The wake of the late Jang Cheol-jung (Sung Ji-ru) takes place at this venue and is where CEO Choi Jang-mul (Ahn Suk-hwan) of Jang-mul Retail pays his respects, in episode 1 of The Uncanny Counter/Amazing Rumor (경이로운 소문) (OCN, 2020-21).
The funeral service for Goo Ra-ra’s (Go Ara) father Goo Man-soo (Eom Hyo-seop) is held at this venue in episode 1 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020).
Myeong Gye-cheol (Woo Hyeon) comes to this venue for Seo Kook-hwan’s (Jung In-gi) funeral service in episode 13 of Good Casting (굿캐스팅) (SBS, 2020) and leaves with malicious thoughts.
The funeral wake of Seo Do-won’s (Yoon Si-yoon) father is held here in episode 9 of Train (트레인) (OCN, 2020).
When Lee Jung-hoon (Kim Dong-wook) drops Yeo Ha-jin (Moon Ga-young) off at ‘Sujeong University Hospital’ in episode 12 (full episode 6) of Find Me in Your Memory (그 남자의 기억법) (MBC, 2020), he happens to see his father coming out of the building. He follows him into the connecting funeral hall, and has a rude shock when he sees his mother’s funeral portrait in one of the rooms.
This funeral home appears as ‘Sowol Funeral Home’ at which Kwon Do-hoon (Kam Woo-sung) attends a funeral in episode 3 of The Wind Blows (바람이 분다) (JTBC, 2019) and Bryan Jung (Kim Sung-cheol) and his assistant Son Ye-rim (Kim Ga-eun) make a last test of Lee Soo-jin’s (Kim Ha-neul) disguise in letting her appear as Do-hoon’s designated driver.
This funeral home appears as the funeral hall of ‘Sangmo Hospital‘ at which the Director Park Gyeong-cheol mother’s funeral takes place in episode 18 (full episode 9) of The Secret Life of My Secretary/I Loved You From The Beginning/How to Train My Blind Boss (초면에 사랑합니다) (SBS, 2019). Again, Do Min-ik (Kim Young-kwang) and Jung Gal-hee (Jin Ki-joo) come closer and his racing heart makes him see faces again. Recognizing his aggressor he runs after him, only to be stopped and saluted by Veronica Park (Kim Jae-kyung) outside this venue.
In episode 8 of the The Fiery Priest/Hot Blooded Priest (열혈사제) (SBS, 2019) the interior of this building appears as the one of the Vatican.
This venue appears as ‘Paradis of Rest Funeral Hall’ at which neighbors Kang Joon-sang (Jung Joon-ho) and Cha Min-hyuk (Kim Byung-chul) meet up at a wake to do politics together with Joon-sang’s boss Choi In-ho (Song Min-hyung) in episode 13 of SKY Castle (SKY 캐슬) (JTBC, 2018-19).
[SPOILER] Go Yeon-woo’s (Park Hyung-sik) grandmother is laid to rest here in final episode 16 of Suits (슈츠) (KBS2, 2018).
Also seen in episode 13 of Good Casting (굿캐스팅) (SBS, 2020); in episode 14 of Graceful Family/Elegant Family (우아한 가) (MBN, 2019); Beautiful World (아름다운 세상/Areumdawoon Sesang) (JTBC, 2019); episode 1 of The Miracle We Met/Miracle That We Met (우리가 만난 기적) (KBS2, 2018); Familiar Wife (아는 와이프) (tvN, 2018); Heart Surgeons / Two Lives One Heart (흉부외과: 심장을 훔친 의사들) (SBS, 2018); Let Me Introduce Her (그녀로 말할 것 같으면) (SBS, 2018).
Movie FIlmed Here
— Sweet and Sour (새콤달콤) (2021)
Shillakwon — Gimpo Branch [쉴낙원 김포장례식장] is a funeral hall located in Gimpo’s neighborhood Pungmu [Pungmu-dong/풍무동]. It is heralded as the ‘first hotel-style funeral culture space’, as its parent company aims to break out of the solemn impression given by typical funeral halls. This Greek-inspired designed building — which spans 7,500㎡– also includes hotel-styled rooms, cafes and outdoor terrace areas.
662-5 Seungga-ro 58beon-gil, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 김포시 승가로58번길 7
Geolocation: 37.607202, 126.715405
Pungmu Station [풍무역], Gimpo Gold Line, Exit 2
(4 min. by taxi; 20 min. by public transport)
— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL
— The Miracle We Met, Suits added by Thom Musni