Mokpo Marine Cable Car Yudalsan Platform [목포해상케이블카 유달산승강장]
Sunwoo Joon (Lee Jae-wook) and Cha Eun-seok (Kim Joo-hun) visit this platform at separate times to enjoy the splendid view over Mokpo (appearing as ‘Eunpyo’) in episode 1 of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020) when they first move to this city. In episode 8, Joon takes a cable car ride until this platform together with Goo Ra-ra (Go Ara) and this is also where they share their first kiss.
Yudalsan’s Six Pavilions
The pavilion Daehaglu [유달산 대학루] on this mountain is Sunwoo Joon’s (Lee Jae-wook) secret spot in Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (도도솔솔라라솔) (KBS2, 2020) that he comes to share with Goo Ra-ra (Go Ara). He comes here in episode 5 together with Ra-ra and both cry their heart out and in episode 6 –afraid that his identity will be divulged– he comes here to decide what he will do next. Ra-ra, who was looking for him everywhere, finds him here. Woo-joon and Ra-ra are back here once again in episode 9, after their cable car ride.
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— Feel the Rhythm of KOREA: MOKPO (2020) for ‘Imagine your Korea’ by the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO).
Yudalsan or Yudal Mountain [유달산/儒達山] is a 228m-high mountain located in Mokpo City [목포]. There are several visitor attractions on this mountain, among them are six pavilions (Daehaglu [대학루], Dalseongak [달선각], Yuseongak [유선각], Gwanungak [관운각], Soyojeong [소요정], and Palgakjeong [팔각정], which allow a panoramic view over the city.
Mokpo Marine Cable Car [목포 해상케이블카], inaugurated on September 8 2019, is a cable car that connects the city of Mokpo to the island of Gohado. Located on top of Yudal Mountain, Yudalsan Mountain Platform [목포해상케이블카 유달산승강장] is one of three main platforms of this cable car; the others being Bukhang Platform [목포해상케이블카 북항승강장] and Gohado Island Platform [목포해상케이블카 고하도승강장]. Spanning 3.23 kilometers, it is the longest cable car in South Korea, with 1.2km alone crossing the Ocean. This thus makes it “the longest rope span between two towers in the world for a single-rope device“, as stated by Snow Industries News. It also received Forbes Korea’s ‘2020 Consumer Choice Best Brand Award‘.
The key parts of Yudalsan are located in Mokpo’s neighborhood Mogwon [Mogwon-dong/목원동].
Instagram (cable car): @mmcablecar_
Address of Yudalsan Mountain [유달산]
27-1 Jukgyo-dong, Mokpo-si, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
전남 목포시 죽교동 산 27-1
Geolocation of Daehaglu [유달산 대학루]: 34.789202, 126.378291
전남 목포시 죽교동 산 39-29
Geolocation: 34.787881, 126.374975
— submitted by Marion KDL