Seorae Seom [서래섬]

Perfume (2019); My Only One (2018-19); Three Colors of Fantasies III (2017); Bride of the Water God 2017 (2017); You're Beautiful (2009)

After finding out that Min Ye-rin (Go Won-hee) has a body metabolism and health that of a woman in her 60s, Seo E-do (Shin Sung-rok) drags her here to exercise in episode 9 (full episode 5) of Perfume/Peopyoom (퍼퓸) (KBS2, 2019), despite her spraining both her wrists. In episode 11, she comes here with Yoon Min-seok (Kim Min-gue) and he tells her of how he used to date Han Ji-na (Cha Ye-ryun).

After being kick-out of her home by her mother (whom she had also just learned is not her biological mother), Kim Do-ran (Kim Yoo-Jin/Uee of former After School) comes to this park in episode 5 of My Only One/My Only Love (하나뿐인 내편) (KBS2, 2018-19). This is also where she receives a phone call from her sister Kim Mi-ran (Na Hye-mi) that her (adoptive) father Kim Dong-cheol (Lee Doo-il) is in hospital after an accident.

Park Se-geon (Ahn Hyo-seop) and Nan-hee (Kim Seul-gi) come here on a last ‘ring date’ in episode 5 of Queen of the Ring (반지의 여왕), the third story of the mini-series/drama trilogy Three Colors of Fantasies (세가지 색 판타지)(MBC/Naver 2017).

Habaek (Nam Joo-hyuk) and Yoon So-Ah (Shin Se-kyung) take a walk here in episode 3 of tvN’s Bride of the Water God 2017/The Bride of Habaek (하백의 신부 2017) (2017). They sit down at the western corner of this island (37.507192, 126.986955) to look at a giant outdoor screen and leave the park via the most Western of its three bridges.

Also seen in You’re Beautiful (미남이시네요) (SBS, 2009).


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

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Seorae Seom (or Seorae Island) [서래섬] is an artificial island on the Han River, situated in Banpo Hangang Park. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Banpo [Banpo-dong/반포동] in the Seocho District [Seocho-gu/서초구]. Cafe Gureum [구름카페] can be seen from here. There is also a Seoul Water Taxi station here, as seen in Twogether.

137-41 Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 서초구 반포동 137-41
Geolocation of Island: 37.507809, 126.989603

Getting here
Gubanpo Station [구반포역], Seoul Subway Line 9, Exit 1 or 2
The island can be to access it via the Sorae Island Underpass [서래섬나들목]
(approx. 18 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL; last updated 12/06/2022
Perfume, Twogether added by Mich KDL

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