Boseong Tea Fields [보성녹차밭]

The Legend of the Blue Sea (2016); Summer Scent (2003)

In episode 4 of The Legend of the Blue Sea (푸른 바다의 전설) (SBS, 2016-17), Sim Chung (Gianna Jun) goes here to meet Dam Ryung (Lee Min-Ho) only to be surrounded by Lord Yang’s swordmen. She nevertheless gets rescued by Dam Ryung in episode 5. Afterwards he gives her a tea bush flower representing “Memories”; something she has but he has not.

This was also where Yoo Min-Woo (Song Seung-Heon) and Shim Hye-Won (Son Ye-Jin) for the second time in episode 3 of Summer Scent (여름향기) (KBS2, 2003).

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Boseong Tea Fields [보성녹차밭] are located in the village of Bongsan [Bongsan-ri/봉산리] in Boseong County’s Boseung Township [Boseong-eup/보성읍]. These tea fields take up place 18 in CNN’s 2019 list of 50 beautiful places to visit in South Korea.

763-65 Nokcha-ro, Boseong-eup, Boseong, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
전남 보성군 보성읍 녹차로 763-65
(보성읍 봉산리 산 137-1)
Geolocation: 34.715614, 127.078773

Getting here
Boseong Railway Station [한국어], Gyeongjeon Line
(Best to take a bus/taxi from here)

— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photos taken by © dihischu, 2013

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