Olympic Park [올림픽공원]

The Penthouse S3 (2021); She Would Never Know (2021); A Piece of Your Mind (2020); Love Alarm (2019); The Last Empress (2018-19); Master's Sun (2013); Accidental Couple (2009); My Girl (2005-06); Beautiful Days (2001)

This is seen as the location of the newly-constructed CheongA Performing Arts Center in episode 4 of Penthouse 3/The Penthouse: War in Life Season 3 (펜트하우스 3) (SBS, 2021).

After having dinner together, Chae Ji-seung (Wang Bit-na) and Lee Jae-woon (Lee Gyu-han) walk down the entry section of this park in episode 8 of She Would Never Know/Senior, Don’t Put on That Lipstick (선배, 그 립스틱 바르지 마요) (JTBC, 2021). When Jae-woon all of a sudden is a afraid of a small dog, Jae-woon “protects” him, holding his hand and he insists holding her hand still after the incident; by which Ji-seung is not really displeased.

When still in college, Moon Ha-won (Jung Hae-in) and Kim Ji-soo (Park Ju-hyun) meet up in Seoul (he came flying in from the States only to see her) and take a walk in this park, crossing Gommaldari Bridge [곰말다리], in episode 2 of A Piece of Your Mind/Half of a Half (반의 반) (tvN, 2020).

Hwang Sun-O (Song Kang) and Kim Jo-jo (Kim So-hyun) walk over Gommaldari Bridge and try out their Love Alarm application and thus confirm their mutual love for each other in episode 3 of Love Alarm (좋아하면 울리는) (Netflix, 2019).

Emperor Lee Hyuk (Shin Sung-rok) and Oh Ssu-ni (Jang Na-ra) come here on a fake date in episode 4 of The Last Empress/Empress’s Dignity (황후의 품격) (SBS, 2018-19) and he ‘saves’ her from a drone.

Ku Dong-baek (Hwang Jung-min) and Han Ji-Su (Kim Ah-joong) hold their wedding ceremony here in episode 16 of Accidental Couple/That Fool/Just Looking (그저 바라 보다가) (KBS2, 2009).

Kim Chae-won (Kim Ha-neul) and Kim Bong-gyun (Go Myung-hwan) have the shooting of their weeding photos at this park in episodes 13-14 of Romance (Romangseu/로망스) (MBC, 2002). When in the midst of an awkward shooting, Choi Kwan-woo (Kim Jae-won) comes running and wrist-grabs Chae-won away from the situation telling her that he will never leave her again.

Lee Min-Chul (Lee Byung-Hun) and Kim Yun-Soo (Choi Ji-Woo) as well as Min-chul’s sister Lee Min-Ji (Shin Min-A) come here for an afternoon of cycling in episode 14 of Beautiful Days (아름다운 날들) (SBS, 2001) and Min-ji practices drawing in this park’s Sculpture Park.

Also seen in the final episode 18 of The Miracle We Met/Miracle That We Met (우리가 만난 기적) (KBS2, 2018); The Master’s Sun (주군의 태양) (SBS, 2013); My Girl (마이 걸) (SBS, 2005-06).

Movie Filmed Here

Lifting King Kong (킹콩을 들다) (2009)
My Boss, My Teacher (투사부일체) (2006)


Final episode 8 of Twogether (투게더) (Netflix, 2020) was filmed here, featuring singer/actor Lee Seung-gi and Taiwanese actor Jasper Liu.

MV Filmed Here

GFRIEND (여자친구): ‘Me Gustas Tu (오늘부터 우리는)‘ (2015) (filmed at the ‘Lone Tree’ [나홀로나무] located at this park)

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Seoul Olympic Park [올림픽공원] is a public park that was built to host the 1988 Summer Olympics in South Korea. The sculpture seen in Beautiful Days is ‘Temple for MB’ [‘M. B.를 위한 사원’] by Irish sculptor Tom Fitzgerald.

The park is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Bangi [Bangi-dong/방이동] in the Songpa District [Songpa-gu/송파구]. Korea National Sport University [한국체육대학교] sits just next to this park; SOMA Museum of Art [소마미술관] (along with its eatery Eat. Coffee & Simply Food — Olympic Park Branch [카페잇 올림픽공원점]), Olympic Hall [올림픽홀] and Olympic Gymnastics Arena [올림픽체조경기장] are located within this park’s premises.

424 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 송파구 올림픽로 424
(방이동 88-3)
Geolocation: 37.519953, 127.122383

Olympic Sculpture Park [올림픽조각공원]
Geolocation: 37.516537, 127.119722
Gommaldari Bridge [곰말다리]
Geolocation: 37.521299, 127.117516
Olympic Park Lone Tree [올림픽공원 나홀로나무]
Geolocation: 37.522833, 127.120373

Getting here
Olympic Park Station [올림픽공원역], Seoul Subway Line 5, Exit 3

— submitted by Marion KDL
Twogether, Penthouse 3 added by Mich KDL

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