Do you believe that friendship is a strong foundation of a romantic relationship, and that best friends can become lovers, too? If you do, then you should definitely watch the Korean drama “Fight For My Way” starring Park Seo-joon and Kim Ji-won. It tells a story about two long-time best friends with big dreams but are struggling to survive in their respective careers. And along the way, their friendship blossoms into love relationship.
Many of the scenes from Fight For My Way were actually filmed in Busan. But if you want to have a Fight For My Way-themed travel in Seoul, then here is a list of their filming locations in the city that you can easily visit:
Café Dudart (Hongdae Branch)
One filming locatoin of Fight For My Way is the Café Dudart. This was featured in the episodes 3, 8 and 16 of the series. The Superman wall with yellow background is located on the back of this coffee shop branch in Hongdae.
Location: 88 Yeonnam-ro 1-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea (서울특별시 마포구 연남로1길 88)
Fight For My Way has a lot of little cute scenes starring Ko Dong-man (Park Seo-Joon) and Choi Ae-Ra (Kim Ji-Won). In episode 7 to 8, Ae-Ra sits on the bench outside Deurim Tower looking so down. But Dong-man immediately comforted her and told her to cry comfortably. Deurim Tower is located at Digital Media City, Korea’s IT and Media hub. It is a high-tech complex that houses top Korea media entertainment and IT companies. As a matter of fact, major broadcasting companies such as MBC and SBS have offices and studios at DMC. Thus, it is no longer surprising that many Korean shows are filmed there. Read more about it here.
Location: 19 Worldcupbuk-ro 56-gil, Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea (서울 마포구 월드컵북로56길 19)
Another filming location that made an appearance at Fight For My Way is the KBS Building. In the episode 2 of the drama, Dong-man went there to be a substitute for a TV program. The KBS bulding appeared as KBC instead. Moreover, KBS Building also houses the KBS ON Experience Hall where Hallyu fans can a FREE tour at Korea’s exhibition hall that is dedicated to broadcasting. It aims to inform people about the history and evolution of the Korean broadcasting industry. Learn more about KBS ON here.
Location: 13 Yeouigongwon-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea (서울특별시 영등포구 여의공원로 13)
Overpass in Itaewon
If you are a fan of Park Seo-joon, you might be familiar with Itaewon Class, right? But did you know that they also filmed a scene from Fight From For My Way in Itaewon? It’s the overpass in episode 1 of the drama.
Location: 488 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 용산구 이태원동 488)
Shinsegae Department Store
And lastly, you can also easily visit the Shinsegae Department Store where Ae-Ra used to be an employee. This department store is very accessible and is quite convenient to ass in your itinerary in Seoul as it is located in Myeongdong.
Location: 63 Sogong-ro, Myeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea (서울특별시 중구 소공로 63)
If you are looking for simple itineraries and guides to help you plan your Hallyu-themed trip to Korea, you may refer to the sample below:
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