Oil Tank Culture Park [마포문화비축기지]

Hwayuki (2017-2018)

The T1 Glass Pavilion of this park appears as the headquarters of the heavenly realm on Earth in Hwayuki/A Korean Odyssey (화유기) (tvN, 2017-18) and appears multiple times in the drama. In episode 1, Son Oh-gong (Lee Seung-Gi) comes here to meet Soobori (Sung Ji-Ru) to discuss his re-entry into heaven after all the good deeds that he has done; only to hear that he’s still not good to re-enter which makes him break the office table. In episode 2, Oh-gong brings PK (Lee Hong-Ki) here to interrogate him and this is also where Ma Wang (Cha Seung-won) burns the demonic picture in presence of PK; thus trapping Oh-gong in a village in Joseon times.
Oil Tank Culture Park [마포문화비축기지], a transformed oil depot for petroleum that was closed down in the 1970s, is now a cultural park for various events located in Seoul’s neighborhood Seongsan-dong [성산동]. Opened in autumn 2017, it is composed of six different ‘tanks’ (T1-T6). In Hwayugi, Tank 1, the Glass Pavilion, is featured.

Address: 87 Jeungsan-ro, Seongsan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
서울 마포구 증산로 87
(성산동 산 53-1)
Geolocation: 37.571012, 126.894132
To get here: World Cup Stadium Station [월드컵경기장역], Line 6, Exit 1
— submitted by Janine Anne Holt

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