IFC Seoul [IFC서울]

Dali and Cocky Prince (2021); Undercover (2021); Vincenzo (2021); Woman With a Suitcase (2016)

One IFC

This building appears as SEGI Headquarters run by Jang Tae-jin (Kwon Yul/Kwon Se-in) in Dali and Cocky Prince/Dal-ri and Gamja-tang (달리와 감자탕) (KBS2, 2021); as seen, for instance, in episode 15 when Kim Dal-ri (Park Gyu-young) visits her ex-fiancé.

Two IFC/Three IFC/IFC MALL

The ThreeIFC building appears as the NIS headquarters in Undercover (Eondeokeobeo/언더커버) (JTBC, 2021) — as seen, for instance, when Chu Dong-woo (Choi Dae-chul) is suspended from his position at the Corruption Investigation Office and leaves the building in episode 4 and Park Won-jong (Joo Suk-tae) already waits for him to say his farewells.

The ThreeIFC building is seen as the Babel Group headquarters in Vincenzo (빈센조) (tvN/Netflix, 2021) — as seen in episode 13, when Jang Joon-woo/Jang Han-seok (Ok Taec-yeon from 2PM) arrives to attend his inauguration ceremony as the Babel Group chairman. Joon-woo’s/Han-seok’s office is located at the TwoIFC Building of this complex — as seen, for instance, in episode 15.

It is when passing by Two IFC in a car in episode 13 of Woman With a Suitcase (캐리어를 끄는 여자) (MBC, 2016) that Park Hye-joo (Jeon Hye-bin) takes off her lawyer’s badge and CEO Lee Dong-soo (Jang Hyun-sung) throws it into the gutter for her.

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IFC Seoul [IFC서울] – or International Finance Center Seoul in full – is a “state-of-the-art complex combining three office towers“, along with IFC Mall and Conrad Hotel Seoul [콘래드호텔]. Heralded as “a perfect harmony of people, business, and nature”, the complex project was launched in 2005 by the “Seoul Metropolitan Government… to rejuvenate the Yeouido area as a regional financial hub“, and was completed in 2012.

This building is one of the 380 traditional and modern-contemporary buildings in Seoul that were selected for the The Seoul Architectural Guide (2013, page 161).

Located in Seoul’s neighbourhood Yeouido [Yeouido-dong/여의도동] in the Yeongdeungpo District [Yeongdeungpo-gu/영등포구], the complex is considered to be the third tallest building in Seoul — specifically, Three IFC, which stands at 284m tall. It is a 2 min. walk to/from Bon Voyage [본보야지], 4 mins to/from Tenuto Malt Bar [테누토], and 10 mins to/from Miwon Building [미원빌딩].

Address
10 Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 영등포구 국제금융로 10
(여의도동 23-1)
Geolocation (approx.):  37.525023, 126.925649

Getting here
Yeouido Station [여의도역], Seoul Subway Line 5/9, Exit 3
(5 min. walk)

— submitted by Mich KDL
Dali and Cocky Prince; Undercover; Woman With a Suitcase added by Marion KDL

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