Top 15 Moon Lovers Filming Site For Your Romance Travel in Korea!
In this article we will share to you top 15 moon lovers filming site for your romance travel in Korea. Have you watch the legendary and super popular historical korean drama ‘Moon Lovers-Scarlet Heart Ryeo’?
If you haven’t watch it, then we encourage you to watch it and prepare box of tissue to help you deal with your tears. Alright, let’s dive right to this kdrama filming locations.
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Wolhwawon garden appeared in many scenes in moon lover korean dramas. This garden has been featured in many other korean dramas as well because of it’s historical looks.
Wolhwawon Garden’s history dates back from 2003 when a memorandum of agreement is signed by the provincial governments of Gyeonggi-do in South Korea and Guangdong in China.
Both parties agreed to establish a traditional garden that represents the other within the city as a symbol of friendship. Following the agreement, the construction of Wolhwawon Garden began on 15th June 2005 and is opened to the public on 17th April 2006.
Address: 399 Dongsuwon-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Pocheon Art Valley
This place is used at the very first episode of Moon Lovers where IU drinking soju out of the bottle and having a conversation with an old man. Suddenly there is a child falls into the water and IU just jump in to rescue him before she realize that she was transported back in time of Goryeo Dynasty.
Pocheon Art Valley [포천아트밸리] is an abandoned quarry that was transformed into a park for art and culture in 2009. This place is considered top 100 places to see in South Korea, so you can expect the crowd here.
Address: 234 Art Valley-ro, Sinbuk-myeon, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Last admission: 18:00
Closed: First Mondays
Adults: 5,000 won
Youth: 3,000 won
Children: 1,500 won
Seongyojang House Gangneung
Seongyojang House, is a Korean traditional Hanok house of a noble family. The founder, Lee Naebeon, has inherited this house and has been well preserved through 10 generations for 300 years. The house was designated as Important Folklore Material No. 5 of Korea in 1967. This place is the largest private residence in Korea.
Address: 63 Unjang-gil, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea
Closed: First Mondays
Adults: 5,000 won
Youth: 3,000 won
Children: 2,000 won
Ondal Tourist Attraction in Danyang
Ondal Tourist Park [온달관광지] has been famous for filming many historical korean dramas and films such as Hwarang and The Legend.
This place is located in the village of Ha-ri [하리] in the Yeongchun Township [Yeongchun-myeon/영춘면] of Danyang County [Danyang-gun/단양군], 4 hours from Seoul. This place was originally created based on the story of Ondal, famous Goguryeo general.
Address: 23 Ondal-ro, Yeongchun-myeon, Danyang-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea
Adults: 5,000 won
Youth: 3,500 won
Children: 2,500 won
Baekje Cultural Land
Baekje Cultural Land [백제문화단지], opened in October 2010, is a historical film set built to preserve and showcase the history and culture of the Baekje Kingdom (백제/百濟; 18 BCE – 660 CE).
It is featured in four parts. The main part, ‘Sabiseong’, consists of replicas of buildings considered historically important to the Baekje Kingdom, includes the Buddhist temple Neunggasa (능사), Sabi Fortress or Busosanseong, a village (with a replica of general Gyebaek’s [계백] house) and a Baekje’s first capital, Wiryeseong (위례성).
All buildings in this expansive area have been restored for visitors to enjoy the ancient korea during Baekje Kingdom.
Address: 455 Baekje Mun-ro, Gyuam-myeon, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea
Adults: 6,000 won
Youth: 4,500 won
Children: 3,000 won
Seodongyo Theme Park
Seodongyo Theme Park is an open film set studio in a huge 33,000 square meter plot of land. The theme park offers various sets from Goryeo to Joseon dynasty as well as royal residences of Baekje dynasty, the commoners’ village, the village of the nobles and more. This place is located 30 minutes from Baekje Cultural Land by car.
Address: 616 Chunsin-ro, Chunghwa-myeon, Buyeo-gun, Chungchungnam-do, South Korea
Adults: 2,000 won
Youth: 1,500 won
Children: 1,000 won
Miryang Wiyang Pond
This is Wang So’s secret spot in Moon Lovers. He always comes here to find peace — and especially at a little house on a half-island on this pond. Later this spot became Wang So’s and Hae-soo secret hide out, where they spend time together.
You can find a modern Hanok cafe nearby for you to enjoy this beautiful historical vibes with a cup of coffee or other beverage you like.
Address: 273-36 Wiyang-ro, Bubuk-myeon, Miryang-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, South korea
You can find the scene takes place here in episode 4, where Wang Wook talk with Hae-so on this bridge after rescue her. He shared his feeling towards her.
Gwanghalluwon Garden [광한루원] is an ancient garden complex and museum built in 1419 under King Sejong’s reign. The garden is especially know as the place where the two faithful lovers Yi Mong-ryong and Chunhyang of the South Korean folk tale Chunhyangjeon first met.
Address: 1447 Yocheon-ro, Namwon-si, Jeollabuk-do
Adults: 3,000 won
Youth: 2,000 won
Children: 1,500 won
Naju Image Theme Park
You can see the scene takes place here where Wang So did the rain ritual. This place has been featured in many korean dramas such as goblin and the legend.
Naju Image Theme Park [나주영상테마파크] is a large-scale film set that became famous with Jumong –costing nearly W20 billion to build. It is located in Naju’s village of Singok-ri, around 3 hrs by public transport from Seoul.
Address: 450 Deokeum-ro, Gongsan-myeon, Naju-si, Jeollanam-do
Summer: 9:00 – 18:00
Winter: 9:00 – 17:00
Manyeonsa Temple was built in 1208, the fourth year of King Heejong’s reign during the Goryeo dynasty. It was constructed by Great Monk Manyeon after he dreamt of 16 nahans, Buddha’s disciples, preparing to build a temple to preserve Buddha’s statue.
This locations is seen frequently in Moon Lovers and left exactly as it was during moon lovers filming time which will makes you feel as if you’re inside the drama.
Address: 367 Jingak-ro, Hwasun-eup, Hwasun-gun, Jeollanam-do
The 4th prince Wang So passes by this cliff when he comes back to the palace after one year of absence in episode 12 of Moon Lovers. It is also where the 8th prince Wang Yo is cornered after he is accused of treason and killed by Wang So in a last fight in episode 13.
Buyongdae Cliff stands facing the Nakdong River, east of the city of Andong [안동시]. It overlooks Andong Hahoe Folk Village.
Address: 72 Gwangdeoksolbat-gil, Pungcheon-myeon, Andong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
You can find this temple appears in as the hideout of the group of people who planned to assassinate Crown Prince Wang Mu. Prince Wang So takes revenge on them in episode 3 of Moon Lovers and leaves the temple in fire.
Saseongam Hermitage is located on the cliffs and summit of Mt Osan, foothills of Mt Jirisan. It is known as The Hermitage of the Four Saints, referring to the four head monks who lived and studied here, and practiced asceticism (renunciation of worldly pleasures to achieve a high spiritual state of being).
It was founded during the rule of King Seong of Baekje in 544 CE, who was a great patron of Buddhism in Korea. The main hall houses a rock-carved Buddha, which is said to have been carved by the monk Wonhyo using his fingernails. The views from the Hermitage are said to be spectacular, especially at sunset.
Address: 303 Saseongam-gil, Muncheok-myeon, Gurye-gun, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
You can find the scene takes place here in episode 12 where Wang So and Hae-Soo come here for a date. Bangokji Pond is located in the village of Bangok-ri, around 3hrs south of Seoul and 2 hrs north of Busan by public transportation.
Address: 249-2 Bangok-ri, Namsan-myeon, Gyeongsan, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Hantaek Botanical Garden
You can find this beautiful garden in episode 5 of moon lovers where Hae soo and Wook walk to the lake inside this garden.
Hantaek Botanical Garden [한택식물원], established in 1979 and a non-profit foundation since 2001, is South Korea’s largest botanical garden, with over 9,700 plant species (including 2,400 native plants), and 30 themed gardens across 18 acres of land.
The garden also hosts educational programs and seasonal floral exhibitions. Retail options include a restaurant, café, gift shop (which sell herbal/ natural cosmetics and soaps) and a plant nursery.
Address: 2 Hantaengro, Baegam-myeon, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Ahopsan Forest, Gijang
You can see the scene takes place here when Hae-soo and Prince Wang Jung fight together. Prince Wang Jung was trapped and dragged to this forest before Hae-soo attempts to save Jung alone.
Ahopsan Forest is a privately owned forest, mainly known for its bamboo trees. But it also features forests of cedar and pine trees, for instance, trees that are mostly between 100 and 300 years old.
Address: Busan, Gijang, Cheolma-myeon
Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo Film Site
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