Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) [벡스코]

Sisyphus: The Myth (2021); The King: Eternal Monarch (2020); Formidable Rivals (2008)

The exterior of this complex appears as the convention center ‘PEXCO’ where the Quantum Time conference in episode 3 of Sisyphus: The Myth (시지프스: the myth) (JTBC, 2021) takes place.

In episode 5 of The King: Eternal Monarch (더킹:영원의 군주) (SBS, 2020), Tae-eul (Kim Go-eun) is exploring Lee Gon’s Kingdom of Correa, and heads to Busan Station to catch a high speed train to Seoul. In the station she is noticed by two men who mistake her for Luna, her KOC criminal doppelganger. The BEXCO complex appears as the ‘Busan CTX Station’.

Also seen in Formidable Rivals/Powerful Opponents (강적들) (KBS2, 2008).

Movies Filmed Here

Good Morning President (굿모닝 프레지던트) (2009)
Open City (무방비도시) (2008)
My New Partner (마이 뉴 파트너) (2007)
The Aggressives (태풍태양) (2005)
Typhoon (Taepung/태풍) (2005)
Yesterday (예스터데이) (2002)

MVs Filmed Here

Seo Taiji (서태지): ‘Human Dream’ (휴먼 드림) (2008) (the building/elevator scene around the 5:00 mark)
TVXQ! (동방신기): ‘Believe’ (믿어요) (2004)

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Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) [벡스코], opened in September 2001, is a convention and exhibition center located in Centum City in Busan’s neighborhood U [U-dong/우동] in the Haeundae District [Haeundae-gu/해운대구]. It sits in walking distance to/from Im Kwon Taek Film Museum of Dongseo University [임권택영화박물관] and Busan Cinema Center [영화의전당].

55 APEC-ro, U-dong, Haeundae, Busan, South Korea
부산광역시 해운대구 APEC로 55
(우동 1500)
Geolocation: 35.168905, 129.135805

Getting here
Centum City Station [센텀시티역], Busan Metro Line 2, Exit 1
(6 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL
The King: Eternal Monarch added by Thom Musni with scene description by sarahms

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    1. Thank you, Thom, it’s added! I just didn’t know which episode so I didn’t add it for the moment 😉

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