Yongma Land [용마랜드]

Room No. 9 (2018); Angel Eyes (2014)



Eulji Hae-yi (Kim Hee-seon) dreams in episode 1 of Room No. 9/Room 9 (나인룸) (tvN, 2018) that she finds her boyfriend Ki Yoo-jin (Kim Young-Kwang) dead in his car that parks infant of the merry go around in this amusement park on Christmas eve (albeit that she mentions Namsan Tower as the place of their date before).

This abandoned amusement park is seen in the opening credits of Angel Eyes (엔젤아이즈) (SBS,2014), where we see Yoon Soo-wan (Goo Hye-sun) riding the merry go around and Dylan Park/Park Dong-joo (Lee Sang-yoon).

MVs filmed here

– Juniel (주니엘) and CNBLUE’s Lee Jong-hyun (이종현): ‘Love Falls’ [사랑이 내려] (2016)
– Voisper (보이스퍼): ‘In Your Voice’ [그대 목소리로 말해줘] (2016)
– To-day (오늘): ‘Secret’ [비밀이에요] (2016)
– Eric Nam (에릭남) and Red Velvet’s Wendy (웬디): ‘Spring Love’ [봄인가 봐] (2016)
– Beast (비스트): ‘Ribbon’ [리본] (2016)
– N White (앤화이트): ‘Paradise’ [천국] (2015)
– Twice (트와이스): ‘Like Ooh Aah’ [OOH-AHH하게] (2015)
– B.A.P: ‘1004’ (2014)
– EXO’s Xiumin (시우민): ‘A Glass of Soju’ [소주 한 잔] (2014)
– Baek Ji-young (백지영): ‘Hate ‘[싫다] (2013)
– Crayon Pop (크레용팝): ‘Bar Bar Bar’ [빠빠빠] (2013)

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Yongma Land [용마랜드] is an abandoned amusement park that closed doors in 2011 because of low attendance. But it is still open to anyone for 5,000 won per day – this is how the park can be maintained at its status quo. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood of Mangu [Mangu-dong/망우동], in the Jungnang District [Jungnang-gu/중랑구].

Address
118 Mangu-ro 70-gil, Mangu-dong, Jungnang-gu, Seoul
서울 중랑구 망우로70길 118
(망우동 산 69-1)
Geolocation: 37.594468, 127.105556

Getting here
Mangu Station [망우역], Jungang Line/Gyeongchun Line, Exit 1

— submitted by Chelle



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The opening times differ by month: monthly open time. January: 9 am to 6 pm February -- May: 9 am to 7 pm June -- September: 9 am to 8 pm October: 9 am to 7 pm November -- December: 9 am to 6 pm