K-pop music video locations always help set the mood for the song and provide a visual story setting. Some locations in Korea have become famous due to K-pop music videos being shot there. The filming locations make fans feel like they’re apart of the music video with their favourite idols. Here are 5 music video filming locations you can visit while in Korea:

1. Iryeong Station – BTS’ “Spring Day” M/V

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Address: 327, Samsang-ri, Jangheung-myeon, Yangju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Iryeong Station is a closed train station in the Gyeonggido province that opened in 1961 and has become a popular place for young people due to BTS’ music video. V’s scene in the beginning of the “Spring Day” music video was shot in this station. Many Armys go here to recreate scenes and take pictures to post on social media.

2. Yongma Land – TWICE’s “Like OOH-AHH” M/V

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Address: 118 Mangu-ro 70-gil, Mangubon-dong, Jungnang-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Yongma Land is an abandoned amusement park in Seoul that opened in 1983. Yongma Land used to be a popular family-friendly amusement park, but when Lotte World opened in 1989, people began to lose interest in Yongma Land, leading to its close in 2011. It is now a popular tourist attraction and the admission cost is 10,000 KRW per person. You can see Yongma Land in TWICE’s music video during the start of the second chorus when the merry-go-round lights up (3:00). 

3. Gyeonggi English Village – Super Junior’s “Magic” M/V

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Address: 40, Eoreumsil-ro, Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Gyeonggi English Village is a village in Korea that is all English speaking to encourage visitors and students to learn English. It is also used to present awareness about Anglo-American culture and the importance of communication in English. It allows Korean students who can’t afford to travel abroad to experience an all English speaking environment. You can see the village at the beginning of Super Junior’s “Magic” music video.

4. The Seoul Metropolitan Library – PSY’s “Gentleman” M/V

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Address: 110 Sejong-daero, Taepyeongno 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea

The Seoul Metropolitan Library is a library located in Seoul that was first built in 1926 by order of the Governor General of Korea. It is registered as Cultural Heritage No. 52 and was originally the headquarters of the Governor General of Korea. Now it’s a public library where citizens borrow books. You can see the library in PSY’s “Gentleman” music video during the second chorus (2:05). 

5. Lucky Strike Bowling Centre- Seventeen’s “Pretty U” M/V

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Address: 4th floor, Yeonsu-gu, Songdo-dong, Incheon, South Korea

The Lucky Strike Bowling Centre is a bowling alley located in Incheon. The bowling centre shows up in Seventeen’s music video during the first chorus (0:59). Carats can visit this location and have a fun game of bowling!  

These are just some of the K-pop M/V filming locations you can visit while in Korea. By going to these locations, not only can you see the beautiful sights Korea has to offer, but you can also recreate scenes from your favourite music videos! Have you ever visited these sites or plan to go?