Hongik University Station [홍대입구역]

More Than Friends (2020); My Golden Life (2017); Beating Again (2015)

Kyung Woo-yeon (Shin Ye-eun) and Lee Soo (Ong Seong-wu of Wanna One) start their exploration of Yeonnam-dong — the first neighborhood treated in their book Seoul’s Stories — from Exit 3 of this station in episode 4 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020).

Lee Soo-ah (Park Joo-hee) waits at Line 2’s Exit 9 [2호선 9번출구] for Seo Ji-tae (Lee Tae-sung) in episode 4 of My Golden Life (황금빛 내 인생) (KBS2, 2017). She’s addressed as an ajumma by some youngsters and takes it really badly. In episode 25, Seo Ji-an’s (Shin Hye-sun) father comes here when he gets restless looking for his daughter.

Dressed like a princess, Kim Soon-jung (Kim So-yeon) runs past the elevator of Exit 8 of this station in episode 1 of Beating Again/Falling in Love with Soon Jung/Falling for Innocence (순정에 반하다) (JTBC, 2015).

MovieS Filmed Here

Miss Granny (수상한 그녀) (2014) — at Exit 1


— Season 3, episode 7 of YouTube series Nego King [네고왕] (Dalla Studio, 2021) – Exit 9

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Hongik University Station [홍대입구역], formerly known as Donggyo Station, is a subway station on the Seoul Subway Line 2 (which opened in 1984), the AREX Line and Gyeongui–Jungang Line. It is a major gateway to Hongdae [홍대], which is part of Seoul’s neighborhood Seogyo [Seogyo-dong/서교동] in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구]. Exit 3 leads directly to Gyeongui Line Forest Park [경의선숲길공원 / 경의선공원].

Geolocation: 37.558084, 126.925523
Geolocation: Line 2, Exit 9: 37.556039, 126.922975

Getting here
Hongik University Station [홍대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2, AREX, Yongsan Line, Exit 9 or 3

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL; last updated 25/10/2021

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