Bukchon-ro 11-gil [북촌로11길]

Oh My Ladylord (2021); Twelve Nights (2018); She Was Pretty (2015); I Need Romance 2 (2012); Queen In-Hyun's Man (2012); Lovers in Paris (2004)

— around No. 53: Oh Joo-in (Im Jin-ah/Nana from After School) walks up this street in episode 1 of Oh My Ladylord/Oh! Master (오! 주인님) (MBC, 2021).

— No. 55: Kyung Woo-yeon (Shin Ye-eun) and Lee Soo (Ong Seong-wu of Wanna One) take photos at this street during their exploration of Bukchon — the fifth neighborhood covered in their book Seoul’s Stories— in episode 6 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020). It is also here that Lee Soo takes photos of Woo-yeon.

— No. 57: Cha Hyun-o (Shin Hyun-soo) and Han Yoo-kyung (Han Seung-yeon, formerly of Kara) walk through this street independently in episode 1 of Twelve Nights (열두밤) (Channel A, 2018) on the first day of their short 4-day stay in Seoul in 2010.

— No. 52: This is the street that Joo Yeol-Mae (Jung Yu-Mi) and Yoon Seok-Hyun (Lee Jin-Wook) run down episode 1 of I Need Romance 2 (로맨스가 필요해 2) (tvN, 2012): It’s a flashback and we they are dating high schoolers.

— No. 58-1: Kim Boong-do’s (Ji Hyun-woo) is seen outside one of the hanoks (traditional Korean house) on this street in episode 7 of Queen In-Hyun’s Man (인현왕후의 남자) (tvN, 2012), with a sword in hand. It turns out later that he sells his sword — a family heirloom that once belonged to King Taejo — to an antiques dealer.

— No. 44: When coming back to Seoul, Gang Tae-young (Kim Jung-eun) directly comes to her father’s house that is located at this street in episode 3 of Lovers in Paris (파리의 연인) (SBS, 2004). Her uncle already waits for her and drags her away to their ‘new apartment’.

— No. 48: During their afternoon spend together in episode 8 of She Was Pretty (그녀는 예뻤다) (MBC, 2015), Kim Shin-hyuk (Choi Si-won) and Kim Hye-jin (Hwang Jung-eum) walk through this street.

MV filmed here

PSY (싸이): ‘I Luv It‘ (2017)

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Bukchon-ro 11-gil [북촌로11길] is a central street in Bukchon Hanok Village [북촌한옥마을], Seoul. It is a parallel street to the one that Sanggojae [상고재], the Personal Taste House, is located at.

I Need Romance 2: 37.582967, 126.983475 (no. 52)
More Than Friends: 37.583221, 126.983415 (no. 55)
Twelve Nights: 37.583332, 126.983393 (no. 57)
Queen In-Hyun’s Man: 서울특별시 종로구 북촌로11길 58 (37.583239, 126.983423 — note: look out for 58-1 instead as the number ’58’ is not placed in front of the house)
Lovers in Paris: 서울특별시 종로구 북촌로11길 44 (종로구 가회동 31-47) (37.582678, 126.983657)
Psy ‘I Luv It’: 37.583043, 126.983508

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 2

— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photos taken by © dihischu, 2013
— Queen In-Hyun’s Man added by Mich KDL

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