Cheongju Suamgol Mural Village [수암골 벽화마을]

You Are My Spring (2021); Take Care of Us, Captain (2012); Glory Jane (2011); Baker King Kim Tak Goo (2010); Cain and Abel (2009)

Suam-ro [수암로]

No. 43 — This is where ‘Glory Noodle Shop’ [영광이네] is located in Glory Jane (영광의 재인) (SBS, 2009).

No. 57-1 — Palbong Bakery [팔봉제빵점], run by master baker Pal-bong (Jang Hang-Seon) in King of Baking, Kim Tak Goo/Gu /Baker King, Kim Tak Goo/ Bread, Love and Dreams (제빵왕 김탁구) (KBS2, 2010), is located here. This is where Kim Tak-goo (Yoon Si-yoon) and Goo Ma-joon (Joo Won) train as baking apprentices.

Suam-ro 36beongil [수암로36번길]

No. 13 — This is the ’99 Building/Gugu Building’ –café OHJI [오지] in reality– at which Kang Da-jeong (Seo Hyun-jin) rents out an apartment in episode 1 of You Are My Spring (너는 나의 봄) (tvN, 2021) and she also first crosses paths with Joo Yeong-do (Kim Dong-wook) in the same episode, who runs psychiatric clinic ‘JYJ (Ju.Young.Do)’ at this building.

No. 21-4 — This is where ‘Fullmoon Coffee & Tea’ [풀문] is located in Glory Jane (영광의 재인) (SBS, 2009).

Suamgol Observatory [수암골전망대]

The (fake) bus stop at which Kang Da-jeong (Seo Hyun-jin) gets off to visit her friend Park Eun-ha (Kim Ye-won) at ’99 Building’ in episode 1 of You Are My Spring (너는 나의 봄) (tvN, 2021) is located at this viewing point.

The villlage

Lee Cho-in (So Ji-sub) and Oh Young-ji (Han Ji-min) decide to start afresh here in this village, as seen in episode 9 of Cain and Abel (카인과 아벨) (SBS, 2009).

The village is also seen in Take Care of Us, Captain (부탁해요 캡틴) (SBS, 2012).

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Suamgol Mural Village [수암골 벽화마을]  is located in the city of Cheongju [청주시], in its neighborhood Su-dong [수동], Sangdang District [Sangdang-gu/상당구] — around 2.5 hours south of Seoul by public transport. Since the end of each series’ filming, ‘Glory Noodle Shop’, ‘Fullmoon’ and ‘Palbong Bakery’ have been converted into fully-functioning food and beverage outlets, and continue to be open for business till today. They are all within 1-3 mins walking distance of each other.

OHJI [오지], opened 2019, is a café that spreads over three floors with a rooftop.

Address
58 Suam-ro, Su-dong, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
충청북도 청주시 상당구 수암로 58
(충청북도 청주시 상당구 수동 81-12)
Geolocation: 36.647265, 127.494297

Address of Palbong Bakery [팔봉제빵점] (next to Tourist Information Booth)
57-1 Suam-ro, Su-dong, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
충청북도 청주시 상당구 수암로 57-1
(충청북도 청주시 상당구 수동 81-35)
Geolocation: 36.647293, 127.494078

Address of Glory Noodle Shop [영광이네 국수집]
1 Suam-ro 56beongil, Su-dong, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
충청북도 청주시 상당구 수암로 43
(충청북도 청주시 상당구 수동 88-2)
Geolocation: 36.646146, 127.494210

Address of Fullmoon Coffee & Tea [풀문]
21-4 Suam-ro 36beongil, Su-dong, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
충청북도 청주시 상당구 수암로36번길 21-4
(충청북도 청주시 상당구 수동 81-194)
Geolocation: 36.646293, 127.494787

Address OHJI [오지] (opened 2019, B1~3층)
13 Suam-ro 36beon-gil, Sangsang-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do
충북 청주시 상당구 수암로36번길 13
(수동 81-155)
Geolocation: 36.646005, 127.494761

Address Suamgol Observatory [수암골전망대]
81-245 Su-dong, Sangdang-gu, Cheongju, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
충북 청주시 상당구 수동 81-245
Geolocation: 36.645924, 127.495580

Getting here
Ogeunjang Station [오근장역], KORAIL Chungbuk Line (충북선)
(approx. 20 mins by taxi from here; 37 mins by bus)

— submitted by Marion and Mich KDL

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