This appears as ‘Yong-Tak/Yongtan High School’ in Revenge of Others/Third Person Revenge (3inching Bogsu/3인칭 복수) (Disney+, 2022) — as seen, for instance, in final episode 12.
Na Il-deung (Hwang In-youp) chases after Yoon Ah-yi (Choi Sung-eun) down the slope of the school entrance in episode 5 of The Sound of Magic (Annarasumanara/안나라수마나라) (Netflix, 2022), and she expresses her belief in the magician as not being a murderer. Il-deung’s mother, who arrives outside the school in her car, beeps the car horn to get his attention.
Part of this school appear as the high school that Choi Woong (Choi Woo-shik) and Kook Yeon-soo (Kim Da-mi) attended and were filmed at in episode 1 of Our Beloved Summer/That Year We (그 해 우리는) (SBS/Netflix, 2021-22).
Part of this school is seen as “Saebom High School” where Im Joo-kyeong (Moon Ga-young) transfers to in episode 1 of True Beauty/Yeoshingangrim (여신강림) (tvN, 2020-21), which is also where Lee Su-ho (Cha Eun-woo of ASTRO) and Han Seo-jun (Hwang In-yeop) also attend.
Sunwoo Joon (Lee Jae-wook) attended this school as seen in a flashbacks in episode 14 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020).
Kim Mi-kyung (Kim Seul-gi) and Joo Seo-yeon (Oh Yeon-seo) work as teachers and Lee Min-hyeok (Gu Won) as the school’s doctor at this school in Love With Flaws (하자있는 인간들) (MBC, 2019-20).
Kim Jo-jo (Kim So-hyun), Lee Hye-young (Jung Ga-ram) and Hwang Sun-o (Song Kang) and her friends attend this school in Love Alarm (좋아하면 울리는) (Netflix, 2019) — as seen in episode 1.
Yoon Tae-oh (Ji Soo) and Han Song-yi (Jung Chae-yeon) both attended this school as seen in a flashback in episode 1 of My First First Love/Because It’s My First Love (첫사랑은 처음이라서) (Netflix, 2019). In episode 3, Tae-oh drops off Ryu Se-hyun (Hong Ji-yoon) here because she does not want him to bring her to her house’s door.
This school appears as the high school that Cha Woo-sik (Kim Sun-ho), Lee Joon-ki (Lee Yi-kyung), Kook Ki-bong (Shin Hyun-soo) and Han Soo-yeon (Mun Ka-young) attended as seen in a flashback in episode 1 of Eulachacha Waikiki 2 / Welcome to Waikiki 2 (으라차차 와이키키 시즌2) (JTBC, 2019).
In episode 2 of Twelve Nights (열두밤) (Channel A, 2018), this school appears as ‘Aram Junior High School’, the school that Han Yoo-kyung (Han Seung-yeon, formerly of Kara) and her friend Kang Chae-won (Lee Yea-eun) have attended and decide to visit on Yoo-kyung’s third day in Seoul of her short 4-days stay in Seoul in 2010. At the school’s library, they go through their high school book and discover what they dreamed themselves to be as 25 years-old; the age they both have now.
The gates of this high school are seen in the background when On Jung-sun (Yang Se-jong) and Lee Hyun-soo (Seo Hyun-jin) find shelter here from the rain in episode 2 of Temperature of Love (사랑의 온도) (SBS, 2017) in front of Luna Touch.
This is where Ji Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun) goes to school in Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17).
Both, Han Kang (Jo Hyun-jae) and Shin Ji-hyun — using Song Yi-kyung’s (Lee Yo-won) body — come independently to this school in episode 11 of 49 Days (49일) (SBS, 2011) when on their trip to Jinan (as their school was supposed to be located here) to reminiscent their school days and run into each other.
Seo Ha-neul (Sung Yu-ri of former Fin.K.L) attends this school in One Fine Day (어느 멋진 날/어느 멋진날) (MBC, 2006) — as seen, in episode 1, when her mother fetches her with a birthday present (that is Park Tae-won [Yu Ha-jun]).
Kang Seung-jae (Yoon Kye-sang) attends this high school in She Is Nineteen/My Sister-in-Law is 19/My 19 Year Old Sister-in-Law (형수님은 열아홉) (SBS, 2004). Han Yoo-min (Jung Da-bin) joins him in episode 4.
Jung Yoo-jin (Choi Ji-woo), Kim Sang-hyuk (Park Yong-ha), Oh Chae-lin (Park Sol-mi) and the rest all go to this high school, with Kang Jun-sang (Bae Yong-jun) joining them as a new student in episode 1 of Winter Sonata (겨울연가) (KBS2, 2002). In the story, the school is supposed to be located outside Seoul.
Also seen in Love Alarm Season 2 (좋아하면 울리는 시즌 2) (Netflix, 2021).
Movie filmed here
— Tune in For Love (유열의 음악앨범) (2019)
MVs filmed here
Choong Ang High School [중앙고등학교], established in 1908, is a high school located at the end of Gyedong-gil [계동길], the central street of Seoul’s neighborhood Gye [Gye-dong/계동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구], part of Bukchon Hanok Village [북촌한옥마을].
Its main building, built during the Japanese Occupation, was designated as a historic site in 1981.
164 Changdeokgung-gil Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 창덕궁길 164
Geolocation: 37.583961, 126.986823
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 3
— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL; last updated 15/12/2022
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, May 2018 and Thom Musni, September 2019
— GFRIEND (여자친구) MV added by Toni
— The Sound of Magic added by GGRIP
— Revenge of Others added by J