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.
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] that makes up parts of Seoul’s neighborhood 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
Hongik University Station [홍대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2, AREX, Yongsan Line, Exit 9 or 3
— submitted by Marion KDL