Duksung Girls’ High School [덕성여자고등학교]

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (2020); Private Lives (2020); Do You Like Brahms? (2020); Lonely Enough To Love (2020); Love Alarm (2019); The Secret Life of My Secretary (2019); Romance is a Bonus Book (2019); Drunk In Good Taste (2018); Where Stars Land (2018); Rich Man (2018); While You Were Sleeping (2017); Mystery Queen (2017); The Goblin (2016-17); Laurel Tree Tailors (2016-17); Another Miss Oh (2016); Bubblegum (2015); My Princess (2011); Coffee Prince (2007)

Lee Jung-hwan (Go Kyung-pyo) and Cha Joo-eun (Seohyun from Girls Generation/Seo Ju-hyun) walk down this street past this school (heading in the direction of Anguk Station) in episode 2 of Private Lives/Private Life/Sasaenghwal (사생활) (JTBC, 2020).

Sun Woo-joon (Lee Jae-wook) jogs through this street and has a run-in with a scooter delivery for Goo Ra-ra’s (Go Ara) bridal bouquet in episode 1 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020) and the injured delivery person asks Woo-joon to deliver the bouquet in his stead.

When walking along this street together in episode 6 of Do You Like Brahms? (브람스를 좋아하세요) (SBS, 2020), Chae Song-a (Park Eun-bin) lets Park Joon-young (Kim Min-jae/Rapper Real.be) know that she is not content with their so-called friendship.

Lee Na-eun (Kim So-eun) walks through an alleyway off this street in episode 1 of Lonely Enough To Love/Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely (연애는 귀찮지만 외로운 건 싫어!) (MBC every1, 2020) after she had to leave her apartment in a hurry.

Adult Shim Myeong-yeo (Moon Jeong-hee) definitely breaks up with Cha Yoon-taek (Hwang Gun) at the alleyway off this street in episode 13 of When the Weather Is Fine/I’ll Find You on a Beautiful Day/If the Weather Is Good, I’ll Find You/I’ll Find You When The Weather Is Nice (날씨가 좋으면 찾아가겠어요) (JTBC, 2020).

Hwang Sun-O (Song Kang) waits in front of this school’s gate for Kim Jo-jo (Kim So-hyun) after they have broken up — as seen in a flashback in episode 8 of Love Alarm (좋아하면 울리는) (Netflix, 2019).

After being fired, Jung Gal-hee (Jin Ki-joo) takes a day off enjoying life and walking through Seoul in episode 4 (full episode 2) of The Secret Life of My Secretary/I Loved You From The Beginning/How to Train My Blind Boss (초면에 사랑합니다) (SBS, 2019). On this trip, she also comes to this street, listens to street musicians and checks out the market stands.

Right after “teaching” him to drink, Cha Eun-ho (Lee Jong-seok) and Kang Dan-i (Lee Na-young) sit down a moment in front of this school’s wall — as seen in a flashback in episode 4 of Romance Is A Bonus Book/Romance is a Supplement/How To Publish Love (로맨스는 별책부록) (tvN, 2019). This is also the moment that Eun-ho fell in love with Dan-i.

After the afternoon tea treat at the cafe, Jung Seo-hyun (No-eul — ex-RAINBOW) and Hong Dae-young (Kim Sung-gyu) take a walk along this path in episode 7 (full episode 2) of Drunk In Good Taste/Have A Nice Dessert! (#좋맛탱: 좋은 맛에 취하다) (tvN/Why Not, 2018). It’s here that Dae-young asks Seo-hyun out (“as a man and woman”); in turn, she says she’d think about it.

This school is supposed to be on Soo-yeon’s (Lee Je-hoon) way back home and in episode 22 of Where Stars Land / Fox Bride Star (여우각시별) (SBS, 2018), Han Yeo-reum (Chae Soo-bin) comes running here to meet Soo-yeon and confess her feelings.

In a flashback in episode 2 of Rich Man (리치맨) (MBN, Dramax 2018), we see Lee Yoo-chan (Suho of EXO) buying a necklace at a street stand here.

Nam Hong-joo (Bae Suzy) and Jung Jae-chan (Lee Jong-suk) pass by  in front of this high school individually in episode 3 of While You Were Sleeping (당신이 잠든 사이에) (SBS, 2017).

Yoo Sul-ok (Choi Kang-hee) and Ha Wan-seung (Kwon Sang-woo) also take this street in episode 14 of Mystery Queen (추리의 여왕) (KBS, 2017).

In episode 1 and 2 of Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17), we see Ji Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun) walk down exactly the same street [Yulgok-ro 3-gil] – coming back from school in episode 1 and looking for a ghost in episode 2. This is also where she sees Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) for the first time in episode 1 when both of them pass by each other – what a great meta-reference! In episode 12, this is where Eun-tak eats sweet potatoes with Sunny (Yoo In-na).

This is also where Na Yeon-sil (Jo Yoon-hee) from Laurel Tree Tailors (월계수 양복점 신사들) (KBS2, 2016-17) went to school. She remembers it in episode 1 during her wedding.

This is also the same exact spot where Oh Hae-young (Seo Hyun-jin) runs toward Park Do-kyung’s (Eric Mun of Shinhwa) in episode 4 of Another Miss Oh / Oh Hae-young Again (또 오해영) (tvN, 2016) and he catches her. He does and he holds her very tight and both freeze when realizing what this gesture means.

When spending an afternoon together, Park Ri-hwan (Lee Dong-wook) and Hong Yi-seul (Park Hee-von, formerly from M.I.L.K) walk down the alleyway off this street in episode 3 of Bubblegum/Bubble Gum (풍선껌) (tvN, 2015).

Park Hae-young (Song Seung-heon) takes Lee-Sul (Kim Tae-Here) for a walk passing this school in episode 11 of My Princess (마이 프린세스) (MBC, 2011) and both secretly know that they are on a date.

Ko Eun-chan (Yoon Eun-hye) and Choi Han-gyul (Gong Yoo) run pass the entrance of this school when escaping a jealous boyfriend that had just had picked up a fight with Eun-chan in episode 3 of Coffee Prince (커피 프린스 1호점) (2007).

Also seen in episode 1 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020).

Movies Filmed Here

Ode to the Goose (거위를 노래하다) (2018)

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Duksung Girls’ High School [덕성여자고등학교] is located on Yulgok-ro 3-gil [율곡로3길] in Seoul’s neighborhood Anguk [Anguk-dong/안국동], itself part of Samcheong [Samcheong-dong/삼청동], in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구].

Address of the school
50 Yulgok-ro 3-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 율곡로3길 50
Geolocation: 37.577837, 126.982387


— Eun-tak sees Kim Shin for the first time: 37.577219, 126.982480
— The street Eun-Tak takes from school and Park-Do-Kyung takes in episode 9: 37.577318, 126.982806
(If you take the first small street to your left, you will find yourself in the street that Eun-Tak takes from school in the first episode.)

Romance Is A Bonus Book – the two scenes take place very close to We Are Young Mural.
— Sitting E4: 37.578494, 126.982192
— Walking E4: 37.578129, 126.982326

Drunk In Good Taste: 37.5770099,126.9825357 (quite near the Goblin site)

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 1

— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, September 2019
Where Stars Land added by Iris27
Drunk In Good Taste, Private Lives added by Mich KDL

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