Monday, August 29, 2016

2016 July: South Korea: Suncheon Open Film Set

This open film set is located in Jorye-dong, Suncheon. It consists of three villages each representing a different era from the 1950s to the 1970s. It has approximately 200 houses and is the largest film set in Korea. The realistic sets bring about memories of people’s youth, while younger visitors can learn about Korea’s history. [Reference]

Daldongne (residential towns for poor families in uphill areas of Seoul):

Highlight of going uphill is a chapel that is very decent from the inside. 

2010 - KBS Baker King (Joo Won)
2012 - KBS Love Rain (Yoona)
2012 - Movie A Warewolf Boy (Song Jong Ki, market scenes)
2012 - SBS Running Man Episode 116 (Ji Jin-hee, Ji Sung, Song Chang-eui)
2015 - Movie Gangnam Blues (Lee Min Ho, Kim Rae Won, Seolhyun)

Credits to Running Man PD, staff and crew:

Credits to A Warewolf Boy PD, staff and crew (except for top-right): 

Credits to Gangnam Blues PD, staff and crew (left column):

Apart from all the drama related activities, this is also educational place for the kids. Learning Korea's history from 50s, 60s, and 70s.

How to get there?

From Suncheon KTX, take bus #77. [Google Maps]

Here is the boarding area near the roundabout.

After getting off, walk for 300-400 meters more to reach the drama set.

Itinerary Reference
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