Chungah Park Columbarium [청아공원기독교전용관]

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Oh Woo-ri (Im Soo-hyang) and Lee Gang-jae (Shin Dong-wook) come here in episode 13 of Woori the Virgin/We Start Today/From Now On (SBS, 2022) and [Spoiler] Gang-jae pays respect to his father and let’s Woo-ri know that this wasn’t his biological father and he is ready to accept her and her child.

Cha Young Min (Rain/Jung Ji-hoon) and Jang Se-jin (Uee) pay their respects to the late chairman Jang Gwang-deok (Lee Moon-soo) in episode 8 of Ghost Doctor (고스트 닥터) (tvN, 2022).

In a flashback in in episode 5 of One The Woman (원 더 우먼) (SBS, 2021). Jo Yeon-joo (Lee Ha-nee/Lee Honey) and An Yoo-joon (Lee Won-geun) come here to pay respects to Yeon-joo’s grandmother, who is laid to rest here. It is also here that Yeon-joo teaches Yoo-joon about the paradox of ‘Schrödinger’s cat‘, “the world’s most famous cat”, she adds wryly.

When Bong Seon-hwa (Uhm Hyun-kyung) is released from prison in episode 36 of Second Husband (두 번째 남편/Du Beonjjae Nampyeon) (MBC, 2021), she learns that her son has died during her incarceration and is laid to rest at this columbarium. Her ex-husband drags her here in the same episode to show her that it’s true. When Seen-hwa is gone missing in episode 37, this is the first place to which Yoon Jae-min (Cha Seo-won/Lee Chang-seop) comes to look for her.

Yoo Ja-sung (Kim Ji-seok), whose parents are laid to rest at this columbarium, comes to visit them in episode 7 of Monthly Magazine Home/Monthly House (월간 집) (JTBC, 2021).

Gemma/Kim Jin-ah (So E-hyun) visits her late dad who is laid to rest here in episode 9 of Red Shoes (Bbalgang Goodu/빨강 구두) (KBS2, 2021).

Tak Dong-kyung’s (Park Bo-young), whose parents are laid to rest here, brings Myul-Mang (Seo In-guk) here to introduce him to them in episode 10 of Doom at Your Service/Destruction Doom (어느 날 우리 집 현관으로 멸망이 들어왔다) (tvN, 2021).

[Spoiler] Han Ji-yong’s (Lee Hyun-wook) funeral service is held at this location in episode 13 of Mine/Blue Diamond (Ma-in/마인) (tvN 2021).

Cha Joo-eun (Seohyun from Girls Generation/Seo Ju-hyun) comes here in episode 4 of Private Lives/Private Life/Sasaenghwal (사생활) (JTBC, 2020) to attend the cremation of Lee Jung-hwan (Go Kyung-pyo), and where the ashes are laid to rest.

Jo Yoon-sil (Seo Yi-sook) visits this columbarium in episode 2 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020) and meets up with a private detective here.

Gong Sun-ji (Park Joo-hyun) and Kim Moo-young (Choi Jin-hyuk) come here to pay their respects to the late So-ri, a girl who was kidnapped and killed, in episode 6 of Zombie Detective (좀비탐정) (KBS2, 2020).

Remains of Lady Chanel (Kim Young-sook), one of the elders who frequents Hyoja Exhibit Hall/Senior Daycare whom Joon-ha (Nam Joo-hyuk) became close to, were laid to rest at this columbarium in episode 9 of The Light in Your Eyes/Eyes Are Dazzling (눈이 부시게) (JTBC, 2019).

Park Sung-joon (Lee Sang-yoon) accompanies Ha Yu-ri (Pyo Ye-jin) here to visit her late mother’s niche in episode 28 (full episode 14) of VIP/V.I.P. (브이아이피/Beuiaipi) (SBS, 2019), as this was Yu-ri wanted as a birthday wish. Sung-joon leaves Yu-ri to give her some space, and when alone, Yu-ri admits to her mother that she feels lonelier than before, though she’s gained a family.

Mo Seok-hee (Lim Soo-hyang) comes her accompanied by Heo Yoon-do (Lee Jang-woo) to pay respects to her late mother in episode 2 of Graceful Family/Elegant Family (우아한 가) (MBN, 2019) only to be arrested when coming out of the building.

Son Seok-ki (Lee Kyu-hyung) comes here to visit his late son, Seung-yoo, in episode 1 (full episode 1) of Doctor John/Doctor Yo-han (의사 요한) (SBS, 2019). His wife, Chae Eun-jung (Shin Dong-mi) also turns up. They talk about how the doctor who had caused his death — Cha Yo-han (Ji Sung) — is still locked up, and should be prevented from being released.

Lee Yeon-seo (Shin Hye-sun) comes here –accompanied by Kim Dan (Kim Myung-soo/L of Infinite)– in episode 5 of Angel’s Last Mission: Love/Dan, Only Love (단, 하나의 사랑) (KBS2, 2019) to visit her parents that are laid to rest here.

After carrying out his ‘mourning march’ to pay respects to his late father, an exhausted Wi Dae-han (Song Seung-heon) finally arrives at this columbarium and collapses in front of his father’s niche in episode 1 of The Great Show/Widaehan Sho (위대한 쇼) (tvN, 2019).

Kim Woo-jin (Ki Tae-young) comes here to pay his respects to his late father in episode 6 of Mother of Mine/My Prettiest Daughter in the World (세상에서 제일 예쁜 내 딸) (KBS2, 2019), and finds a bawling Kang Mi-hye (Kim Ha-kyung) already here before him.

Koo Dae-young (Kim Sung-kyun) comes here to visit his old partner Young Cheon at his death anniversary in episode 12 of The Fiery Priest/Hot Blooded Priest (열혈사제) (SBS, 2019).

Soo-hyun’s father Cha Jong-Hyun’s (Moon Sung-geun) old friend Jung-pyo is laid to rest here and he comes to visit in episode 14 of Encounter/Boyfriend (남자친구) (tvN, 2018-19), and runs into driver Nam Myung-sik (Ko Chang-seok) and Kim Sun-joo (Kim Hye-eun) on his way out.

In episode 31 of Terrius Behind Me/My Secret Terrius (내 뒤에 테리우스) (MBC, 2018), Kim Bon (So Ji-sub) and Go Ae-rin (Jung In-sun) come here to visit Jin Yong-tae (Son Ho-jun) who is played to rest here.

Woo Seo-ri’s (Shin Hye-Sun) best friend No Soo-mi (Lee Seo-yeon) from before the accident is laid to rest here and Gong Woo-jin (Yang Se-Jong) brings Seo-ri here to visit her in episodes 26-27 of Still 17 / Thirty But Seventeen / 30 But 17 (서른이지만 열일곱입니다) (SBS, 2018).

Shin Yoon-A (Ham Eun-Jung) comes here in episode 3 of Lovely Horribly (러블리호러블리) (KBS2, 2018).

This is where Nam Jung-woo, Nam Shin’s (Seo Kang-joon) father’s ashes are kept in Are You Human?/Are You Human Too (너도 인간이니?) (KBS2, 2018). In episode 30, Nam Shin meets Seo Jong-gil (Yu Oh-seong) here, and the Director passes him a recording between the Chairman and his father.

Ma Dong-wook (Jin Goo) is laid to rest at this venue and Kim Soon-jung (Kim So-yeon) comes to visit in episode 3 of Beating Again/Falling in Love with Soon Jung/Falling for Innocence (순정에 반하다) (JTBC, 2015) with Lee Joon-hee (Yoon Hyun-min) in company.

Seo Jung-hoo (Ji Chang-wook) father’s ashes are kept here and in episode 17 of Healer (힐러) (KBS2, 2014-15), he comes here with Chae Young-shin (Park Min-young), –followed by goons– to greet his father, introduce Young-shin to him and also secure a cassette tape.

Dokgo Ma-te’s (Jang Keun-suk) mother is laid to rest here and he pays her a visit in episode 2 of Bel Ami/Pretty Man/Pretty Boy/Beautiful Man (예쁜남자) (KBS2, 2013-14) after he has found out about the identity of his father.

Kim Joo-won (Hyun Bin) follows Gil Ra-im (Ha Ji-won) to this venue in episode 2 of Secret Garden (Sikeurit Gadeun/시크릿 가든) (SBS, 2010-11). It is here that she brings the new students to pay respect to the original director of the action school.

Heo Cho-hee (Kim Sun-ah) and her brother Heo Kyoon (Park Ki-woong) lay their father to rest at this venue in episode 13 of When It’s At Night/Night After Night (밤이면 밤마다) (MBC, 2008).

Also seen in Familiar Wife (아는 와이프) (tvN, 2018), Let’s Eat 3 (식샤를 합시다 3) (tvN, 2018), Come and Hug Me (이리와 안아줘) (MBC, 2018), Rich Family’s Son (부잣집 아들) (MBC, 2018), About Time (멈추고 싶은 순간: 어바웃타임) (tvN, 2018), My Husband Oh Jak-doo (데릴남편 오작두) (MBC, 2018), I’m Not A Robot/I Am Not A Robot (로봇이 아니야) (MBC, 2017-18), Money Flower (돈꽃) (MBC, 2017), Witch’s Court / Witch At Court (마녀의 법정) (KBS2, 2017), 20th Century Boy and Girl (20세기 소년소녀) (MBC, 2017), Revolutionary Love (변혁의 사랑) (tvN, 2017), Mad Dog (매드독) (KBS2 2017), Go Back Couple (고백부부) (KBS2, 2017), Criminal Minds (크리미널 마인드) (tvN, 2017), My Golden Life (황금빛 내 인생) (KBS2, 2017), Age of Youth 2/Hello, My Twenties! 2 (청춘시대 2) (JTBC, 2017), Chicago Typewriter (시카고 타자기) (tvN, 2017), Tunnel (터널) (OCN, 2017), Defendant (피고인) (SBS, 2017), Perfect Wife/Ms. Wife (완벽한 아내) (KBS2, 2017), The Liar and His Lover/Lovely Love Lie/She Loves Lie So Much (그녀는 거짓말을 너무 사랑해)(tvN, 2017), Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17), Oh My Geum-Bi (오 마이 금비) (KBS2, 2016); Second to Last Love (끝에서 두번째 사랑) (SBS, 2016), in episode 4 of Beautiful Gong Shim (미녀 공심이) (SBS, 2016), Five Children/Five Enough (아이가 다섯) (KBS2, 2016), Lucky Romance (운빨로맨스) (MBC, 2016), Goodbye Mr. Black (굿바이 미스터 블랙) (MBC, 2016), Monster (몬스터) (MBC, 2016), Entertainer (딴따라) (SBS, 2016), Mrs Cop 2 (미세스 캅 2) (SBS, 2016), I Have A Lover [애인있어요] (SBS, 2015-16); in episode 16 of I Do, I Do (아이두 아이두) (MBC, 2012)
… [to be continued] …
My Rosy Life (장밋빛인생) (KBS, 2005); Tears of Diamond (다이아몬드의 눈물) (SBS, 2005); Ice Girl/She Is Back (그녀가 돌아왔다) (KBS2, 2005); Loveholic (러브홀릭) (KBS2, 2005); Resurrection/Rebirth/Revenge (부활) (KBS2, 2005); My Sweetheart My Darling (어여뿐 당신) (KBS1, 2005)

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Chungah Park [청아공원 or 자유로 청아공원] is a columbarium (기독교전용관) that has appeared very frequently in K-Dramaland since 2005.

It is located in Goyang’s neighborhood Gobong [Gobong-dong/고봉동] in the Ilsandong district [Ilsandong-gu/일산동구], a 3-minute drive to/from Sosoham Café [소소함카페].

129, Eunma-gil, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 고양시 일산동구 은마길 129
(설문동 478-11)
Geolocation: 37.7190308, 126.8057226

Getting here
Unjeong Station [운정역], Gyeongui Jungang Line, Exit 2
Take a bus or taxi from here.

— submitted by Mich KDL, updated by Marion KDL; last updated 22/06/2022
The Light in Your Eyes added by Chelle

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