Article: Top 10 Historical Sites Featured In Korean Dramas

Korean Dramas are highly known for their aesthetically pleasing sites such as Namsan Tower, Banpo Bridge, and many others. However, there are many expanding architectural monuments featured in many dramas. They are mostly shown in period and historical dramas. The grandeur and marvelous design o of the historical place outshine every other place. It is the background that appeals most of the time and guesses what they aren’t green screens. They are the real places established in South Korea decades ago. Here is the list of the top 10 historical sites that you can visit. Check out the list to see if your favorite drama is on the list or not.

1. Korean Folk Village

Korean Folk Village is famous for showcasing the transparent cultural traditions that prevailed in Joseon Era. It involves different fun activities such as workshops and trying Korean cuisine such as rice cakes. The sites featured in My Love From The Star, Moon Embracing Sun, and Kingdom. Address: 90, Minsokchon-ro, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do.

2. Borinara Hagwon Farm

Borinara Hagwon Farm is famous for its buckwheat flowers and beautiful sunset. The field is decorated with different flowers in different seasons such as sunflowers in summer and buckwheat flowers in autumn. The site is featured in the international Hallyu drama Goblin. It is a famous place where Kim Shin plucked Buckwheat flowers for Eun Tak. Address: 158-6, Hagwonnongjang-gil, Gongeum-myeon, Gochang-gun, Jeollabuk-do.

3. Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul sell

The traditionally aesthetically pleasing historical site Changdeokgung Palace is famous for its beautiful gardens and famous architecture. The tickets to the grand marvel sell out quickly. The drama is rumored to have featured in many scenes of ‘Love In The Moonlight.’ It was one of the highest-rated dramas of 2016. Address: 99, Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

4. Gungnamji Pond

Chunganam Pond is known as the first-ever artificial pond in South Korea. It is known for its scenery and marvelous architecture. The pond has been shown in many episodes of the highest-rated historical drama of 2021, ‘Mr.Queen.’ the pond had played a huge part in the plot development of the drama. Address: 52 Gungnam-ro, Buyeo-eup, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-do.

5. Baekje Cultural

Land Baekje Cultural Land is the largest historical park in South Korea. It was established to commemorate the culture of the Baekje Dynasty. The site is famous for many dramas filming locations. It has many significant historical places. The site has been shown in dramas such as Moon Lovers, and An Empress’s Dignity. Address: 455 Baekjemun-ro, Gyuam-myeon, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea.

6. Byeokchoji Botanical Garden

The Byeokchoji Botanical Garden is famous for its maple trees and aesthetically pleasing gardens. The Botanical Garden took over almost a decade to become a reality. The aesthetic backdrop is a regular location for K-dramas and any k-drama viewer can easily recognize this marvelous place. The site has been featured in Descendants of The Sun, City Hunter, and in many more dramas. Address: 242, Buheung-ro, Gwangtan-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do.

7. Gwanghallu Pavillion

Gwanghallu Pavillion is famous for its love story. It is known as the meeting place for lovers and is one of the most famous folk tales in South Korea. It has been honored as a national treasure and named after the moon. A historical site is a perfect place for lovers to spend some quality time. Address : Yocheon-ro, Geum-dong, Namweon, Yeollabuk-do, South Korea.

8. Namsangol Hanak Village

The village is famous for its residential houses set in the Joseon era. There is the setting of the governmental buildings and offices too. The place is for its tranquility radiating silence and peace. It is the best place to spend some leisure time in silence. Address: 28, Toegye-ro 34-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul.

9. Hyangwonjeong Pavilion

The hyangwonjeong is said to be the leisure and private space for the King. It is occupied by the beautiful ponds and pavilions. The visitors are always outstruck after watching the scenic beauty of the Hyangwonjeong Pavilion. The site has been featured in many dramas. Address: Hyangwonjeong Pavilion, Geongbokgung Palace, 161, Sajik-ro, Sejongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul.

10. Gyeongbokgung Palace

The palace is famous for its scenic beauty and many significant historical buildings. Tourists come to visit the National Palace Museum of Korea and the National Folk Museum of Korea from all over the world. The historical site has been featured in dramas such as Goblin, Legend of the Blue Sea, and When My Love Blooms. Address: 161 Sajik-ro, Jongnu-gu, Seoul, South Korea.