Top 5 Universities In Korea Used As Filming Locations For Popular K-dramas

Introducing the universities in Korea that were used as filming locations for your favourite K-dramas!

Trang Pham
2 years ago

University campus filming location for Reply 1994

Universities in Korea are very popular for their beautiful campuses, which are often used as filming locations for many Korean movies and dramas.

Let's explore the top five universities that were used as filming locations!

Yonsei University

Yonsei University exterior

Address: 서울특별시 서대문구 신촌동 연세로 50
50 Yonsei-ro, Sinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

Yonsei University filming location

Yonsei University is one of the top three universities in Korea, known nationwide not only for its high academic standards, but also for its beautiful campus that changes color during the four seasons. 

Each season has its own charm that makes it worth a visit.

This school campus was used most recently in the drama True Beauty.

Yonsei University filming location

Yonsei University filming location for reply 1994Source: koreandramaland

In addition, Jung Hae-in and BLACKPINK's Kim Ji-soo's recent K-drama series set to premiere in 2021 called Snowdrop was filmed here.

Other shows include Men Are Men, When My Love Blooms, Extraordinary You, Abyss, Romance Is A Bonus Book, Reply 1992, and Iris.

Ewha Womans University

Ewha Womans University exteriorSource: Maeil Business

Address: 서울 서대문구 이화여대길 52
52 Ewhayeodae-gil, Daehyeon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul

Ewha Womans University, the largest female-only private university in Korea, has beautiful architecture that gorgeously blends in with its modern interior as well.

Ewha Womans University filming locationSource: koreandramaland

The campus resembles a place straight out of a fairy tale in the drama Love Alarm.

Ewha Womans University is also the filming location for Winter Sonata episode 5.

Keimyung University

Keimyung University exteriorSource: Keimyung University

Address: 대구광역시 달서구 신당동 달구벌대로 1095
1095 Dalgubeol-daero, Sindang-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu

Keimyung University located in Daegu is one of the oldest and most beautiful universities in Korea. 

Keimyung University was built in 1899 and has more than 120 years of history.

Keimyung University exterior

Keimyung University filming locationSource: koreandramaland

Keimyung University is the filming location for hundreds of Korean dramas and movies, including Boys Over Flowers, Love Rain, East Of Eden, Bridal Mask, The King 2 Hearts, and The Last Princess.

Konkuk University

Konkuk University exterior

Address: 서울특별시 광진구 자양동 능동로 120
120 Neungdong-ro, Jayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul

Konkuk University is one of Korea's top-quality private schools.

Many famous stars such as BTS Jin, Lee Min-ho, TWICE Nayeon, HyunA, Lee Jong-suk attended here.

Konkuk University exterior filming location

Source: koreandramaland

In addition, this campus that is surrounded by the beautiful scenery of nature was used as a filming location in K-dramas such as Goblin, My ID Is Gangnam Beauty, Meloholic, While You Were Sleeping, Strongest Deliveryman, Chicago Typewriter, and Twenty Again.

Kyung Hee University, Seoul Campus
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Kyung Hee University, Seoul Campus exterior

Address: 서울특별시 동대문구 회기동 경희대로 26
26 Kyungheedae-ro, Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul

Kyung Hee University, founded in 1949, offers one of the best top-quality educations in Korea.

In 1993, Kyung Hee University was awarded the UNESCO Prize for Education Peace for its huge contribution to world education.

The campus that resembles an old castle stands out from afar in the middle of the city.

Kyung Hee University, Seoul Campus filming location for K-drama

Kyung Hee University, Seoul Campus filming locationSource: koreandramaland

Kyung Hee University is the filming location for many famous K-dramas such as Record Of Youth, Men Are Men, Clean With Passion For Now, About Time, and Mrs. Cop 2.

Today we introduced the top five Korean universities that were used as filming locations for some of your favorite K-dramas. 

Which campus is your favorite? Let us know down in the comments below.

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