates the 7.2km stretch located along the southern side of the Han River between Hannam Bridge and Dongjak Bridge [동작대교], which includes sports facilities and walking tracks. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Banpo [Banpo-dong/반포동], in the Seocho District [Seocho-gu/서초구].

Key attractions of this park are:
Banpo Bridge [반포대교]
Seorae Seom [서래섬]
Some Sevit/Sebitseom [세빛섬]
The River [더리버]

The park itself is part of the larger Hangang Park [한강공원] system, which is made up of 12 parks in total, built between 1982 and 1986. It also consists of Gwangnaru Park, Jamsil Park, Ttukseom Park, Jamwon Park, Ichon Park, Yanghwa Park, Mangwon Park, Yeouido Park, Nanji Park, Gangseo Park, and Seonyudo Park. Since 2007, Hangang Park has been gradually redeveloped under the ‘Hangang Renaissance Project‘ (한강르네상스 사업), with an intended completion in 2030. This is one of the first four parks that reopened to the public again in 2009 after renovation under the Hangang Renaissance Project.

40 Sinbanpo-ro 11-gil, Banpo2(i)-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 서초구 신반포로11길 40
(반포2동 115-5)
Geolocation (approx. — near Sevit Seom): 37.510507, 126.996054

Getting here
Express Bus Terminal Station [고속터미널역], Seoul Subway Line 3/6/9, Exit 8-1/8-2
(12-20 min. walk; there are underpasses that lead to this park.)

— submitted by Mich KDL
Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life; Melting Me Softly added by Marion KDL

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