Seoul Metropolitan Library [서울도서관]

Fight For My Way (2017); Lovers in Paris (2004)

The rooftop garden of this library appears as the rooftop of the department store that Choi Ae-ra (Kim Ji-won) works at in Fight For My Way/Third-Rate My Way (쌈 마이웨이) (KBS2, 2017). Choi Ae-aa calls her boyfriend from here in episode 1, and in episode 3, Ko Dong-man (Park Seo-joon) consoles Ae-ra who had just lost her announcer job at the store. “Why are you turning your back to me?” she asks. “This is a fort,” he answers, “My back is ridiculously wide. No one can see you.” And it is then that she allows herself to cry.

Han Gi-ju (Park Shin-yang) asks Gang Tae-young (Kim Jung-eun) to meet in front of this building in episode 3 of Lovers in Paris (파리의 연인) (SBS, 2004); even if she told him that he can wait in vein, she shows up.


— PSY (싸이): ‘Gentleman‘ (2013)

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Seoul Metropolitan Library [서울도서관] is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Myeong [Myeong-dong/명동] in the Jung District [Jung-gu/중구]. SeMA — Seoul Museum of Art [서울시립미술관], Deoksugung Palace Stonewall Walkway [덕수궁 돌담길], Dongwon Freshwater Eel [동원민물장어] and Mugyo-ro [무교로] are all in walking distance to/from here.

110 Sejong-daero, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 중구 세종대로 110
(태평로1가 31)
Geolocation: 37.566291, 126.977931

Getting here
City Hall Station [시청역], Seoul Subway Line 1 and Line 2, Exit 5
Step out of the station and you are right there.

— submitted by Marion KDL

2 reviews

  1. Is it allowed to go to the rooftop?

    1. Hi there, it seems so, yes! And Time Out says so, too 🙂

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