Keimyung University — Daemyung Campus [계명대학교 대명캠퍼스]

Extraordinary You (2019); Melting Me Softly (2019); Mr. Sunshine (2018); Love Rain (2012); The King 2 Hearts (2012); Boys Over Flowers (2009); Sandglass (1995)

Parts of this campus appear as ‘Seuli High School’ in Extraordinary You/Ha-Ru Found by Chance/A Day Found by Chance/Suddenly One Day (어쩌다 발견한 하루) (MBC, 2019) — as seen in episode 2 (full episode 1) and 4 (full episode 2), for instance.

Lost Ko Mi-ran (Won Jin-a) wanders around this campus in 2019 to find a trace of her past in episode 2 of Melting Me Softly/Let Me Melt (날 녹여주오) (tvN, 2019).

The main building of this campus was featured in episode 16 of Mister Sunshine/Mr. Sunshine (미스터 션샤인) (tvN, 2018).

The Daemyeong campus appears as ‘Hankook University’ in the first 4 episodes of Love Rain (사랑비) (KBS2, 2012). It is where everyone goes to university the 1970s and where Seo In-ha (Jang Geun-seok) falls for Kim Yoon-hee (Yoon-a) in 3 seconds. The Adams Building and the Open Air Auditorium are seen, among others.

This university appears as the royal university that Lee Jae-ha (Lee Seung-gi) attends in The King 2 Hearts/King2Hearts (더킹 투하츠) (MBC, 2012).

The East-West Cultural Center [계명대학교 대명캠퍼스 동서문화관] building’s staircase serves as Geum Jan-di’s (Ku Hye-sun) hide-out at Shinhwa High School in Boys Over Flowers/Boys Before Flowers (꽃보다 남자) (KBS2, 2009) and Koo Jun-pyo (Lee Min-ho) studies at the main building, among others. Others parts of Shinhwa High School are filmed at Keimyung’s Seongseo Campus and the ChangeUp Campus — Yangpyeong Camp (previously part of Gyeonggi English Village).

Kang Woo-suk (Park Sang-won) studies law at this university and is the student representative of its law school in the mid-1970s in episode 2 of Sandglass/The Hourglass (모래시계) (SBS, 1995) and while all other students are organizing protests, he takes exams and also gets to know Yoon Hye-rin (Go Hyun-jung).

Also seen in Bridal Mask/Gaksital (각시탈) (KBS2, 2012).

Movie filmed here

This campus (and especially its main building) was also featured as ‘Shilla University’  in the movie Ditto/Sympathy/The Same Feeling (동감) (2000), which Yoon So-eun (Kim Ha-neul), Jee-in (Yoo Ji-tae) and Seo Hyun-ji (Ha Ji-won) attends in different time periods.

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Keimyung University [계명대학교], founded in 1899 by an American missionary and two local Presbyterian Church leaders, is a private university located with its three campuses — Daemyeong, Seongseo, and Dongsan campus — all located in the city of Daegu. It lies across Daegu’s neighborhoods Pasan [Pasan-dong/호산동] and Sindang [Sindang-dong/신당동] in the Dalseo District [Dalseo-gu/달서구].

104 Myeongdeok-ro, Daemyeong 3(sam)-dong, Nam-gu, Daegu
대구광역시 남구 명덕로 104
(대구광역시 남구 대명동 2139-12)
Geolocation: 35.854272, 128.580652

Main Building [계명대학교대명캠퍼스대명본관]
Geolocation: 35.853750, 128.579872

Adams Building [계명대학교 대명캠퍼스 아담스]
Geolocation: 35.855948, 128.580306

Open Air Auditorium [계명대학교대명캠퍼스노천강당]
Geolocation: 35.854520, 128.580378

Address East-West Cultural Center; Daemyeong Campus
78 Myeongdeok-ro 20-gil, Daemyeong 3(sam)-dong, Nam-gu, Daegu
대구 남구 명덕로20길 78
(대명동 2244-16)
Geolocation: 35.853990, 128.579243

Alternate url:

Getting here
Namsan Station [남산역], Daegu Subway Line 3, Exit 2
(10 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL
— Ditto, Haru Found By Chance added by Mich KDL
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, November 2017

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