Daehyun Cultural Park [대현문화공원]

True Beauty (2020-21); My First First Love (2019); Please Find Her (2017)

Im Ju-kyeong (Moon Ga-young) and Choi Soo-a (Kang Min-ah) fawn over their respective favorite groups while waiting to by corndogs from a cart at this park in episode 14 of True Beauty/Yeoshingangrim (여신강림) (tvN, 2020-21). They then see Joo Hye-min (Oh Yu-jin) being harrassed by the Yongpa High female bullies.

Choi Hun (Kang Tae-oh) and Oh Ga-rin (Choi Ri) walk in this park in episode 6 of My First First Love/Because It’s My First Love (첫사랑은 처음이라서) (Netflix, 2019), after their visit to the phone shop. In episode 9, Seo Do-hyun (Jung Jin-young) and Yoon Tae-oh (Ji Soo) come to the stairs at this park for a chat over a drink — specifically, about Do-hyun getting together with Han Song-yi (Jung Chae-yeon). Tae-oh offers to share more about Song-yi with Do-hyun, on the basis that he has “over 20 years of friendship” with her; but Do-hyun politely declines, saying that “a relationship is all about getting to know a person”.

Kim Jung-nam (Kim Ji-hoon) and his friend (Ko Kyu-pil) follow Jeong Ik-soo (Hyungwon of MONSTA X/몬스타엑스) to this street in episode 5 of Please Find Her/Please Find That Girl (그녀를 찾아줘) (KBS2, 2017), and has the idea of dressing up to blend in with the rest of the Halloween crowd. The trio, along with Ha-young (Oh Ha-young) and Jan (Lee Hyun-jae) come here in episode 8 to buy ice-cream.

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Daehyun Cultural Park [대현문화공원] is known for its ‘Sseom Staircase’ [한화썸타는계단], which details tips on how guys and girls show that they’re interested in the other party — which could potentially lead to a relationship. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Daehyun [Daehyun-dong/ 대현동] in the Seodaemun District [Seodaemun-gu/서대문구], about 5 minutes’ walk from Ewha University Street [이화여대길].

146 Daehyun-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 서대문구 대현동 146
Geolocation: 37.557639, 126.945508

Getting here
Ewha Woman’s University Station (이대역), Seoul Subway Line 2, Exit 2
(2 min walk)

— submitted by Mich KDL

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