Yakcheonsa Temple on Simhaksan Mountain [약천사]

Her Private Life (2019); The Last Empress (2018-19); The Beauty Inside (2018); Devilish Joy (2018); Hide and Seek (2018); My ID is Gangnam Beauty (2018); Oh My Geum Bi (2016)

The extended Sung family comes here for Sung Deok-mi’s (Park Min-young) younger brother Sung Deok-soo’s death anniversary in final episode 16 of Her Private Life (그녀의 사생활) (tvN, 2019). While Ryan Gold’s mother and Deok-mi’s mother (Ko Young-sook) have a heart-to-heart talk, Deok-mi’s father (Maeng Sang-hun) explains to her and Ryan why he started Suseok as a hobby, and Nam Eun-ki (Ahn Bo-hyun) suggests for his mother Nam Se-yun (Park Myung-shin) to move back in with him.

Na Wang-Sik (Choi Jin-Hyuk) meets up with Teacher Byun (Kim Myung-Soo) here in episode 17 of The Last Empress/Empress’s Dignity (황후의 품격) (SBS, 2018-19).

Han Se-gye (Seo Hyun-jin) comes here to pray accompanied by her manager Yoo Woo-mi (Moon Ji-in) in episode 9 of The Beauty Inside / Byooti Insaideu (뷰티 인사이드) (JTBC, 2018).

Heartbroken Sung Ki-joon (Hoya of Infinite) hides himself in this temple in episode 8 of Devilish Joy (마성의 기쁨) (MBN/Dramax, 2018).

Na Hae-Geum (Jung Hye-Sun) comes here to pray for the well-being of Ha Yeon-Joo (Uhm Hyun Kyung) in episode 2 of Hide and Seek (숨바꼭질) (MBC, 2018).

Do Kyung-Seok (Cha Eun-Woo of Astro) comes here with his father Do Sang-Won (Park Sung-Geun) and sister Do Kyung-Hee (Kim Ji-Min) before the by-election in episode 4 of My ID is Gangnam Beauty / ID: Gangnam Beauty (내 아이디는 강남미인) (JTBC, 2018).

Go Gang-Hee (Park Jin-Hee) goes here to pray in episode 1 of Oh My Geum-Bi (오 마이 금비) (KBS2, 2016). She sees Yoo Geum-Bi (Heo Jung-Eun) on her way and wants to give her a lift home, but Geum-Bi insists to tag along to the temple.

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Yakcheonsa Temple [약천사] is a buddhist temple located on Simhaksan Mountain in Paju’s neighborhood Dongpae [Dongpae-dong/동패동] that constitutes a part of the larger neighborhood Gyoha [Gyoha-dong/교하동]. You can see North Korea from the top of the mountain.

Address
118 Gyoha-ro 681beon-gil, Gyoha-dong, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do
경기 파주시 교하로681번길 118
(동패동 1070-7)
Geolocation: 37.705514, 126.701263

— submitted by Marion KDL

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