Yulgok-ro 3-gil [율곡로3길]

Oh My Ladylord (2021); A Love So Beautiful (2020-21); True Beauty (2020-21); Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (2020); Private Lives (2020); Do You Like Brahms? (2020); Lonely Enough To Love (2020); Find Me In Your Memory (2020); My Holo Love (2020); Love Alarm (2019); Hotel Del Luna (2019); The Secret Life of My Secretary (2019); Touch Your Heart (2019); Romance is a Bonus Book (2019); Drunk In Good Taste (2018); Where Stars Land (2018); Rich Man (2018); Meloholic (2017); My Golden Life (2017); While You Were Sleeping (2017); Mystery Queen (2017); Goblin (2016-17); Laurel Tree Tailors (2016-17); Another Miss Oh (2016); Queen In-hyun's Man (2012); My Princess (2011); Coffee Prince (2007)

No. 4 — After being fired, Jung Gal-hee (Jin Ki-joo) takes a day off enjoying life and walking through Seoul in episode 4 (full episode 2) of The Secret Life of My Secretary/I Loved You From The Beginning/How to Train My Blind Boss (초면에 사랑합니다) (SBS, 2019). On this trip, she also comes to this street, listens to street musicians and checks out the market stands. (Geolocation approx.: 37.577267, 126.982482)

No. 4 approx. — After the afternoon tea treat at the cafe, Jung Seo-hyun (No-eul — ex-RAINBOW) and Hong Dae-young (Kim Sung-gyu) take a walk along this street in episode 7 (full episode 2) of Drunk In Good Taste/Have A Nice Dessert! (#좋맛탱: 좋은 맛에 취하다) (tvN/Why Not, 2018). It’s here that Dae-young asks Seo-hyun out (“as a man and woman”); in turn, she says she’d think about it. (Geolocation: 37.5770099,126.9825357)

No. 4 — In episode 1 and 2 of Goblin/Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (쓸쓸하고 찬란하神 – 도깨비) (tvN, 2016-17), we see Ji Eun-tak (Kim Go-eun) walk down this street – coming back from school in episode 1 and looking for a ghost in episode 2. This is also when she sees Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) for the first time in episode 1 when both of them pass by each other – what a great meta-reference! In episode 12, this is where Eun-tak eats sweet potatoes with Sunny (Yoo In-na). (Geolocation for all scenes approx.: 37.577219, 126.982480)

No. 49 — Hwang Sun-O (Song Kang) waits at this street in front of Duksung Girl’s Middle School’s gate for Kim Jo-jo (Kim So-hyun) after they have broken up — as seen in a flashback in episode 8 of Love Alarm (좋아하면 울리는) (Netflix, 2019).

No. 49 — This street is supposed to be on Soo-yeon’s (Lee Je-hoon) way back home and in episode 22 of Where Stars Land / Fox Bride Star (여우각시별) (SBS, 2018), Han Yeo-reum (Chae Soo-bin) comes running here to meet Soo-yeon and confess her feelings at the height of Duksung Girls’ Middle School.

No. 49 — Na Yeon-sil (Jo Yoon-hee) from Laurel Tree Tailors (월계수 양복점 신사들) (KBS2, 2016-17) went to Duksung Girls’ Middle School located at this street. She remembers one particular school day in episode 1 during her wedding when she leaves the school grounds and enters this street.

No. 49 approx. — Yoo Sul-ok (Choi Kang-hee) and Ha Wan-seung (Kwon Sang-woo) also take this street at the height of Duksung Girls’ Middle School in episode 14 of Mystery Queen (추리의 여왕) (KBS, 2017).

No. 49 approx. — Park Hae-young (Song Seung-heon) takes Lee-Sul (Kim Tae-Here) for a walk on this street passing Duksung Girls’ Middle School in episode 11 of My Princess (마이 프린세스) (MBC, 2011) and both secretly know that they are on a date.

No. 49 approx. — Ko Eun-chan (Yoon Eun-hye) and Choi Han-gyul (Gong Yoo) run through this street pass the entrance of Duksung Girls’ Middle School when escaping a jealous boyfriend that had just had picked up a fight with Eun-chan in episode 3 of Coffee Prince/The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (커피프린스 1호점) (MBC, 2007).

No. 64 — Goo Chan-sung (Yeo Jin-goo) thinks back to his subway encounter with Jang Man-wol (IU/Lee Ji-eun) as he walks along this street with his pot of evening primrose flowers, in episode 1 of Hotel Del Luna (호텔 델루나) (tvN, 2019). Suddenly, Chan-sung thinks back to his father’s warning about Man-wol and the hotel, and decides to heed his father’s words and run away.

No. 49 + 67 approx. — Right after “teaching” him to drink, Cha Eun-ho (Lee Jong-seok) and Kang Dan-i (Lee Na-young) sit down a moment in front of Duksung Girls’ Middle School’s wall — as seen in a flashback in episode 4 of Romance Is A Bonus Book/Romance is a Supplement/How To Publish Love (로맨스는 별책부록) (tvN, 2019). This is also the moment that Eun-ho fell in love with Dan-i. (Geolocations: Sitting scene — 37.578494, 126.982192, walking scene– 37.578129, 126.982326)

No. 66 + 77 — Yeo Ha-jin (Moon Ga-young) comes here to window shop in episode 31 (full episode 16) of Find Me in Your Memory (그 남자의 기억법) (MBC, 2020), and is stopped by a passing couple asking her if she is Yeo Ha-jin the actress. She tells them that they’re mistaken as many people have said she looks just like her.

No. 72 — Seo Ji-Soo (Seo Eun-Su) chases Sun Woo-Hyuk (Lee Tae-Hwan) here in episode 1 of My Golden Life (황금빛 내 인생) (KBS2, 2017). They pass a couple of times by café 경복궁빵 which is located very close to MADANG Flower Shop.

No. 75 — This is also where Han Ye-Ri (Kyung Soo-Jin) and Yoo Eun-Ho (U-Know Yunho from TVXQ) go on a date in episode 4 of Meloholic/Melo Holic (멜로홀릭) (OCN, 2017). He gets a lot of animals for her from a claw hook machine and she thanks him with a kiss on his cheek which he replies with a more passionate kiss. Geolocation: 37.578916, 126.982149.

No. 79 — Han So-yeon (Ko Sung-hee) walks along this street with AI hologram ‘Holo’ (Yoon Hyun-min) as it snows in episode 5 of My Holo Love/I Holo You (나 홀로 그대) (Netflix, 2020). She talks about how she used to make a snowman with her father, and Holo suggests they make one. She bends down to do so, but Holo ends up making two. He then tells her he wants to try loving her and making her happy. This scene takes place outside noodle shop 마음을담아내면 (마담면). Geolocation: 37.579204, 126.982094

No. 86 — The shop (Monologue) that Kwon Jung-rok (Lee Dong-wook) and Oh Yoon-seo (Yoo In-na) have a conversation outside of in episode 5 of Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity (진심이 닿다) (tvN, 2019) is partly located on this street. Geolocation: 37.579517, 126.982284

This street is briefly seen in a news report about a horse — which belongs to Kim Boong-do (Ji Hyun-woo) — that appeared in Bukchon Hanok Village, in episode 3 of Queen In-Hyun’s Man (인현왕후의 남자) (tvN, 2012).

Around the vicinity of Duksung Girls’ High School [덕성여자고등학교]

Han Bi-soo (Lee Min-ki) walks down this street –computer under his arm– after he has left Oh Joo-in’s (Im Jin-ah/Nana from After School) house in episode 4 of Oh My Ladylord/Oh! Master (오! 주인님) (MBC, 2021) — just before deciding to return.

Still heady from being proposed to, Shin Sol-i (So Ju-yeon) walks with Cha Heon (Kim Yo-han from WEi) along this street in episode 23 of A Love So Beautiful/Beautiful Us (아름다웠던 우리에게) (Netflix/Kakao TV, 2020-21).

Im Ju-kyeong (Moon Ga-young) and her father Im Jae-pil (Park Ho-san) walk along this street after leaving Lee Su-ho’s (Cha Eun-woo of ASTRO) apartment in episode 10 of True Beauty/Yeoshingangrim (여신강림) (tvN, 2020-21). In episode 11, she’s back here with Han Seo-jun (Hwang In-yeop) en route to Prince Comics.

Lee Jung-hwan (Go Kyung-pyo) and Cha Joo-eun (Seohyun from Girls Generation/Seo Ju-hyun) walk down this street past the high school (heading in the direction of Anguk Station), while checking out some night market stalls in episode 2 of Private Lives/Private Life/Sasaenghwal (사생활) (JTBC, 2020)

Sun Woo-joon (Lee Jae-wook) jogs through this street and has a run-in with a scooter delivery for Goo Ra-ra’s (Go Ara) bridal bouquet in episode 1 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020) and the injured delivery person asks Woo-joon to deliver the bouquet in his stead.

When walking along this street together in episode 6 of Do You Like Brahms? (브람스를 좋아하세요) (SBS, 2020), Chae Song-a (Park Eun-bin) lets Park Joon-young (Kim Min-jae/Rapper Real.be) know that she is not content with their so-called friendship.

In a flashback in episode 2 of Rich Man (리치맨) (MBN, Dramax 2018), we see Lee Yoo-chan (Suho of EXO) buying a necklace at a street stand here.

Nam Hong-joo (Bae Suzy) and Jung Jae-chan (Lee Jong-suk) pass by in front of this high school individually in episode 3 of While You Were Sleeping (당신이 잠든 사이에) (SBS, 2017).

This is also the same exact spot where Oh Hae-young (Seo Hyun-jin) runs toward Park Do-kyung’s (Eric Mun of Shinhwa) in episode 4 of Another Miss Oh / Oh Hae-young Again (또 오해영) (tvN, 2016) and he catches her. He does and he holds her very tight and both freeze when realizing what this gesture means.

Movies Filmed Here

Ode to the Goose (거위를 노래하다) (2018)

Other filming locations on this street

No. 1757th Cafe Gallery [57th카페]
No. 49 — Duksung Girls’ Middle School [덕성여자중학교]
No. 64We Are Young Mural
No. 73innisfree — Gongbyeong Gonggan store [이니스프리 공병공간점] (formerly MADANG Flower Shop)

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Yulgok-ro 3-gil [율곡로3길] –also known as Gamgodang-gil [감고당길]– is a major street within Seoul’s neighborhood Anguk [Anguk-dong/안국동], itself part of Samcheong [Samcheong-dong/삼청동], in the Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구], lined with cafes, restaurants and quaint shops. Walking along this street leads into Bukchon-ro 5-gil [북촌로5길], among others, and this street is connected to Yunposun-gil [윤보선길] via the same-named alleyway Yunposun-gil [윤보선길].

Geolocation: 37.578894, 126.982148

Getting here
Anguk Station [안국역], Seoul Subway Line 3, Exit 1

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL
— Photos taken by © Mich KDL, September 2019
Where Stars Land added by Iris27

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