Shop Palpan-gil

Flower of Evil (2020)

This appears as Baek Hee-sung’s (Lee Joon-gi) metal craft workshop “샛별이 머무는 공방”, and where he stays with wife Cha Ji-won (Moon Chae-won) and their daughter Eun-ha (Jung Seo-yeon) in Flower of Evil (악의 꽃) (tvN, 2020) — as seen in episode 1, when Kim Moo-jin (Seo Hyun-woo) goes to visit, after a recommendation from Ji-won.

Variety Show Filmed Here

This appears as the cafe in dating variety show Cafe Amor (선다방) (tvN, 2018 — Season 1 & 2), where singer Lee Juck, actress Yoo In-na and comedian Yang Se-hyung hosted matchmade couples on dates.

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This shop space, located on Palpan-gil [팔판길] in Seoul’s neighborhood Palpan [Palpan-dong/팔판길] —administered by the neighborhood Samcheong [Samcheong-dong/삼청동] — in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구], has taken on various purposes over the last few years. It was previously the clothes store ‘Stay People’ from 2015 till possibly 2017. After Cafe Amor ended its run at the end of 2018, it became performance venue ‘Moment House’ in 2019. It is unknown as to whether it is still under that name since it has been used for filming in Flower of Evil.

It is a short walk to/from Cafe Rosso [로쏘].

13 Palpan-gil, Samcheong-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 팔판길 13
(팔판동 132-1)
Geolocation: 37.582531, 126.980761

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 1
(14 min. walk)

— submitted by Mich KDL; last updated 29/05/2022
— Photos taken by © Thom Musni, August 2020

2 reviews

  1. Nice

    I really like the modern style of the workshop it’s inspired me to create mine in the future, and not forget the amazing efforts by the actors and whole team, looking forward to visit Korea

    Best regards from Bahrain 🇧🇭

    1. hello Ali! thanks for sharing your thoughts about the ‘Flower of Evil’ workshop. hope you’ll have a chance to visit it one day! stay safe in Bahrain!

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