COEX Aquarium [코엑스 아쿠아리움]

I Can Hear Your Voice (2013); One Fine Day (2006); My Name is Kim Sam-Soon (2005); We Are Dating Now (2002); Beautiful Days (2001)

The first kiss between Jang Hye-sung (Lee Bo-young) and Park Soo-ha (Lee Jong-suk) takes place here in episode 8 of I Can Hear Your Voice (너의 목소리가 들려) (SBS, 2013).

This aquarium appears as the ‘Deep Blue Restaurant’ in One Fine Day (어느 멋진 날/어느 멋진날) (MBC, 2006).

In My Name is Kim Sam-Soon/My Lovely Sam Soon (내 이름은 김삼순) (MBC, 2005), Hyun Jin-heon (Hyun Bin) takes Kim Sam-soon (Kim Sun-ah) and Hyun Mi-joo (Seo Ji-hee) here in episode 15.

Yoon Ho-jung (Chae Rim) and Gun-woo come here on a date in episode 11 of We Are Dating Now (지금은 연애중) (SBS, 2002).

Kim Se-Na (Lee Jung-Hyun) and Lee Sun-Jae (Ryu Si-Won) come here on a ‘arranged date’ by Muse’s president Yang Kyung-Hee (Lee Whee-Hyang) in episode 15 of Beautiful Days (아름다운 날들) (SBS, 2001).

Movie filmed here

Haunters (초능력자) (2010)

VARIETY SHOW filmed here

Episode 47 of YouTube series Workman [워크맨] (Lululala, 2019-present) was filmed here, where host Jang Sung-kyu experienced what it’s like to work as employee at an aquarium.

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COEX Aquarium [코엑스 아쿠아리움] is located in the Starfield COEX Mall [코엑스몰], formerly COEX Mall, in Seoul’s neighborhood Samseong-dong [삼성동] in the Gangnam District [Gangnam-gu/강남구]. To reach the aquarium, you’d want to enter the mall at its North Gate. SMTOWN Coex Artium [SMTOWN 코엑스아티움] is located in the same building complex.

This site was selected in 2012 as one of 100 regular filming locations for movies and dramas by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Film Council, and featured in the brochure The Places In Seoul Cinema Fell in Love With (영화가 사랑한 서울 촬영지 100선).

513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 강남구 영동대로 513
(삼성동 159)
Geolocation: 37.512982, 127.058537

Getting here
Bongeunsa Station [봉은사역], Seoul Subway Line 9, Exit 7
or (more walking time): Samseong Station [삼성역], Seoul Subway Line 2, Exit 5 or 6

— submitted by Marion KDL
Workman added by Mich KDL
— Photo taken by © Mich KDL, January 2020

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