YP Books — Jongno Branch [영풍문고 종로본점]

Find Me In Your Memory (2020); Encounter (2018-19); Coffee Prince (2007); Which Star Are You From (2006); My Lovely Sam-Soon (2005)

Lee Jung-hoon (Kim Dong-wook) and Yeo Ha-jin (Moon Ga-young) run into each other by chance at this bookstore in episode 31 (full episode 16) of Find Me in Your Memory (그 남자의 기억법) (MBC, 2020). After an awkward conversation and parting, Ha-jin runs back in here to look for Jung-hoon — unaware that he had left the bookstore to look for her.

Cha Soo-hyun (Song Hye-kyo) and Kim Jin-hyuk (Park Bo-gum) browse through this book stores offer on a date in episode 14 of Encounter/Boyfriend (남자친구) (tvN, 2018-19).

Choi Han-gyul (Gong Yoo) buys books on coffee for Ko Eun-chan (Yoon Eun-hye) at this bookstore in episode 7 of Coffee Prince/The 1st Shop of Coffee Prince (커피프린스 1호점) (MBC, 2007).

Choi Seung-hee’s (Kim Rae-won) best friend Sang-wook holds a book signing event at this book shop in episode 7 of Which Star Are You From/What Star Did You Come From?/Which Planet Are You From? (넌 어느 별에서 왔니) (MBC, 2006) and he comes to support him. When it is over, they exit the store and go for a walk.

Hun Jin-heon (Hyun-Bin) and Yoo Hee-jin (Jung Ryeo-won) come with Hyun Mi-joo (Seo Ji-hee) to this bookstore in My Name is Kim Sam-Soon/My Lovely Sam Soon (내 이름은 김삼순) (MBC, 2005).

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This branch of YP (Youngpoong) Books [영풍문고 종로본점] is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Seorin [Seorin-dong/서린동] — under the administration of Jongno- ga-dong/Jongno 1(il).2(i).3(sam).4(sa) [종로1.2.3.4가동] — in the Jongno District. The book store is sits vis-à-vis Bosingak Pavillon [보신각터] and Jongno Tower.

The entry/exit seen in Coffee Prince and Which Star Are You From is right on the corner of Cheonggyecheon-ro and Ujeongguk-ro. In December 2018, Japanese lifestyle store Muji opened up a branch at this store, which can be seen in Find Me In Your Memory.

41 Cheonggyecheon-ro, Seorin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 청계천로 41
(서린동 33)
Geolocation: 37.569735, 126.982248
Geolocation of entry/exit : 37.569192, 126.982394

Getting here
Jonggak Station [종각역], Seoul Subway Line 1, Exit 5
(Walk straight for a little bit and the entry will be on your right hand side.)

— submitted by Marion KDL
Find Me In Your Memory added by Mich KDL
Encounter added by Thom Musni

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  1. Encounter (남자친구) Episode 14 was filmed here

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