This staircase lies on the way home for roommates Kang Mi-Rae (Lim Soo-Hyang) and Oh Hyun-Jung (Min Do-Hee) as well as neighbors Yeon Woo-Young (Kwak Dong-Yeon) and Do Kyung-Seok (Cha Eun-Woo from Astro) in My ID is Gangnam Beauty / ID: Gangnam Beauty (내 아이디는 강남미인) (JTBC, 2018). We see them here in episodes 8, 9 and 10.
The top of the stairs is, for instance, where Mi-rae and Kyeong-seok were recycling and Mi-rae accidentally slipped when stepping on a can in episode 9. It is also in the middle of this staircase that Kyung-seok asks Mi-rae if she likes him by any chance and she tells him that she only sees him as a good friend in episodes 11-12. Finally, this is where both of them hold hands for the first time in episode 13 after they decided to date.
This Staircase at Samseongyo-ro 18ga-gil [삼선교로18가길] is located in Seoul’s neighborhood of Samseon [Samseon-dong/삼선동] in the Seongbuk District [Seongbuk-gu/성북구].
Note: The small, rectangular white lamps seen lining the sides of the staircase in MIDIGB were added just for the show; they do not actually exist. In real life, the staircase is bathed in warm, yellow lights.
This is a residential area so please keep this in mind when visiting.
Geolocation: 37.587609, 127.013097
Bomun Station [보문역], Seoul Subway Line 6 / Ui LRT, Exit 2
(10 min. walk)
Hansung University Station [한성대입구역], Seoul Subway Line 2, Exit 4
(12 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL,
— Details on episode 9 and the lighting added by Bernadette
— Photos taken by © Iris27, September 2018 and © Bernadette, October 2018