Elevator Huam-dong [후암동엘리베이터]

Hip Hop King (2019)

Song Ha-jin (Lee Na-eun) shows Bang Young-baek (Lee Ho-won / Hoya of INFINITE) how to skate on a longboard on the upper top of this staircase on their afternoon together in Track 2 of Hip Hop King – Nassna Street (힙합왕-나스나길) (SBS, 2019). Later in the episode, he goes down the stairs with best friend Seo Ki-ha (Han Hyun-min) when coming from school.

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This is a combined staircase-elevator that leads up from the street Duteopbawi [Duteopbawi-ro/두텁바위로] to street Sowol [Sowol-ro/소월로] at which Namsan Public Library [남산도서관]. Sometimes also called Sowolgil Observatory [소월길전망대], it was inaugurated in 2014 and sits at the feet of Namsan Mountain [남산] in Seoul’s neighborhood Huam [Huam-dong/후암동] in the Yongsan District [Yongsan-gu/용산구].

30-84 Sowol-ro, Huam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울 용산구 후암동 30-84
(서울 용산구 소월로 109)
Geolocation: 37.551926, 126.981270

Getting here
Hoehyeon Station [회현역], Seoul Subway Line 4, Exit 4
(ca. 17 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL

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