MBC Headquarters [MBC문화방송 본사]

Investigation Couple 2 (2019); Spring Turns To Spring (2019); Dae Jang Geum Is Watching (2018-19); Hide and Seek (2018); Investigation Couple (2018)

Broadcasting Center [방송센터]

This building is in the background as news about the ‘spree killer’ is shown on the screen on the side of the neighboring YTN Building [YTN 뉴스퀘어] in episode 11 (full episode 6) of Partners for Justice 2/Investigation Couple 2 (검법남녀 2) (MBC, 2019). In episode 28 (full episode 14), rape victim Ahn Ji-hye (Kim Ji-hye) is seen coming to the TV studio here as a guest on a news program, where she declared that she’s dropping all charges against her accuser, idol Kang Jun-seo (Lee Soo-woong, formerly from Boys Republic).

The exterior this building is shown as MBS Broadcasting in Spring Turns To Spring/Spring Is Coming (봄이 오나 봄) (MBC, 2019), where reporter Kim Bom-i (Lee Yu-ri) works at — as seen in episode 1. The lobby interior is shown in episodes 7 and 8 (full episode 4), when Lee Hyung-seok (Lee Jong-hyuk) meets with an unfortunate accident.

Parts of this building interior is seen as RG Motors’ office, and also as the studio in which Han Jin-mi (Lee Yeol-eum) co-hosts ‘Music Core’ with special guests ATOB (guest stars BTOB) in Dae Jang Geum Is Watching / The Great Jang-geum Is Watching / Jang Geum, Oh My Grandma (대장금이 보고 있다) (MBC, 2018-19).

This is the building of Taesan Group, headed by Chairman Moon Tae-san (Yoon Ju-sang) — as seen in episode 2 of Hide and Seek (숨바꼭질) (MBC, 2018), when he’s paid a visit by MakePacific matriarch Na Hae-geum (Jung Hye-sun).

MEDIA Center [미디어센터]

Bok Seung-ah (Kwon Yu-ri of Girls’ Generation) comes to the MBC Skating Rink (MBC 스케이트장), located just in front of this building, in episode 30 (full episode 15) of Dae Jang Geum Is Watching / The Great Jang-geum Is Watching / Jang Geum, Oh My Grandma (대장금이 보고 있다) (MBC, 2018-19). She decides that she does not want to accept the affections of either Han San-hae (Shin Dong-wook) or Han Jung-sik (Kim Hyun-joon), and calls Jung-sik to break the news. He tells her that they’re better off as friends, and that he’s making way for the person who’s really in her heart. San-hae reaches Seung-ah and though she tells him it’s too late, he confesses his feelings anyway. As he turns to leave, she tearfully runs after him and grabs him in a back hug, after which they finally share a kiss.

Administration Center [경영센터]

The Yeom siblings come to this building to visit CI Insurance in episode 26 of Partners for Justice / Investigation Couple (검법남녀) (MBC, 2018), in an attempt to finally draw their father’s insurance beneficiary money. However, prosecutor Eun Sol (Jung Yu-mi), forensic examiner Baek Beom (Jung Jae-young) and the rest of the support team turn up to reveal their findings of their father’s whereabouts and cause of death on his last day of life.

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MBC Headquarters [MBC문화방송 본사/MBC신사옥 경영센터] is the HQ building of the Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), which was established in 1961, that counts among the leading South Korean television and radio network companies. The HQ comprises of two major buildings that are linked to each other. One houses the Broadcasting Building [방송센터] and a Retail Center [리테일], the other houses the Administration Center [경영센터], the Media Center [미디어센터] and the Public Hall [공개홀].

The MBC Garden Studio [MBC 가든 스튜디오] is located in the Broadcasting Center, whereas Ronnefeldt Teehaus 1823 — Sangam MBC Branch [로네펠트 티하우스 — 상암MBC점] was located in the Administration Center. And right before the HQ sits Sangam Cultural Square [상암문화광장].

The MBC Headquarters is located in Seoul’s neighborhood of Sangam-dong [상암동] in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구].

Address
267 Seongam-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성암로 267
(서울특별시 마포구 상암동 1603)
Geolocation: 37.581050, 126.890562

Getting here
Digital Media City Station [디지털미디어시티역], Seoul Subway Line 6, Exit 9

— submitted by Mich KDL, with additions from Marion KDL

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