Bukchon-ro 5-gil [북촌로5길]

Miracle (2022); Ghost Doctor (2022); My Roommate Is A Gumiho (2021); You Are My Spring (2021); Hotel del Luna (2019); Touch Your Heart (2019)

No. 52 approx. — After making his escape from the hotel, Luice (Chani from SF9) alights from a taxi along this street in episode 1 of Miracle/Milakeul (미라클) (Viu, 2022).

No. 40/48 approx. — After presumably receiving a text message from ex-girlfriend Jang Se-jin (Uee), Cha Young-min (Rain/Jung Ji-hoon) rushes to their meeting place and waits for her here, in episode 2 of Ghost Doctor (고스트 닥터) (tvN, 2022).

No. 64/66 — Shin Woo-yeo (Jang Ki-yong) follows Lee Dam (Hyeri from Girl’s Day) down this street as she helps carry a drunk Do Jae-jin (Kim Do-wan) in episode 8 of My Roommate Is A Gumiho/Frightening Cohabitation (간 떨어지는 동거) (tvN, 2021). After Jae-jin gets into a cab, she accidentally slips and Woo-yeo catches her in time.

No. 56 approx. — After roaming around in their costumes, Kang Da-jeong (Seo Hyun-jin) and Ju Young-do (Kim Dong-wook) sit at the roadside of this street to rest in episode 6 of You Are My Spring (너는 나의 봄) (tvN, 2021). They suddenly recall about the costume rental shop’s closing time and rush back, but end up stuck in their costumes as the shop had closed by the time they reach.

No. 52 approx. — Goo Chan-sung (Yeo Jin-goo) waits along this street for a taxi in episode 1 of Hotel Del Luna (호텔 델루나) (tvN, 2019), when he sees a lady also appearing to be waiting. He approaches her to tell her that he’d come first, but her eerie reply was that she “couldn’t see him” — she turns out to be a ghost with no eyes. This revelation causes Chan-sung to freak out and run into the street behind him.

No. 58 approx. — After leaving their office late in episode 5 of Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity (진심이 닿다) (tvN, 2019), Kwon Jung-rok (Lee Dong-wook) and Oh Yoon-seo (Yoo In-na) decide to have dinner together. They take this street on their way to the restaurant and it is here that Jung-rok asks Yoo-seo if she likes him. Well, she misunderstood him — as seen in episode 6. In episode 14, Jung-rok and Yoon-seo have a conversation on the opposite end of the street after meeting at the gamjatang (spicy pork bone stew) eatery. She tells him that she knows the truth of why they broke up, and she asks for them to start afresh. Despite him holding his ground, Jung-rok could not hold in his feelings for her any longer. He finally confesses his love for Yoon-seo, and they share a kiss.

Other filming locations on this street

No. 19-4Cafe Four M — Anguk Station Branch [카페포엠 안국역점]
No. 48Bukchon Village Information Center [북촌마을안내소]
No. 56Cafe Dodo [도도 커피 전문점]

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Bukchon-ro 5-gil [북촌로5길] is a street located in Seoul’s neighborhood Samcheong [Samcheong-dong/삼청동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구], connecting this neighborhood to Bukchon Hanok Village [북촌한옥마을]Cafe Dodo [도도 커피 전문점] and the Bukchon Village Information Center [북촌마을안내소] can also be found on this street.

In the scene in Touch Your Heart episode 14, both of them walk from after where Radio M [라디오엠] is located, and ends at the corner of this street and Yulgok-ro 1-gil (율곡로1길), along the walls of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul [국립현대미술관 서울관].

The Hotel del Luna scene takes place just opposite of Monologue, in front of Bukchon-ro 5ga-gil [북촌로5가길], which leads to Dalssi Market [달씨마켓].

Geolocation of Touch Your Heart (ep 14) scene: 37.579709, 126.981700
Geolocation of Hotel del Luna scene: 37.579624, 126.982244

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 1
(8 min. walk)

— submitted by Mich and Marion KDL; last updated 25/06/2022
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, September 2019

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