Gong Tae-sung (Kim Young-dae) films a scene of the drama ‘The World of Stars’ at the Lawn Garden [난지한강공원 잔디마당] of this park in episode 7 of Sh**ting Stars/Shooting Stars (Byeolttongbyeol/별똥별) (tvN, 2022) [Spoiler] and desperately tries to get Oh Han-byul’s (Lee Sung-kyung) attention in tying her shoelaces.
Yeo Ha-jin (Mun Ka-young) and Jung Seo-yeon (Lee Joo-bin) came to this park when playing hooky during their high school days as Yeo Ha-kyung (Kim Seul-gi) reads in the girls’ common diary in episode 5 (full episode 3) of Find Me in Your Memory (그 남자의 기억법) (MBC, 2020).
It is at this park that young Heo Yoon-do (Lee Jang-woo) wants to take his life and is saved by his (now) stepfather Heo Jang-soo (Park Sang-myeon) as seen in a flashback in episode 5 of Graceful Family/Elegant Family (우아한 가) (MBN, 2019).
Wang Geum-dong (Seo Byuk-joon) and his father Wang Jae Kook (Lee Han Wie) come here to jog in episode 1 of Home for Summer/Summer, Please (여름아 부탁해) (KBS1, 2019).
Park Se-geon (Ahn Hyo-seop) and Nan-hee (Kim Seul-gi) come here on a ‘ring bike date’ in episode 3 of Queen of the Ring (반지의 여왕), the third story of the mini-series/drama trilogy Three Colors of Fantasies (세가지 색 판타지)(MBC/Naver 2017).
Yoon Ji-Ho (Jung So-Min) and her good friend Woo Soo-Ji (Esom) meet here in episode 11 of Because This Is My First Life/This Life Is Our First (이번 생은 처음이라) (tvN, 2017) after Soo-ji has found out that Ji-ho is in a contract marriage.
After Song Ma-Rin (Shin Min-Ah) leaves Café Comma where she was supposed to meet Yoo So-Joon (Lee Je-Hoon) in episode 2 of Tomorrow With You (내일 그대와) (tvN, 2017), she comes here and calls So-joon up to tell him that she couldn’t make it.
Ahn Min-hyuk (Park Hyung-sik) rolls by the Seoul Pilot Licence Examination Center on his overboard in episode 1 of Strong Woman Do Bong soon (힘쎈여자 도봉순) (JTBC, 2017). He abondons his board a little further down Han River at Han River Park Waterfront [난지한강공원 강변물놀이장] as soon as he notices that a masked man trails him; but he eventually fails to chase him down. We see him back here in episode 8, jogging with Do Bong Soon (Park Bo Young) to train her endurance. Both of them come back here in episode 13, it’s their first clash that happens here after having started dating. In episode 14, our love-birds, reunited, go here on a picnic date.
Married Han Sung-Sik (Hwang Dong-Joo) comes also here pretending to do some jogging in episode 6 of Father I’ll Take Care of You (아버님 제가 모실게요) (MBC, 2016-17) — he wants to hit on his colleague.
Do Hae-Gang (Kim Hyun-Joo) and Baek Seok (Lee Gyu-Han) come here to drink in the evening in episode 16 of I Have A Lover [애인있어요] (SBS, 2015-16). They play a drinking game and Back Seok who loses has to tell a woman that sits close to them that he loves her and write his name with his butt.
Also seen in episode 5 of My Roommate Is A Gumiho/Frightening Cohabitation (간 떨어지는 동거) (tvN, 2021) [Geolocation: 37.567343, 126.873054]; Mother of Mine/My Prettiest Daughter in the World (세상에서 제일 예쁜 내 딸) (KBS2, 2019) and Twelve Nights (열두밤) (Channel A, 2018).
The park itself is part of the larger Hangang Park [한강공원] system, which is made up of 12 parks in total, built between 1982 and 1986. It also consists of Gwangnaru Park, Jamsil Park, Ttukseom Park, Jamwon Park, Ichon Park, Banpo Park, Mangwon Park, Yeouido Park, Yanghwa Hangang Park [양화한강공원], Gangseo Park, and Seonyudo Park. Since 2007, Hangang Park has been gradually redeveloped under the ‘Hangang Renaissance Project‘ (한강르네상스 사업), with an intended completion in 2030. This is one of the first four parks that reopened to the public again in 2009 after renovation under the Hangang Renaissance Project.
487 Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울 마포구 상암동 487-166
Geolocation: 37.564486, 126.879448
Address of Seoul Pilot License Examination Center
서울 마포구 마포나루길 256
Geolocation: 37.562765, 126.882554
Address of Nanji Camping Site (난지캠핑장)
서울 마포구 한강난지로 22
— submitted by Marion KDL; last update 15/05/2022