Dramas and the filming locations in Pyeongtaek, South Korea

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Who loves Korean dramas? Here are some fun dramas and the filming locations in Pyeongtaek, South Korea.

Have they filmed any dramas in Pyeongtaek?

Yes, of course! The Korean film industry filmed a number of dramas in different locations in Pyeongtaek in the last few years. Pyeongtaek’s visibility in media continues to grow as Pyeongtaek-si continues to develop. This post includes a list of the filming locations and the titles of the dramas filmed at such locations.

These Korean dramas are all filmed near Camp Humphreys and Osan Air Force Base at locations often visited by Pyeongtaek residents. If you live in Pyeongtaek, you may see places recognize or find a place you want to visit. Either way, it’s fun to see your home in the movies!

Reasons to Go See All the Locations

Watching dramas and visiting the filming locations in Pyeongtaek adds connection and fun to life in Pyeongtaek. You can feel like you are in a Korean drama for a day! You can also see how your lens and the Korean lens on a location may differ due to your different cultural backgrounds.

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Drama English Title: Police University (2021)

Wikipedia Summary: Police University is an ongoing South Korean television series directed by Yoo Kwan-mo and starring Cha Tae-hyun, Jung Jin-young and Krystal Jung.

Drama English Title: Soul Mechanic (2020)

Wikipedia Summary: A team of psychiatrists who believe in healing, and not just treating sick patients. Lee Shi-joon (Shin Ha-kyun) is happy to deal with living in a crazy world by being his eccentric self and leaning on humor to reach out to patients. He ends up assigned a problem patient, Han Woo-joo (Jung So-min), a musical rising star with terrible anger management issues.

Soriter Arts Center Pyeongtaek

Soriter Arts Center Pyeongtaek2.5

031-683-3891

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A large art center on the edge of Pyeongtaek Lake. Drama Filming Location: Doctor Stranger, Soul Mechanic (2020)

Hangul Address

경기 평택시 현덕면 평택호길 147

(Listing information provided by the South of Seoul app)

Drama English Title: Why Secretary Kim (2018)

Wikipedia Summary: Lee Young-joon (Park Seo-joon) is the vice-chairman of a major corporation. His world crumbles when, one day, his highly-capable secretary, Kim Mi-so (Park Min-young), announces that she will resign from her position after working for Lee Young-joon for nine years. Young-joon then decided to do whatever he can after talking to his best friend, who happens to be a Board Director in his company, to make sure Mi-so stays by his side.

Throughout the journey, Lee Young-joon planned plenty of things while Kim Mi-so decides to find the elusive man from a past traumatic experience that she was a part of when she was a young child. Both unknowingly shared the same experience of trauma. Ultimately, Kim Mi-so falls in love with Lee Young-joon as they healed each other of their past traumatic experience.

AK Plaza Pyeongtaek

AK Plaza Pyeongtaek0

1661-1114

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Department store attached to Pyeongtaek Station. Large parking garage convenient to all of downtown Pyeongtaek with fee discounted for purchases.

Hangul Address

경기 평택시 평택로 51

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Drama English Title: Doom At Your Service (2021)

Wikipedia Summary: Tak Dong-kyung (Park Bo-young), an editor for a web novel company, lives a fairly ordinary life until she stumbles into an unexpected fate. All in a single day, she finds out she is dying from glioblastoma and has only three months to live. She also learns that her boyfriend has a pregnant wife. Additionally, she gets scolded by her superior at work and spied on by a pervert. It’s a big bad run of luck.

Drinking her problems away, she happens to see a shooting star from her rooftop apartment and drunkenly wishes for the world to be doomed. Her wish is heard by Myul Mang (Seo In-guk), a messenger between gods and humans. He was born between dark and light: when he breathes, countries disappear; when he walks, the seasons collapse; when he smiles, a life is extinguished. All he has to do is exist for something to fall into ruin. This is not his intention but simply his fate. On his birthday, he gets to choose a human’s wish to fulfill. Sick of his fate, he choses to fulfill Dong-kyung’s wish to end the world.

Dong-kyung ends up signing a hundred-day contract with Myul Mang, risking her everything.

Baedari Public Library

Baedari Public Library4

031-8024-5467

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A large library sitting on the edge of Baedari Park in Sosabeol. The library host an “English Corner”. Drama Filming Location: Doom At Your Service (2021)

Hangul Address

경기 평택시 죽백6로 20

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Drama English Title: The World of the Married (2020)

Wikipedia Summary: Ji Sun-woo (Kim Hee-ae), a revered family medicine doctor and associate director at Family Love Hospital in Gosan, South Korea, is married to an aspiring director Lee Tae-oh (Park Hae-joon), with whom she has a son, Lee Joon-young (Jeon Jin-seo). Sun-woo thinks her family is perfect until she finds out that Tae-oh is having an affair with another woman named Yeo Da-kyung (Han So-hee).

Muddy Murphys

Muddy Murphys5

031-662-2847

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If sitting in a tiny Irish themed bar with your buddies and friendly bartenders is your thing, then get your butt down to the friendly hole in the wall. Locals and visitors alike love it. Drama Filming Location: The World of the Married (2020)

Hangul Address

경기 평택시 쇼핑로 19-5

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Drama English Title: Hello, Me! (2021)

Wikipedia Summary: Hello, Me! tells the story of Bahn Ha-ni who, one day, meets her enthusiastic, passionate and fearless 17-year-old self. With her younger self, she heals her wounds and learns how to love again.

Sopung Park And Camping

Sopung Park And Camping0

031-663-5453

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A stunning park with an attached camping area. There is a wood working shop and small animal exhibit.

Hangul Address

경기도 평택시 고덕면 궁리 494-1

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Drama English Title: Doctor Stranger (2014)

Wikipedia Summary: As a child, Park Hoon (Lee Jong-suk) and his father Park Cheol (Kim Sang-joong) were tricked and sent to North Korea. After being sent to North Korea, Park Hoon and his father were denied access to go back to South Korea. In North Korea, Park Hoon was trained to become a doctor by his father who was already a famous doctor. He became a genius cardiothoracic surgeon after attending medical school in North Korea. There, he fell deeply in love with Song Jae-hee (Jin Se-yeon). After Park Hoon’s father died, he tried to flee to South Korea with Jae-hee, but lost contact with her in the end. Park Hoon was able to flee to South Korea alone.

In South Korea, Park Hoon begins to work as doctor in a top hospital Myungwoo University Hospital. Meanwhile, he found a girl that looks exactly like Jae-hee, Doctor Han Seung-hee, who claims not to know Park Hoon.

Pyeongtaek Lake Recreation Area

Pyeongtaek Lake Recreation Area5

000-000-0000

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This is a wonderful place to spend outside with the family. Plenty of space for kids to run and play. Every year locals go here early in the morning to celebrate the New Year. In summer, you can water ski, rent paddle boats, kite board, take sailing classes, watch drive-in movies, visit the art museum, visit cafes, each sashimi, and more.

Hangul Address

경기 평택시 현덕면 권관리 315-2

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BONUS: Running Man Filming Location in Pyeongtaek

In addition to the above drama and the filming locations in Pyeongtaek, you can also see one of the popular filming locations for a famous Korean variety show. It’s near Osan Air Force Base in Godeok.

Wootdari Culture Village

Wootdari Culture Village3

031-667-0011

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An old school building has been converted into a culture center in a small village. Usually there isn’t much happening here outside of special events. We sometimes walk through and visit it though. The location is often used for filming variety shows such as Running Man.

Hangul Address

경기 평택시 서탄면 용소금각로 438-14

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