Just like how K-dramas takes us places, they also take the actors (and their characters) to places too! Here are some of the locations around the world that K-dramas have been filmed in.

Know somewhere else in the world that we might have missed out? Let us know!

Australia | Canada | China | Cuba | Czech Republic | France | Greece | Japan | Macau | Malaysia | New Caledonia | Phillipines | Poland | Portugal | Singapore | Slovenia | Spain | Switzerland | Taiwan | United States
Overseas Shoots by Year

 

 

Australia

Featured in: I’m Sorry, I Love You (2004)

MELBOURNE
Flinders Street Railway Station

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Austria

[To be added: Cantabile Tomorrow (2014); Spring Waltz (2006)]

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Canada

Featured in: Goblin (2016-17)

QUEBEC
Théâtre Petit Champlain
Parc du Bastion-de-la-Reine
Hotel Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
Fontaine de Tourny
68 Rue Sainte-Ursule

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China

Featured in: Devilish Joy (2018), Full House (2004)
[To be added: Princess Hours/Goong (2006)]

HAINAN
Movie Town Haikou [电影公社海口]
The Westin Blue Bay Resort & Spa [蓝湾绿城威斯汀度假酒店]
SHANGHAI
Oriental Riverside Hotel Shanghai

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Croatia

[To be added: Dear My Friends (2016)]

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Cuba

Featured in: Encounter (2018)

HAVANA
Café del Angel – Jacqueline Fumero Boutique
Casa Lafayette 269
Hotel Nacional de Cuba
Parque Central (Central Park Havana)
Antonio Maceo Park [Parque Antonio Maceo]

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Czech Republic

Featured in: Are You Human? (2018)
[To be added: Lovers in Prague (2005)]

HRENSKO
Stará plynárna, Hřensko
KARLOVY VARY (CARLSBAD)
— Divadelni (Street)
Flower Shop Květiny Skořepová Lenka
Hotel Imperial, Carlsbad
Karlovy Vary Airport (Letiště Karlovy Vary)
The Mill Colonnade [Mlýnská kolonáda]
Zahradní (Street)

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France

Featured in: The Package (2017); Shopping King Louis (2016); Lovers in Paris (2004)

PARIS
Boutique Cartier 13 Paix
Townhouse Marcel Dassault [Hôtel Marcel Dassault]
Place de l’Estrapade
OUTSIDE PARIS
Château de Bourron
RENNES
Apartment Building in Rue Salomon de Brosse

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Greece

Featured in: Descendants From the Sun (2016)

ARACHOVA
Clock Tower of Arachova [Ρολόι Αράχωβας]
ZAKYNTHOS ISLAND
Navagio Beach [Παραλία Ναυαγίου]

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Hong Kong

[To be added: 20th Century Boy and Girl (2017)]

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Hungary

[To be added: Man to Man (2017) – Budapest E1; Doctor Stranger (2014): Budapest; Iris (2009)]

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Indonesia

[To be added: Something Happened in Bali (2004)]

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ITALY

[To be added: Only You (2005)]

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Japan

Featured in: Twelve Nights (2018); Nightlight (2016); It’s Okay It’s Love (2014); Star’s Lover (2009)
[To be added: Love Rain (2012, E5-6) – Hokkaido]

KUWANA
Rokka-en [六華苑; 록카엔]
OKINAWA
Kouri Bridge — Okinawa
TOKYO
Shibuya Crossing [渋谷駅前交差点]

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Jordan

[To be added: Misaeng (2014)]

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Macau

Featured in: Fated to Love You (2014), The Fugitive: Plan B (2010), Boys Over Flowers (2009)
[To be added: Princess Hours (2006, E24)]

Macau Business Tourism Centre
Tea Plus [大聖豬扒包]
The Ruins of St. Paul’s [大三巴牌坊]
The Venetian Macao [澳门威尼斯人]

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Malaysia

Featured in: On The Way To The Airport (2016)
[To be added: Introverted Boss (2017)]

KUALA LUMPUR
Bridge Bar at G Tower
Istana Budaya [Palace of Culture]
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)
Seri Wawasan Bridge

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Morocco

[To be added: Vagabond (2019)]

 

New Caledonia

Featured in: Boys Over Flowers (2009)

Heart of Voh [Coeur de Voh]

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PHILLIPINES

Featured in: The Fugitive Plan B (2010)

Fortune Island Acropolis

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POLAND

Featured in: Terius Behind Me (2018)

WARSAW
Łazienki Park [Łazienki Królewskie]
Krzywe Koło, Warsaw

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Portugal

Featured in: The Third Charm (2018)

BENAGIL (Algarve)
Benagil Cave [Algar de Benagil]
EVORA
Roman Temple of Évora [Templo romano de Évora]
Fonte de Letras Bookshop [Fonte de Letras Livraria]
LISBON (and suburbs)
Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo de Lisboa
Padaria Mosz Lisbon
Ponto Final Restaurant [Restaurante Ponto Final]
Fountain of Green Windows [Chafariz das Janelas Verdes]
Prazeres Cemetery [Cemitério dos Prazeres]
SILVES
Silves Cathedral (Sé Catedral de Silves)

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Singapore

Featured in: Spy Myeong Wol (2011); Que Sera Sera (2007)
[To be added: East of Eden (2008, first episodes); Worlds Within (2008); On Air (2008)]

The Scarlet Singapore
ION Orchard Singapore
Marina Bay Sands Singapore [마리나베이샌즈]

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Slovenia

Featured in: Memories of Alhambra (2018-19); Black Knight (2017-18)
[To be added: Dear My Friends (2017-18)]

LJUBLJANA
Butchers’ Bridge [Mesarski most]
— Hercules Fountain [Herkulov vodnjak]
OTOCEC
Otočec Castle

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Spain

Featured in: Memories of the Alhambra (2018); The K2 (2016), Legend of the Blue Sea (2016)

A CORUNNA
Lighthouse Tower of Hercules
Crosswalk Galerías de La Coruña
Atlántico Bar
BARCELONA
MUHBA Turó de la Rovira
Train Station Magòria-La Campana
Monastery of Santa Maria de Santes Creus
Estacio de França Train Station [Estación de Francia]
BEGUR
Piscina Es Cau de Begur
GIRONA
House in Barri Vell
La Terra
SITGES
Casa de la Vila de Sitges

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Switzerland

Featured in: Smile Again (2006)

ZURICH
Zurich Main Station [Zürich Hauptbahnhof]
Münzplatz Square
LUCERNE (and surroundings)
Meggenhorn Castle [Schloss Meggenhorn]

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Taiwan

[To be added: Father, I’ll Take Care of You (2016-17)]

PINGXI DISTRICT
Shifen [十分]

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Thailand

Featured in: Jealousy Incarnate (2016); City Hunter (2011)

BANGKOK
Suvarnabhumi Airport [ท่าอากาศยานสุวรรณภูมิ]
Phraeng Phuthon Road [ถนนแพร่งภูธร]
Wat Pho [วัดโพธิ์]
RATCHABURI
Damoen Saduak Floating Market [ตลาดน้ำดำเนินสะดวก]

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United States

Featured in: Twelve Nights (2018); Strongest Deliveryman (2017); The Heirs (2013); Fashion King (2012)
[To be added: Love Story in Harvard (2004-05]

NEW YORK
Macelleria (no longer in business)
40th Street–Lowery Street Station, NYC
Tick Tock Diner NY
Flatiron Public Plaza
Brooklyn Bridge [브루클린 교]
Central Park [센트럴 파크]
LOS ANGELES (and GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA)
Huntington Beach Pier
Duke’s Huntington Beach Restaurant
University of Redlands
Kim Tan’s Californian House
SAN DIEGO
Moreton Bay Fig Lawn
Reading Cinemas Gaslamp 15 (no longer in business)
Balboa Park

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Overseas Shoots by Year

Note: This listing is based on the shows mentioned above

City Hunter (2011, episode 1)

2000s
2004 [4x] Australia, China, France, Indonesia
2004-05 [1x] USA
2005 [2x] Czech Republic, Italy
2006 [4x] Austria, China, Macau, Switzerland
2007 [1x] Singapore
2008 [1x] Singapore (3x)
2009 [4x] Hungary, Japan, Macau, New Caledonia
2010 [2x] Macau, Phillipines

2010s
2011 [2x] Singapore; Thailand
2012 [2x] Japan, USA
2013 [1x] USA
2014 [5x] Austria, Hungary, Japan, Jordan, Macau
2016 [6x] Croatia, France, Greece, Japan, Malaysia, Spain (2x)
2016-17 [2x] Canada, Taiwan
2017 [6x] China, France, Hungary, Malaysia, Thailand, USA
2017-18 [1x] Slovenia (2x)
2018 [7x] China, Czech Republic, Japan, Poland, Portugal, USA
2018-19 [2x] Cuba, Slovenia, Spain
2019 [1x] Marocco

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