Olympic Gymnastics Arena [올림픽체조경기장]

Imitation (2021); Uncontrollably Fond (2016); Reply 1988 (2015-16)

KSPO DOME (Seoul Olympic Park Keispo Dome) [케이스포돔올림픽체조경기장]

The 2017 MML Festival at which SHAX performs — the first time without Eun-jo (Kang Chan-hee of SF9) — in episode 1 of Imitation (Imiteisyeon/이미테이션) (KBS2, 2021) takes place at this venue. This is also where they perform their fare-well show in episode 12.

Shin Joon-Young (Kim Woo-Bin) gives a concert here in episode 5 of Uncontrollably Fond/Lightly, Ardently (함부로 애틋하게) (KBS2, 2016).

Also seen in episode 10 of Reply 1988 (응답하라 1988) (tvN, 2015-16).

Movie filmed here

— Soyo (Chun Jung-myung), Mogi (Kim Kang-woo) and Hanjoo (Jo Yi-jin) go inline skating in front of this arena in The Aggressives (Tae-pung tae-yang/태풍태양) (2005)

Variety Show Filmed Here

Episode 16 of The Return of Superman (슈퍼맨이 돌아왔다)(KBS2, 2013–present), where Epik High’s Tablo and his daughter Haru goes to watch the ‘2014 Big Bang in Seoul’ concert.

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The Olympic Gymnastics Arena [올림픽체조경기장], completed in 1986, is located in Seoul’s Olympic Park [서울올림픽공원], situated in Seoul’s neighborhood Bangi [Bangi-dong/방이동] in the Songpa District [Songpa-gu/송파구].

This building —alongside the Olympic Handball Gymnasium and the Olympic Main Stadium— is one of the 380 traditional and modern-contemporary buildings in Seoul that were selected for the The Seoul Architectural Guide (2013, page 151).

424 Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 송파구 올림픽로 424
(방이동 88-2)
Geolocation: 37.519164, 127.127399

Getting here
Mongchontoseong Station [몽촌토성역], Seoul Subway Line 8, Exit 1

— submitted by Marion KDL
— Photo taken by © Mich KDL, 2016

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