MU (The Lost Continent of MU) [무대륙]

Because This Is My First Life (2017)

This place was known as YOLO Cafe in Because This Is My First Life/This Life Is Our First (이번 생은 처음이라) (tvN, 2017). The cafe, run by Yeon Bok-nam (Kim Min-gue) and his father, was where Ji-ho (Jung So-min) got a job at in episode 6. Most of the principal characters of the show would have come through here for a visit at some point in the drama. It was also where Se-hee (Kim Min-ki) did an epic back flip in episode 8, in an attempt to avoid falling on Bok-nam’s expensive motorcycle.

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In real life, this place is known as The Lost Continent of Mu [무대륙] (or Mu for short) and functions as a multi-purpose event/culture space. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Hapjeong-dong [합정] in th Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구], near the Danginri Thermal Power Plant [당인리화력발전소].

357-7 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 합정동 357-7
(서울특별시 마포구 토정로5길 12)
Geolocation: 37.545927, 126.918426

Getting here
Hapjeong station [합정역], Seoul Subway Line 6, Exit 7
Sangsu station [상수역], Seoul Subway Line 6, Exit 4.

— submitted by Mich KDL
— Photo taken by © Mich KDL, August 2019

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