Donhwamun-ro 11da-gil [돈화문로11다길]

True Beauty (2020-21); More Than Friends (2020); Black Knight (2017-18); Twenty Again (2015)

Kyung Woo-yeon (Shin Ye-eun) and Kwon Yoo-ra (Bae Da-bin) walk past Madang Flower Café [마당플라워카페] at this street in episode 13 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020) on their afternoon out together.

Im Joo-kyeong (Moon Ga-young) is led by her new friends Choi Soo-a (Kang Min-ah) and Kang Soo-jin (Park Yoo-na) down this street in episode 1 of True Beauty/Yeoshingangrim (여신강림) (tvN, 2020-21), and head into an arcade to play games and take photo booth pictures.

Moon Soo-ho (Kim Rae-won) take 10 minutes of Jung Hae-ra’s time (Shin Se-kyung) to discuss the Seoul Neighborhood Project (a business to regenerate a neighborhood countering gentrification) while roaming around the alleys of Ikseon-dong Hanok Village in episode 3 of Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me (흑기사) (KBS2, 2017-18).

In episode 3 of Twenty Again/Second 20s/Second 20’s/Second Time Twenty Years Old (두번째 스무살) (tvN, 2015), Ha No-ra (Choi Ji-woo) remembers how she and her best friend with the help of young Cha Hyun-suk (Kim Hee-chan) stopped an exhibitionist at this street corner Supyo-ro 28-gil [수표로28길] when they were in high school.

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Donhwamun-ro 11da-gil [돈화문로11다길] is a street located in Seoul’s neighborhood Ikseon [Ikseon-dong/익선동] or Ikseon-dong Hanok Village [익선동 한옥마을] in the Jongno District [종로구]. It’s a very short walk to/from My Poetry [마이포에트리] and Turtle Supermarket [거북이슈퍼].

Ikseon as a neighborhood was selected in 2021 by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism –announced through the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO)– as one of the ‘100 Must-Visit Spots in Korea’ for 2021-2022.

Soo-ho and Hae-ra in Black Knight pass by the restaurant Sala Daeng Bangkok [살라댕방콕] and Madang Flower Café [마당플라워카페] while walking through this street. In True Beauty, the girls pass by Gamggotdang [감꽃당], right next to Sala Daeng Bangkok.

Sala Daeng Bangkok [살라댕방콕]
서울특별시 종로구 돈화문로11다길 40
(익선동 166-16)
Geolocation: 37.573722, 126.989907

Gamggotdang [감꽃당]
서울특별시 종로구 돈화문로11다길 38
(익선동 166-17)

Madang Flower Café [마당플라워카페]
서울특별시 종로구 수표로28길 33-12
(익선동 166-23)
Geolocation: 37.573714, 126.990135

Getting here
Jongno 3(sam)-ga Station [종로3가역], Seoul Subway Line 5, Exit 4
Cross the street and walk straight for approximately 300m along Donghwamun-ro 11-gil Street.

— submitted by ruffeecola & Marion KDL
— Photo taken by © Mich KDL, September 2016
— True Beauty added by Mich KDL

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