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Gangwondo Korean Drama Filming Locations

Check Out Our Guide Of Popular K-Drama Filming Locations You Need To Visit In Gangwondo!

Soobin Cho
20 days ago

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location

Let's take a look at some famous spots in Gangwondo, Korea where popular Korean dramas were filmed!

If you're in the area, you should definitely stop by since you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and recreate some of your favorite dramas.


Samcheok Sol Beach Resort
쏠비치 삼척 리조트

Address: 강원도 삼척시 수로부인길 453
453 Surobuin-gil, Samcheok-si, Gangwon-do

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, samcheok sol beach resort, while you were sleepingSource: SBS While You Were Sleeping

Samcheok Sol Beach Resort was in the background of a scene of Lee Jong-suk and Suzy on a date in the SBS drama While You Were Sleeping in 2017.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, samcheok sol beach resort

There is a 500m coastal pathway in front of the resort, so you can take a walk while looking at the beach. (The building shown in the picture is building C and D, and the one shown in the drama is the beach by building A and B.)

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, surfkiki beach

The coastal pathway is connected to Surfkiki Beach, where you can enjoy surfing. 

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, surfkiki beach

This huge chair is a famous photo spot on the beach here. Take a fairy tale-like picture here against the backdrop of a beautiful sea view.


Nongoldam-gil
논골담길

Address: 강원도 동해시 논골1길 2
2 Nongol 1-gil, Donghae-si, Gangwon-do

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, nongoldam-gil run on

If you follow Nongol 1-gil of the Mukho Lighthouse Village, you can see some of the spots used as filming locations for the drama Run On. There's lots to see in the alleys of this road. 

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If you go up to the top of Nongol 1-gil, you will see Nongol Cafe, which boasts a beautiful view of the sea.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, nongol cafe run onSource: JTBC Run On

This is the window of the cafe where actors Shin Se-kyung and Sooyoung talk in the JTBC drama Run On, which aired in 2020.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, nongol cafe

When I visited, the window was completely open because the weather was still warm. Because of this, I was able to enjoy a clear view of the landscape.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, run onSource: JTBC Run On

This red windmill appeared in a scene Sooyoung and Kang Tae-oh filmed and is located on the Deungdae Oreum-gil (등대오름길) of Mukho Lighthouse Village.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, run on red windmill

Once you leave the cafe, go straight to the left, and walk downhill to reach the red windmill. If you get confused, ask the cafe owner for directions and he will kindly tell you. Nongoldam-gil has various murals and sculptures everywhere, so it's fun to explore.


Mangsang Beach
망상해변

Address: 강원도 동해시 동해대로 6270-10
6270-10 Donghae-daero, Donghae-si, Gangwon-do

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, mangsang beach hotel del lunaSource: tvN Hotel Del Luna

This is the beach that appeared in the drama Hotel Del Luna that aired on tvN in 2019. The beautiful sunset and exotic vibe received a lot of attention from viewers.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, mangsang beach

Unfortunately, there are no parasols, but if you go around sunset, you can see the dreamy colors and atmosphere that were seen in the drama.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, mangsang beach

Thanks to the beautiful view, it's a good spot to see the sunset and is gaining popularity as a stopping point on drives through the area.


Yongpyong Resort
용평리조트

Address: 강원도 평창군 대관령면 올림픽로 715
715 Olympic-ro, Daegwalnyeong-myeon, Pyeongchang-gun, Gangwon-do

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, yongpyong resort my id is gangnam beautySource: JTBC My ID is Gangnam Beauty

This is Yongpyong Resort, where the university orientation was held in the 2018 JTBC drama My ID is Gangnam Beauty.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, yongpyong resort

If you stand opposite the entrance to the first floor of the Tower Condominium, you can see exactly what's seen in the drama scene.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, balwangsan cable car

At Yongpyong Resort, you can take a cable car to Balwangsan Mountain, where another Korean drama was also filmed.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, goblin balwangsan cable carSource: tvN Goblin

The cable car that appeared in the 2016 tvN drama Goblin is the Balwangsan cable car operated at Yongpyong Resort.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, my id is gangnam beauty balwangsan mountainSource: JTBC My ID is Gangnam Beauty

My ID is Gangnam Beauty also filmed a scene at the top of Balwangsan Mountain. The main character Mi-rae visits to receive the energy of Balwangsan Mountain.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, my id is gangnam beauty balwangsan

Unfortunately, when I visited, there was so much fog and the bench had been moved. If you visit on a clear day, it will feel more similar to the drama scene.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, balwangsan mountain winter sonata

Winter Sonata, which aired on KBS in 2002, was also filmed here. The drama ended a long time ago, but it was so popular that there is a photo zone at the top of Balwangsan Mountain.


Goseokjeong Pavilion
고석정

Address: 강원 철원군 동송읍 태봉로 1825
1825 Taebong-ro, Dongsong-eup, Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do

Admission: Free

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, goseokjeong pavilion

One of the eight scenic spots in the area, Goseokjeong Pavilion is located in the Hantan River valley. Because of its special geographical features, it is valuable for local research.

From this entrance, you'll see the Goseok Rock, which is 15 meters high and is made of ancient bedrock. The granite formed underground millions of years ago and later became exposed due to erosion.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, goseokjeong pavilion

On the side of the trail, you can see signs showing which Korean dramas were filmed here, such as Shark, That Winter, the Wind Blows, Dr. Jin, and Gunman in Joseon.korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, goseokjeong pavilion

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, goseokjeong pavilion, that winter the wind blows

In the first episode of That Winter, the Wind Blows, Jo In-sung appears at Goseokjeong Pavilion on a snowy day where the Hantan River has frozen over. 

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, goseokjeong pavilion

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, goseokjeong pavilion

After walking for about 15 minutes, you can see the Hantan River and Goseok Rock and breathe in the fresh air. I will see Han River and Han River, just past rainy valley, and it will be fresher.

You can also take a boat ride in the river and see some of the interesting rock formations. 

Click here if you want to find out what else you can do in the area.


Sogeumsan Suspension Bridge
소금산출렁다리

Address: 강원 원주시 지정면 소금산길 14
14 Sogeumsan-gil, Jijeong-myeon, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do

Hours: 09:00-17:00

Admission: 3,000 won

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, sogeumsan suspension bridge

The 200 meter long Sogeumsan Suspension Bridge in Wonju is the longest suspension bridge in Korea. Here, visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Seomgang River, Wonju City, and Gyeonggi-do Province.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, sogeumsan suspension bridge

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, sogeumsan suspension bridge, its okay to not be okay

In the 9th episode of the drama It's Okay to Not Be Okay, do you remember Gang-tae wanted to see the suspension bridge? They went on a date there and sat on a bench and took pictures. 


korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, sogeumsan suspension bridge, yoo jaesuk

Also, in an episode of Infinite Challenge, Yoo Jae-suk was sent to this bridge and was so scared, he kept his eyes closed.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, sogeumsan suspension bridge

Located in the Ganhyeon Tourist Area (간현관광지), the Sogeumsan Suspension Bridge is planned to become a large park with cable cars, an observatory, etc. 

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, sogeumsan suspension bridge

There are a lot of visitors even on weekday mornings, meaning it's definitely a spot you need to visit when you are in Wonju.


Museum San
뮤지엄 산

Address: 강원도 원주시 지정면 오크밸리 2길 260
260 Okeubaelli 2-gil, Jijeong-myeon, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do

Hours: 
Main Building 0:00-18:00
James Turrell Hall 10:30-17:30
Meditation Hall 10:25-17:05

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, museum san

Located in Wonju, Museum SAN incorporates nature into its minimalistic concrete architectural style, focusing on the theme of the interaction between art and nature.  

It's divided into different areas, such as an outdoor garden, paper gallery, art gallery, James Turrell exhibit, and meditation hall. 

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, museum san

The water garden is a quiet, peaceful space, and you can see a reflection of the museum's main building, making it look like it's floating on the water. The red gate seems to be welcoming visitors to the water garden.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, museum san

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, museum san, mineSource: tvN Mine

Museum San appears in the K-Drama Mine as the Hyowon Mansion.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, museum san, gong yooSource: Maxim

Museum San has appeared in countless advertisements, Korean dramas, and movies. Even Gong Yoo has filmed a coffee commercial here.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, museum san, bts rmSource: Twitter @BTS_TWT

BTS leader RM, who loves art and art galleries, has also been there, so ARMYs should definitely follow in his footsteps and visit when in Wonju.


Jumunjin Port
주문진항

Address: 강원도 강릉시 주문진읍 해안로 1597
1597 Haean-ro, Jumunjin-eup, Gangneung, Gangwon-do

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, jumunjin port goblin

Jumunjin Port is one of the most well-known filming locations from Goblin. It's where Kim Go-eun received a bouquet from Gong Yoo.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, jumunjin port goblin

There is a woman who rents out bouquets by Jumunjin Port in Gangneung, so you can take the same beautiful photos like the drama characters.


Art Musuem Jajaknamusoup
미술관자작나무숲

Address: 강원 횡성군 우천면 한우로두곡5길 186
186 Hanu-ro dugok 5-gil, Ucheon-myeon, Hoengseong-gun, Gangwon-do

Hours: 10:00-17:00
National Holidays: 13:00-17:00
Wed-Thu: Closed

Admission: 20,000 won

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location,art museum jajaknamusoup, forest

The art gallery consists of 2 exhibition halls, Studio Gallery and a guesthouse, all situated amidst stunning greenery perfect for healing and relaxing.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location,art museum jajaknamusoup, forest

The popular K-drama Forest, starring Park Hae-jin and Cho Bo-ah, was filmed at Studio Gallery.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location,art museum jajaknamusoup, forest

You'll find walls filled with photos of celebrities who have visited to film and shoot photos, including the Forest crew.

Don't forget to get your free drink and snack included in your admission fee at this building!

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location,art museum jajaknamusoup, bts 2021 winter package

Another thing that makes this art gallery popular in Korea is because BTS filmed their Winter Package 2021 here!

If you're ever in the small county of Hoengseong, Gangwon-do, we highly recommend you drop by Art Museum Jajaknamusoup.


Oeongchi Bada Hyangiro Trail
외옹치바다향기로

Address: 강원 속초시 대포동 656-14
656 Daepo-dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do

Hours:
Warm Seasons: 06:00-20:00
Cold Seasons: 07:00-18:00

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, oengchi bada hyangiro trail encounter

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, oengchi bada hyangiro trail encounter

Oeongchi Beach is a small beach just south of Sokcho Beach that boasts a scenic walkway over the sea waters.

Among locals, it's most well known as the filming location of the K-drama Encounter starring Song Hye-kyo and Park Bo-gum.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, oengchi bada hyangiro trail encounter

Start at the south end of Oeongchi Beach where you'll find the entryway to the walkway.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, oengchi bada hyangiro trail encounter

Just a short 7-minute walk, you'll find a small army base. Walk past it and you'll see the famous filming location right away.

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, oengchi bada hyangiro trail encounter

Remember the stairs that lead down towards the beautiful ocean?

korea gangwondo korean drama filming location, oengchi bada hyangiro trail encounter

It's surely stunning and it helps us re-live the scene of the two main characters encountering each other in the drama!


Hope you enjoyed this list of K-drama filming locations in Gangwondo! 

Which of these filming locations will you be adding to your travel itinerary?


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