Gyeongju World Culture Expo Park [경주세계문화엑스포공원]

Color Rush (2020-21); 9 Seconds: Eternal Time (2015); Athena, Goddess of War (2010-11)

This location was featured in Athena: Goddess of War (아테나: 전쟁의 여신) (SBS, 2010-11).

Web Dramas filmed here

Go Yoo-han (Heo Hyun-jun) brings Choi Yeon-woo (Yoo Jun) to a media art exhibition at this location in Color Rush (컬러 러쉬) (Story Wiz, 2020-21) to show him the dazzling range of colors on display.

Also seen in 9 Seconds: Eternal Time (9초 – 영원의 시간) (Naver TV, 2015).


The 24 May 2014 episode of Dad! Where Are We Going? (아빠! 어디가?) (MBC, 2013-15) was filmed at the caravan camping park [카라반 캠핑장] and Gyeongju Tower [경주타워].

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Gyeongju World Culture Expo Park (or Gyeongju Expo Park for short) [경주세계문화엑스포공원] opened in 2012 as the official local venue of the biennial international cultural fair Gyeongju World Culture Expo. Aside from offering various programs, exhibitions, and experiences,  there are also other attractions at this park such as the 82m high Gyeongju Tower, Asadal Sculpture Park, and Natural History Museum.

The exhibition that the boys check out in Color Rush is the Timeless Media Art exhibition, which juxtaposes traditional cultural motifs of Gyeongju with light art.

The park, which is open all year round, is located in Gyeongju’s neighborhood Cheongun [Cheongun-dong/천군동], a 3.5 hour car ride south-east of Seoul. It is a 10 min. drive to/from Donggung Palace and Wolji Pond [동궁과 월지] and 15 min. drive to/from Woljeong Bridge/Woljeonggyo [월정교/月精橋].

614 Gyeonggam-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
경북 경주시 경감로 614
(천군동 130)
Geolocation (approx.):  35.832430, 129.288869

Getting here
From Seoul by Public Transport
➜ From Seoul Station [서울역], take the KTX bound for Singyeongju station [신경주역], which will take around 2 hours.
➜ From there, it’s either a 46 min. bus ride or a 25 min. car/taxi ride.

— submitted by Mich KDL

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