Seongmisan-ro 29-gil [성미산로29길]

Nevertheless (2021); A Witch's Diner (2021); Move To Heaven (2021); A Love So Beautiful (2020-21); More Than Friends (2020); 18 Again (2020); XX (2020); Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (2019); My First First Love (2019); Wish Woosh (2018); Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter (2018); The Third Charm (2018); You Drive Me Crazy! (2018); My Golden Life (2017-18); Temperature of Love (2017); Descendants of the Sun (2015); My Sweet Seoul (2008)

No. 3 — Sun Ok-nam (Moon Chae-won) talks to Kim Geum (Seo Ji-hoon) on this street outside his house in episode 8 of Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter/Gyeryong Fairy Tale/Tale of Fairy (계룡선녀전) (tvN, 2018). Later, Kim Geum runs into Lee Ham-sook (Jeon Soo-jin), who’s on her way to see Yi-hyun and confess her feelings to him.

No. 4/5 Han Geu-roo (Tang Joon-sang) and Yoon Na-moo (Hong Seung-hee) live along this street in Move To Heaven/Move To Heaven: I Am a Person Who Arranges Articles Left by Deceased (무브 투 헤븐: 나는 유품정리사입니다) (Netflix, 2021). They also cycle down the street from around No. 34/32 onwards — as seen in episode 1.

No. 10 — Koo Joon-hwi (Kim Jae-young) and Kim Cheong-A (Seol In-A) say their farewells at this street in front of this house before he leaves to the States for a year in full episode 16 of Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (사랑은 뷰티블 인생은 원더풀) (KBS2, 2019).

No. 10 — Also seen in final episode 8 of The Witch’s Diner/Come to the Witch’s Restaurant (마녀식당으로 오세요) (TVING, 2021).

No. 17-3 — Nam Yoo-jun (Kim Young-jae) picks up Han Jae-in/Jane (Jin Jae-young) on a bike (a wish of her’s) and they cycle down this street in episode 11 of My Sweet Seoul (달콤한 나의 도시 / 달콤한 나의도시) (SBS, 2008).

No. 20 — After walking down the adjacent street of Seongmisan-ro 29an-gil [성미산로29안길], Cha Heon (Kim Yo-han from WEi) and Shin Sol-i (So Ju-yeon) stand hand-in-hand just outside this building in episode 18 of A Love So Beautiful/Beautiful Us (아름다웠던 우리에게) (Netflix/Kakao TV, 2020-21), and where Heon admits to calling Seol-i his girlfriend.

No. 20 — Drunk Kyung Woo-yeon (Shin Ye-eun) walks down this street direction home closely followed by On Joon-Soo (Kim Dong-Joon) after their company dinner in episode 3 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020). It is also here, that Lee Soo (Ong Seong-wu of Wanna One) finds her and thinking that Joon-soo is a ‘pervert’ he grabs Woo-yeon’s hand and tells her to run with him.

No. 20 — Ko Woo-young (Lee Do-hyun) and Hong Shi-woo (Ryeo Un) run into Jung Da-jung (Kim Ha-neul) and Choo Ae-rin (Lee Mi-do) at the corner of Banh Mi Phuong in episode 7 of 18 Again (18 어게인) (JTBC, 2020); and Woo-young is afraid that Ae-rin uncovers his identity.

No. 20 — After running into Choi Ho-chul (Min Woo-hyuk) at a rice cake store, Lee Young-jae (E-som) walks with him along this street in episode 8 of The Third Charm / The 3rd Charm (제3의 매력) (JTBC, 2018). He assures her that the photoshoot pictures weren’t ‘racy’, but rather she looked ‘healthy and sexy’. That assurance put Young-jae in a good mood, which led her to giving Ho-chul an Americano treat from a food truck at the end of the street.

No. 30 — After being turned down for a ride to school by Yoon Tae-oh (Ji Soo), Han Song-yi (Jung Chae-yeon) walks out from the house to this street in episode 4 of My First First Love/Because It’s My First Love (첫사랑은 처음이라서) (Netflix, 2019). Tae-oh zips past her in his scooter, and she watches him head off in disbelief.

No. 32 — This is the main street in Kim Rae-wan’s (Kim Seon-ho) neighbourhood in You Drive Me Crazy! (미치겠다, 너땜에!) (MBC, 2018). Rae-wan walks up this street in episode 1 to visit the sauna, and in episode 3, a tipsy Han Eun-seong (Lee Yoo-young) walks down this street to Rae-wan’s house, singing a French song. It’s also where she loses her shoe. In episode 4, both Rae-wan and Eun-seong have a disagreement on this street, which results in them not talking for a whole year.

No. 33/35 —  Seo Ji-wan (Yoon Seo-a) waits at this street for Yoon Sol (Lee Ho-jung) to arrive home in episode 8 of Nevertheless/I Know But (알고있지만) (JTBC/Netflix, 2021), and where she admits that she remembered everything that took place on the night of the MT.

Web Dramas filmed here
No. 12 — Moon Sun-ah (Jung Yeo-won) and Woo Dae-woo (Kim Jeong-yoon) reconcile outside her house (next to this other house) in final episode 10 of  Wish Woosh/Woong Woong/Oo Oong Oo Oong (우웅우웅) (Why Not/Olleh TV Mobile, 2018).

Other locations located on this street

No. 5: House #5 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil
No. 10: House #10 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil
No. 23: forfork (formerly bplusm)
No. 17-3: Eunhaeng Children’s Park [은행어린이공원]

Same-named parallel street

This section is related to one of the many same-named side streets, both east and west of this main street

No. 30-3 — Kyung Woo-yeon (Shin Ye-eun) and Lee Soo (Ong Seong-wu of Wanna One) walk down this street pass the brunch café Little Forest [리틀포레스트] during their exploration of Yeonnam-dong — the first neighborhood featured in their book Seoul’s Stories — in episode 4 of More Than Friends/Number Of Cases (Kyeongueui Su/경우의 수) (JTBC, 2020).

No. 30-3 — Yoon Na-na (Hani of EXID) and Park Dan-hee (Bae In-hyuk) walk pass the brunch café Little Forest [리틀포레스트] on their way home in episode 3 of XX (블루문/엑스엑스) (MBC, 2020).

Other locations located on this street

No. 29-8: Slippers N Sippers Guesthouse & Pub [슬리퍼앤시퍼 게스트하우스] (formerly TABIYA)
No. 30-3: Ally Cameras [엘리카메라]

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Seongmisan-ro 29-gil [성미산로29길] is a street located in Seoul’s neighborhood Yeonnam [Yeonnam-dong/연남동], in the Mapo District [Mapo-gu/마포구]. The side street that supposedly leads to Rae-wan’s house in You Drive Me Crazy! is also part of 29-gil.

Address of Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter scene 
(outside Nou:new — as of Mar 2020)
3 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil, Yeonnam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성미산로29길 3
(연남동 250-4)
Geolocation: 37.5642345,126.9228546

Address of Wish Woosh/Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life scene
(next to House #10 Seongmisan-ro 29gil)
12 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성미산로29길 12
(연남동 240-50)
Geolocation: 37.564578, 126.922643

Address of More Than Friends/The Third Charm scene 
(outside Banh Mi Phuong — as of Oct 2019)
20 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성미산로29길 20
(연남동 241-30)
Geolocation: 37.5648462,126.9223973

Address of XX/More Than Friends scene
(outside Little Forest [리틀포레스트] — Instagram: @littleforest.iii)
30-3 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성미산로29길 30-3
(연남동 241-45)
Geolocation: 37.565467, 126.922193

Address of You Drive Me Crazy! scene
32 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성미산로29길 32
(연남동 241-47)
Geolocation: 37.5653758,126.9199003

Address of My First First Love scene 
(outside Super Moon)
33 Seongmisan-ro 29-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 성미산로29길 33
(연남동 245-44)
Geolocation: 37.565274, 126.921969

Getting here
Hongik University Station [홍대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2, Exit 3
Gajwa Station [가좌역], Gyeongui Line, Exit 1
(Be prepared to walk!)

— submitted by Mich & Marion KDL; last updated 27/05/2022
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, October 2019

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