MBC Dae Jang Geum Park (MBC Dramia) [MBC 용인 대장금 파크/MBC드라미아]

Tale of the Nine Tailed (2020); Mystic Pop-Up Bar (2020); The King: Eternal Monarch (2020); King Maker: The Change of Destiny (2020); The Tale of Nokdu (2019); Extraordinary You (2019); Hotel Del Luna (2019); Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung (2019); The Secret Life Of My Secretary (2019); Haechi (2019); The Crowned Clown (2018-19); Hwayugi (2017-18); Ruler – Master of the Mask (2017); The Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People (2017); The King In Love (2017); Flower in Prison (2016); Scholar Who Walks the Night (2015); Hwajung (2015); Shine or Go Crazy (2015); Triangle (2014); Diary of a Night Watchman (2014); The Empress Ki (2013-14); The King's Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang (2013-14); Gu Family Book (2013); Goddess of Fire (2013); Horse Doctor (2012-13); The Moon that Embraces the Sun (2012); God of War (2012); Dr. Jin (2012); Arang and the Magistrate (2012); The Duo (2011); Gyebaek (2011); Dong Yi (2010); The Return of Iljimae (2009); The Great Queen Seondeok (2009); Yi San (2007-08); Jumong (2006-07); Shin Don (2005-06); Hur Jun (1999-2000)

After Lee Yeon’s (Lee Dong-Wook) first love dies, he looks for her reincarnations over the centuries as he recounts in episode 2 of Tale of the Nine Tailed/Tale of The Nine-Tailed Fox (구미호뎐) (tvN, 2020) and it is at this park that he also sees somebody resembling her — only to be disappointed again.

Parts of the palace, at which Crown Prince Yi Hon (Song Geon-hee) lives in Joseon times in episode 1 of Mystic Pop-up Bar (쌍갑포차) (JTBS, 2020) are located at park.

Among other scenes filmed throughout this park, the wedding of King Gojong (Park Sang-hoon) and Min Ja-yeong (the future Empress Myeongseong) takes place at this park’s palace area in King Maker: The Change of Destiny/Wind and Cloud and Rain (바람과 구름과 비) (TV Chosun, 2020).

Some scenes from episode 1 (full episode 1) of The King: Eternal Monarch (더킹:영원의 군주) (SBS, 2020) are shot at this venue, to represent the main palace of the Kingdom of Corea. For instance, the eunuch commencing the mourning ceremony rites from the palace rooftop –shouting “sang’wibok” and flapping the deceased monarch’s upper garment three times–, young Lee Gon’s/Yi Gon’s (Jeong Hyun-jun) coronation ceremony and Gon’s public mourning for his deceased father and former Emperor Lee Ho (cameo by Kwon Yul).

Parts of the palace in The Tale of Nokdu (조선로코 녹두전) (KBS2, 2019) are filmed here as for instance in episode 17 (full episode 9), when the Queen visits the King unexpectedly or in episode 18 (full episode 9), this is where Jeon Nok-du (Jang Dong-yoon) receives the first price for the civil service exam and sees for the first time the king.

Parts of this park appear as the Joseon period ‘Man’woldang Inn’ or the ‘Man-wol Lodge’ in episode 15 of Hotel Del Luna (호텔 델루나) (tvN, 2019), which Koo Chan-sung (Yeo Jin-goo) enters following Mago’s (Seo Yi-sook) instructions.

Parts of Hanyang were filmed at this park in Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung (신입사관 구해령) (MBC, 2019). For example, the public reading scene in episode 1 or when Lee Rim (Cha Eun-woo) explores the city in episode 2 (full episode 1).

Veronica Park (Kim Jae-kyung) comes here to relax and Ki Dae-joo (Koo Ja-sung) finds her here in episode 27 (full episode 14) of The Secret Life of My Secretary/I Loved You From The Beginning/How to Train My Blind Boss (초면에 사랑합니다) (SBS, 2019). Before they can finally spend some time together as a couple, Dae-joo gets a call and leaves immediately to help out Do Min-ik (Kim Young-kwang).

The crown prince Lee Hun’s/Ha Sun’s (Yeo Jin-Goo) chambers in The Crowned Clown (왕이 된 남자) (tvN, 2019) are located here — as seen for example in episodes 2 and 6 as well the Queen’s quarters, the ‘Daejojeon Palace’ — as seen, for instance, in episode 8. But also the brothel — supposed to be situated in the neighborhood Hwagye — run by Woon-Sim (Jung Hye-Young) is situated here (seen in episodes 2 and 4) as well as parts of the village nearby the palace — as seen in episode 1.

This park appears is King Lee-do’s (Yoon Doo-joon) palace to which Jang Dan-bi (Kim Seul-gi) time-travels in Splash Splash Love (퐁당퐁당 LOVE) (MBC, 2015).

This venue appears as part of the palace in Dr. Jin (닥터 진) (MBC, 2012) — as seen, for instance, during the coronation day in episode 17.

Park Hae-young (Song Seung-heon) and Lee Sul (Kim Tae-Hee) meet first at this park in episode 1 of My Princess (마이 프린세스) (MBC, 2011), when she works part-time at this park as “Korean princess photo model and Hae-young convinces her to lengthen her work day so that Princess Stella can take a commemorative photo. They come back here on their ‘date’ in episode 11.

Also seen in Haechi (해치) (SBS, 2019); Extraordinary You/Ha-Ru Found by Chance/A Day Found by Chance/Suddenly One Day (어쩌다 발견한 하루) (MBC, 2019); Hwayuki/A Korean Odyssey (화유기) (tvN, 2017-18); The King in Love/The King Loves (왕은 사랑한다) (MBC, 2017); Ruler – Master of the Mask/The Emperor: Owner of the Mask (군주-가면의 주인) (MBC, 2017); The Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People (역적: 백성을 훔친 도적) (MBC, 2017); Flower in Prison (옥중화) (MBC, 2016); Hwajung/Splendid Politics (화정) (MBC, 2015); Scholar Who Walks the Night (밤을 걷는 선비) (MBC, 2015); Shine or Go Crazy/Shine or Be Mad (빛나거나 미치거나) (MBC, 2015); Triangle (트라이앵글) (MBC, 2014); Diary of a Night Watchman /Night Watchman’s Journal (야경꾼일지) (MBC, 2014); The Empress Ki (기황후) (MBC, 2013-14); The King’s Daughter, Soo Baek-hyang /The Daughter of the Emperor (제왕의 딸, 수백향) (MBC, 2013-14); Goddess of Fire /Goddess of Fire, Jung Yi (불의 여신 정이) (MBC, 2013); Gu Family Book/Kang Chi, the Beginning (구가의 서) (MBC, 2013); The King’s Doctor/Horse Doctor/The Horse Healer (마의) (MBC, 2012-13); The Moon that Embraces the Sun /Moon Embracing the Sun (해를 품은 달) (MBC, 2012); Arang and the Magistrate/Tale of Arang (아랑사또전) (MBC, 2012); God of War (무신) (MBC, 2012); The Duo (짝패) (MBC, 2011); Gyebaek/Gye-baek (계백) (MBC, 2011); Dong Yi (동이) (MBC, 2010); The Return of Iljimae (돌아온 일지매) (MBC, 2009); The Great Queen Seondeok (선덕여왕) (MBC, 2009); Yi San / Lee San, Wind of the Palace (이산) (MBC, 2007-08); Jumong/Prince of Legend/The Book of the Three Hans (삼한지-주몽 편) (MBC, 2006-07); Shin Don (신돈) (MBC, 2005-06); Hur Jun (허준) (MBC, 1999-2000).

Movie Filmed Here

The Concubine ( 후궁: 제왕의 첩) (2012)

MV Filmed Here

— Agust D (Suga of BTS) (2020) ‘Daechwita (대취타/大吹打)’ was filmed here with cameos by Jin (Kim Seok-jin/진) and Jungkook (정국/Jeon Jung-kook)

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MBC Dae Jang Geum Park [MBC 용인 대장금 파크] or sometimes Yongin Daejanggeum Park, is a film set for dramas of South Korean television and radio network Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). Formerly known as MBC Dramia [MBC드라미아], it is the largest historical film set in South Korea.
This park is located in the village of Yongcheon [Yongcheon-ri/용천리] in Yongin’s township Baegam [Baegam-myeon/백암면].

It is not to be confused with same-named MBC Daejanggeum Theme Park [대장금 테마파크] at MBC Yangjoo Culture Valley in the city of Yangju.

Address
778-1 Yongcheon-ri, Baegam-myeon, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기 용인시 처인구 백암면 용천드라마길 25
(백암면 용천리 778-1)
Geolocation: 37.121286, 127.336904

Directions
Seoul Nambu Terminal [남부터미널]
➜ Get on bus to Baegam Intercity Bus Terminal [백암시외버스터미널] (Duration: 50min)
➜ Get on shuttle bus #105 at Baekam Bus Stop [백암] for 19 stops until Bus Stop ‘MBC드라마세트장’
(Duration: 20min)

— submitted by Marion KDL
Splash Splash Love added by deanekitty29
King Maker: The Change of Destiny; Mystic Pop-up Bar; The King: Eternal Monarch; Extraordinary You; Hotel Del Luna added by Lr

7 reviews

  1. Extraordinary You & King Maker

    Lr here:

    1. “Extraordinary You” briefly used some areas during the “Trumpet Flower” manhwa arc (regarding Haru, Eun Dan-oh, Baek Gyeong, as well as Dried Squid Fairy’s past)

    2. “King Maker: The Change of Destiny / Wind and Cloud and Rain” was mainly shot here.

    2 things of note regarding “King Maker” :

    1. The wedding of Gojong & Min Ja-yeong (the future Empress Myeongseong) takes place in the park’s palace area; in history, the event was held at Unhyeon’gung Palace (운현궁), and one of their regular programmes is the reenactment of the ceremony

    2. Regarding my earlier claim of this park being used in “Hotel del Luna”: during this scene (https://youtu.be/KsHFTpNwusw; cameo by real life couple comedienne Hong Hyeon-hee & Jason), as well as the bts shown in the program “My Wife’s Taste” (i.e. https://youtu.be/CZ7tqhIFCT0), the location is the same one used for the Man’woldang Inn (the Joseon-era del Luna) in episode 15

  2. Mystic pop up bar and Daechwita definitely!

  3. Hotel del Luna???

    Hi, LR here

    Not really sure but I have an inkling “Hotel del Luna” might have used this location in some of Man-wol’s flashback scenes.

    My only sure evidence is that the location of the scene where Man-wol’s band is being executed is the same as in the “Daechwita” MV as well as the drama “Flower in Prison”.

    1. Hi LR, Many thanks for this. Let’s see if someone can verify it!

  4. Stray Kids

    Lr here

    …so apparently Stray Kids’ “Double Knot (English Ver.)” Performance Video was also shot here…

  5. Mystic Pop-up Bar & AGUST D

    Hi this is Lr

    1. the Joseon flashback of “Mystic Pop-Up Bar” (쌍갑포차) episode 1 were filmed here
    (cameos by Park Si-eun, Park Eun-hye, Seon Geon-hee, & Kim Hee-jung)

    2. Agust D (Suga of BTS)’s new MV “Daechwita” (大吹打) was filmed here + cameos from Jin & Jungkook

  6. The King: Eternal Monarch

    Hi this is Lr

    Some scenes from episode 1 of “The King: Eternal Monarch” are shot here, to represent the main palace (located at Busan) of the Kingdom of Corea.

    In particular:
    -the eunuch commencing the mourning ceremony rites from the palace rooftop (shouting “sang’wibok” and flapping the deceased monarch’s upper garment 3 times)
    -Yi Gon’s coronation ceremony
    -Yi Gon’s public mourning for his deceased father (cameo by Kwon Yul, who interestingly shot in this location during “Haechi”)

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