Jamwon Hangang Park [한강공원잠원지구]

Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (2019); On the Way to the Airport (2016); Goong (2006)

Kang Shi-wol (Lee Tae-Sun) and his brother Koo Joon-hwi (Kim Jae-young) come to the basket ball fields of this park to play a game at Shi-wol’s birthday in episode 1 (full episode 1) of Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (사랑은 뷰티블 인생은 원더풀) (KBS2, 2019).

In episode 6 of On the Way to the Airport (공항 가는 길) (KBS2, 2016), Seo Do-Woo (Lee Sang-Yoon) and Kim Young-Sook (Lee Young-Ran) sit here at different times to watch Park Hyo-Eun (Kim Hwan-Hee) play soccer on the park’s field and to daydream.

After another run-in with husband Crown Prince Lee Shin (Ju Ji-hoon), Shin Chae-kyeong (Yoon Eun-hye) drives to this park in episode 19 of Goong/Princess Hours (궁) (MBC, 2006), with worried Prince Lee Yul (Kim Jeong-hoon) following her closely his own car. Lee Yul and Chae-kyeong later have a heart-to-heart talk in her parked car at the Han River.

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Jamwon Hangang Park [한강공원잠원지구] is a public park along the Han River located in Seoul’s neighborhood Jamwon [Jamwon-dong/잠원동] in the Seocho District [Seocho-gu/서초구]. Seoul Wave Art Center [서울웨이브아트센터] and Merry Monarch Yacht Club [메리모나크 요트클럽] are located on the premises of this park.

The park itself is part of the larger Hangang Park [한강공원] system, which is made up of 12 parks in total, built between 1982 and 1986. It also consists of Gwangnaru Park, Jamsil Park, Ttukseom Park, Yanghwa Park, Ichon Park, Banpo Park, Mangwon Park, Yeouido Park, Nanji Park, Gangseo Park, and Seonyudo Park. Since 2007, Hangang Park has been gradually redeveloped under the ‘Hangang Renaissance Project‘ (한강르네상스 사업), with an intended completion in 2030.

386 Apgujeong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 강남구 압구정동 386
Geolocation: 37.526965, 127.018144
Geolocation of Goong scene: 37.530177, 127.021432
Geolocation of On the Way to the Airport scene: 37.527824, 127.018650

Getting here
Apgujeong Station [압구정역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 6
(16 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL

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