Ogin Arcade [옥인오락실]

More Than Friends (2020)

Kyung Woo-yeon (Shin Ye-eun) and Lee Soo (Ong Seong-wu of Wanna One) play Tekken at this arcade during their exploration of Cheongunhyoja — the fourth neighborhood covered in their book Seoul’s Stories— in episode 6 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020).

Also seen in My Healing Love (내사랑 치유기) (MBC, 2018-19)

Variety Shows Filmed Here

Tasty Road (2016 테이스티로드) (2016)
Gourmet Road Season 2 (식신로드2) (2016)

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Ogin Arcade [옥인오락실], around since 1988, is an arcade with games like Street Fighter and Tetris located in Seoul’s neighborhood Tongin [Tongin-dong/통인동] –administered by the neighborhood Cheongunhyoja [Cheongunhyoja-dong/청운효자동]— in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구]. The arcade is run by Seol Jae-woo, publisher of lifestyle magazine Seochon Life, under the ‘Com Com Play’ brand. He took over when the original proprietor stopped and a photo of hers is now displayed at the arcade to pay her homage.

Address
28 Ogin-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 옥인길 28
(옥인동 156-7)
Geolocation: 37.580939, 126.967219

Getting here
Gyeongbokgung Station [경복궁역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 2
(12 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL

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