Hallym University Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital [한림대학교 한강성심병원]

Squid Game (2021)

Hallym University Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital
Burn Emergency Medical Center
[한림대학교 한강성심병원 화상전문응급의료센터]

After the Games are cancelled and the competitors return home, many realise they have missed an opportunity to improve their lives, and take up the offer to rejoin the game. Player number 001, Oh Il-nam (Oh Young-soo) an elderly man with a brain tumour, is picked up from outside this hospital in episode 2 of Squid Game (오징어게임) (Netflix, 2021).

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Hallym University Hangang Sacred Heart Hospital [한림대학교 한강성심병원/翰林大學校 漢江聖心病院], opened in December 1971, is one of the five hospitals under the governance of Hallym University Medical Center (HUMC) [한림대학교동탄성심병원] — one of the largest medical institutions in South Korea.

This hospital is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Yeongdeungpodong 4(sa)-ga [영등포동7가] —part of the administrative neighborhood Yeongdeungpo [Yeongdeungpo-dong/영등포동]— in the Yeongdeungpo District [Yeongdeungpo-gu/영등포구]

The building seen in Squid Game is the hospital’s Burn Emergency Medical Center.

Address
55 Beodeunaru-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 영등포구 버드나루로 55 신관 1층
(영등포동7가 94-195)
Geolocation: 37.523439, 126.910328

Getting here
Yeongdeungpo Market Station [영등포시장역], Seoul Subway Line 5, Exit 3
(8 min. walk)

— submitted by Thom Musni with scene description by sarahms and location details by Marion KDL
— Photo taken by © Thom Musni, September 2021

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