Western Ichon-dong Pedestrian Overpass [서부이촌동보행육교]

Sisyphus: The Myth (2021); Meow, The Secret Boy (2020)

Gang Seo-hae (Park Shin-hye) comes to this overpass and is tearing up when looking at a photo of herself with her dad in episode 14 of Sisyphus: The Myth (시지프스: the myth) (JTBC, 2021).

Hong-jo (Kim Myung-soo) — in his human form — walks across this overpass after leaving Kim Sol-ah’s (Shin Ye-eun) office building in episode 4 (full episode 2) of Meow, The Secret Boy/Welcome (어서와) (KBS2, 2020).

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Western Ichon-dong Pedestrian Overpass [서부이촌동보행육교] is a pedestrian overpass over Gangbyeonbuk-ro located in Seoul’s neighborhood Ichon [Ichon-dong/이촌동] in the Yongsan District [Yongsan-gu/용산구]. In 2017, this then 35-year-old overpass was renovated to improve on its user-friendliness, with its walkway being widened from 2m to 4m, elevators installed and LED lights added for the convenience of those passing through at night. The overpass offers a splendid panoramic view on Yeouido’s landmarks such as Parc.1 [파크원] and 63 Square [63스퀘어].

The overpass sits in walking distance from Seogang Ggobdaegi [서강껍데기] and provides a perfect view of the Han River, Hangang Railway Bridge [한강철교] and 63 Square [63스퀘어].

Address
서울특별시 용산구 이촌동
Geolocation: 37.529731, 126.952695
Please note: In Daum Map, this staircase down/up to this overpass is listed as Hangang Park Wonhyo Bridge North Upper Stairway Entry and Exit ‘한강공원원효대교북단상류계단 진출입로’

Getting here
Yongsan Station [용산역], Seoul Subway Line 1/Gyeongui-Jungang Line, Exit 3
(20 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion & Mich KDL

4 reviews

  1. The Cafe Sonamu is someting located in Samsung Rural Village, Yangji-myeon, Yongin-si, South Korea. But, I dont know what is the exact address.

    1. Hi Karl! Many thanks for this wonderful addition. It’s online now (house numbers included).

  2. I would like to know where the Café Sonamu is and the beautiful house with the cute fence ❤️

    1. Hi Danucy! Me toooo! It’s true, it’s a lovely house and hopefully somebody submits it 🙂

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