Sejong Lake Park [세종호수공원]

Dear My Friends (2016); Cheer Up! (2015)

Kang Yeon-Doo’s (Jung Eun-ji) mother and Kim Yeol’s (Lee Won-geun) father go on a date here in episode 8 of Cheer Up!/Daringly Go Go/Sassy Go Go (발칙하게 고고) (KBS2, 2015). “I’m sorry, thank you, I love you” are the three things a kid needs to hear to grow up well, explains Yeon-doo’s mother to the father who is uncomfortable seeing eye-to-eye with his son.

Also seen in Dear My Friends (디어 마이 프렌즈) (tvN, 2016).

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Sejong Lake Park [세종호수공원] is Korea’s largest artificial lake with five artificial islands, all of which are man-made. It is located in Sejong Special Autonomous City’s Yeongi Township [Yeongi-myeon/연기면], about 1.5-2 hours south of Seoul.

In 2021, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism —announced through the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO)— selected this site as one of the ‘100 Must-Visit Spots in Korea’ for 2021-2022.

Address
216 Dasom-ro, Sejong-ri, Yeongi-myeon, Sejong, South Korea
세종특별자치시 연기면 다솜로 216
(연기면 세종리 114-380)
Geolocation: 36.497909, 127.272899

Getting here
➜ From Seoul Station, take a KTX train to Osong Station [오송역], which is a 45-minute journey. This is the nearest KTX station in proximity to Sejong.
➜ From Osong Station, the park is about a 12-minute car ride, or 34-minute journey on public transport.

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated directions by Mich KDL
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, October 2019

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