Seoktan Building [석탄회관]

Encounter (2018-19)

This office appears at the party headquarters of politician Cha Jong-hyun (Moon Sung-keun), Cha Soo-hyun’s (Song Hye-kyo) father, in Encounter/Boyfriend (남자친구) (tvN, 2018-19). It is seen, for instance, when Cha Soo-hyun (Song Hye-kyo) visits him in episode 6, or in episode 12, when Nam Myeong-sik (Ko Chang-seok) visits him to report on Soo-hyun.

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Seoktan Building or Seoktan Hall [석탄회관], completed in 1985, is a 12-storey high (with 4 floors below ground) commercial and office building that mainly houses companies and restaurants located in Seoul’s neighborhood Jongno-1.2.3.4 ga-dong/Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa) [종로1.2.3.4가동] in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구]. It is owned by the Korea Mining Corporation [광해관리공단], reason why its name is ‘Seoktan’ or ‘Coal’.

Jogyesa Temple [조계사] (37.573918, 126.981600) and Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun [신라스테이 광화문] (37.572757, 126.981061) can be seen from this building.

Address
58 Jong-ro 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 종로5길 58
(종로1가 80-6 )
Geolocation: 37.572882, 126.980371

Getting here
▶ Jonggak Station [종각역], Seoul Subway Line 1, Exit 1
(7 min. walk)
Gwanghwamun Station [광화문역], Seoul Subway Line 5, Exit 3
(7 min. walk)

— submitted by GGRIP, with site description by Marion KDL

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