Goo Shin-deuk (Jin Ji-hee) and her handmaid Young-yi (Kim Si-eun) walk along the streets here in KBS Drama Special: Modern Girl (모단걸) (KBS2, 2020), which is set around the time of the Japanese occupation of Korea. The ‘Jongno Police Station’ building, which Young-yi is captured to, is also here.
When Kim Man-Bok (Lee Soon-Jae) explains his love story with his wife to Goo Ra-Ra (Go Ara) in episode 11 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020), he explains how they once missed each other many years ago when he (portrayed by Lee Jae-wook) suggested through a letter to meet young Shim Sun-Ja (portrayed by Go Ara) at the restaurant ‘Geuseong Coffee Shop’, which is located at this park, but she never showed up. They only run into each other years later in front of ‘Jeil Music Shop’; also located here.
Renowned physician Dr Jang Dong-sik (Jang Hyun-sung) is murdered in his own home by a time-traveler (Park In-soo), an act that is witnessed by his young daughter, in episode 1 of Alice (앨리스) (SBS, 2020)
The past lives scenes in Men Are Men / To All The Guys That Loved Me / That Guy Is The Guy (그놈이 그놈이다) (KBS2, 2020) were filmed here: likely those in the 1920/30s and 1970s.
The Cheongwadae/Blue House [청와대] scenes featured in Search: WWW/Type in Search Word: WWW (검색어를 입력하세요: WWW) (tvN, 2019) were filmed here, instead of the real government building. It was seen in episode 8 and 15.
Parts of this park appears as Shanghai in episode 1 of Different Dreams (이몽) (MBC, 2019), where Kim Won-bong (Yoo Ji-tae) meets up with an informant.
This is where all the 1930s scenes in Chicago Typewriter (시카고 타자기) (tvN, 2017) were filmed– as, for instance, in episode 9.
Lots of scenes in Girls’ Generation 1979/Lingerie Girls’ Generation (란제리 소녀시대) (KBS2, 2017) were also filmed here. The pharmacy at which Joo Young-choon (Lee Jong-hyun of CNBLUE) works, for instance, is situated here.
Also seen in Mister Sunshine/Mr. Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) (tvN, 2018), Hwayuki/Hwayugi/A Korean Odyssey (tvN, 2017-18); Secret Forest/Stranger (비밀의 숲) (tvN, 2017); Bridal Mask/Gaksital (각시탈) (KBS2, 2012); Lights and Shadows (빛과 그림자) (MBC, 2011-12); East of Eden (에덴의 동쪽) (MBC, 2008-09); Capital Scandal (경성 스캔들) (KBS2, 2007); Seoul 1945 (서울1945) (KBS, 2006); Fashion 70s/Fashion 70’s (패션 70/패션 70’s) (SBS, 2005).
MOVIES FILMED HERE
— The Last Princess (덕혜옹주/Deokhye-ongju) (2016)
— My Way (마이 웨이) (2011)
— Modern Boy (모던 보이/Modeon Boi) (2008)
— Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War (태극기 휘날리며) (2004)
— Hakuji no Hito (道 〜白磁の人〜/백자의 사랑: 조선의 흙이 되다) (1999)
Hapcheon Image Theme Park [합천영상테마파크], is a film set co-owned by KBS and MBC that reproduces scenes of Seoul in different time periods. Where KBS’ section concentrates on the time period of the 1930s-1960s, the MBC section concentrates on the 1970s and 1980s.
It is located in the village of Gaho [Gaho-ri/가호리] in the county of Hapcheon-gun [합천군], a little east of the city of Hapcheon, and around 4hrs 30mins south of Seoul by public transport. It is open to the public and an admission fee applies. More information can be found here.
757 Hapcheonhosu-ro, Yongju-myeon, Hapcheon, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
경상남도 합천군 용주면 합천호수로 757
(용주면 가호리 256)
— submitted by a KDL Guest, updated by Mich KDL
— Photo taken by © Korean_Pathfinder, 2019
— Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol; Different Dreams; Girls’ Generation 1979; Fashion 70s (2017) added by Marion KDL
— Men Are Men, Alice. Modern Girl added by Mich KDL