Mengkkongyee Oraksil [맹꽁이오락실]

Search: WWW (2019)

Bae Ta-mi (Im Soo-jeong) is a regular Tekken player at this arcade in Search: WWW/Type in Search Word: WWW (검색어를 입력하세요: WWW) (tvN, 2019). In episode 1, she encounters an opponent who continued to defeat her in every game — this turns out to be Park Mo-gun/Morgan (Jang Ki-yong), who advises her to keep practicing. When Ta-mi leaves the arcade, she finds Mo-gun/Morgan waiting for her outside, impressed by her determination to win.

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Mengkkongyee Oraksil [맹꽁이오락실] is a games arcade with various retro game consoles. It is located in Jeonju’s neighborhood of Namnosong [Namnosong-dong/남노송동], in the Wansan District [Wansan-gu/완산구], around 3 hours from Seoul. It’s about a 7-9 min walk to/from Café Fleurs [플뢰르 카페].

Address
6 Dongmun-gil, Namnosong-dong, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
전라북도 전주시 완산구 동문길 6
(전라북도 전주시 완산구 남노송동 536-20)
Geolocation: 35.819564, 127.153413

Getting here
Take a bus from Central City Terminal in Seoul (센트럴시티터미널), which is a 2h 40min ride to Jeonju Express Bus Terminal (전주고속버스터미널).

Locate the Express Bus Terminal/Jeonju Buddhist Center bus stop [고속버스터미널.불교회관 정류장 — no. 30-925] near the terminal, take bus 102 for 7 stops (~13 mins) and alight at the Dongbu Market bus stop [동부시장 정류장]. From there, it’s about a 5 minute walk to this location via Eunhaeng-ro (은행로) and Dongmun-gil (동문길).

If you’re coming from Jeondong Cathedral or the Hanok Village, a whole host of buses go towards that direction from the Jeondong Cathedral.Hanok Village bus stop [전동성당.한옥마을 정류장 — no. 30-602], and it’s either a 3 min, 2 stop; or 4 min, 3 stop ride, depending on which bus you take. It will also stop you at the Dongbu Market bus stop.

— submitted by Mich KDL
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, October 2019 and Florence, November 2019

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