Jahamun-ro [자하문로]

To. Jenny (2018)

This street is shown in several scenes in the drama To.Jenny (투제니) (KBS2, 2018). In episode 1 for an instance, Jeong-min (Kim Sung-cheol) is passing by in front of a wall mural in this street when he sees Na-ra/Jenny’s (Jung Chae-yeon) social media update. At the other part of the street, Na-ra/Jenny is seen walking after her shift at the café. Still in episode 1, Jeong-min and Na-ra/Jenny walk on this street after their guitar lesson. When Jeong-min found out that Na-ra/Jenny’s contract with JW Entertainment is already expired in episode 2, Jeong-min runs passing this street to see her in her house.

Other filming locations on this street:
Jahamun Tunnel [자하문터널]
No. 16 — Oliva Garden [올리바가든]
No. 225 —
AW Convention Center [AW컨벤션센터]

Movies filmed here

–- In Parasite (기생충) (2019), Kim Ki-taek (Song Kang-ho), Kim Ki-woo (Choi Woo-sik) and Kim Ki-jung (Park So-dam) are seen crossing this street and down the stairs into the Jahamun Tunnel, after escaping from the Park household.

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Jahamun-ro [자하문로] is a major street that traverses Seoul’s Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구]. The part seen in To.Jenny is located in Seoul’s neighbourhood Buam [Buam-dong/부암동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구], only a few steps away from Jahamun Tunnel [자하문터널].

The mural seen in To.Jenny is located right in front of restaurant ‘다움223.1’. It is located in a small parallel street of Jahamun-ro.

Address of mural
223-1 Jahamun-ro, Buam-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 자하문로 223-1
(부암동 281-13)
Geolocation: 37.594169, 126.963441

The stone wall that Na-ra walks in front of is located a bit further down the street, in the direction of Seoul. If you pass Seoul Museum [서울미술관], you are half-way there.
Geolocation of stone wall: 37.595678, 126.963765

Getting here
Gyeongbokgung Station [경복궁역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 3.
Walk about 270m to the Gyeongbokgung station bus stop [경복궁역 정류장] and take buses 7212, 1021 and 7022 for 5 stops to ‘Entrance to Jahamun Tunnel’ [자하문터널입구.석파정]. Follow the flow of the traffic and you’ll arrive at the stone wall first and at the mural later.

— submitted by Chelle with directions by Mich KDL
Parasite added by Mich KDL
— Photo taken by © Mich KDL, 2014

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