Legend of the Blue Sea Shooting Locations

1. Namsan Tower

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This is where they are supposed to meet but Sim Cheong didn’t make it because she had a car accident.

2. Heojoonjae house (exterior)

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It’s 8 mins walk from Myeongdong Station. It’s very near the cable car of Namsan tower. Before climbing the stairs towards the building with cable cars, you’ll see a street on the right side. The stairs going down to his house can be seen there.


Address: 29, Sogong-ro 4-gil

3. Artmonstay Guesthouse

On this rooftop, Sim Cheong and Joon Jae had a BBQ. It’s the place where Joon Jae gave her a handphone.

Address: 42 Toegye-ro 20na-gil, Jung-gu 04630 Seoul

Guesthouse Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Artmonstay/

4. Daemyung Vivaldi Park (Ski Resort)


Joon Jae brought Sim Cheong here to experience snow.

Address: 262, Hanchigol-gil, Seo-myeon, Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do 강원도 홍천군 서면 한치골길 262 (서면)

5. National Palace Museum of Korea

This is where Heo Joon Jae saw an old portrait that looks like him.

Address: 12, Hyoja-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 종로구 효자로 12

Directions: Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 5. 5 min-walk. Or Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 1. 10min-walk.

6. Riverside Spa Land (Jjimjilbang)


This is where they spent the night together. I love how Joon Jae protected the mermaid from getting into the water.

Address: 45, Guuigangbyeon-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 광진구 구의강변로 45 (구의동)

Directions: Get off at Gangbyeong Station. Walk towards the Jjimjilbang.

7. Shinsegae Department Store (Myeongdong)

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This is where the Sim Cheong is enjoying the lights when Joon Jae got arrested and dropped the cute octopus stuffed toy.

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Address: 63, Sogong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 서울특별시 중구 소공로 63

Directions: Take the subway line4 and get off at Hoehyeon Station Exit 7

20 Replies to “Legend of the Blue Sea Shooting Locations”

  1. Hi Karla,

    Amazing KDrama goals! We are planning to stay in Artmonstay Myeongdong. The accomodation have a lot of good reviews when it comes to proximity in Myeongdong Shopping District. However, it also consistent on the guesthouse’s location to be very steep. Please help us assess if we can uphill walk is manageable.

    Thanks much!


    1. Yes, it is steep but I can say it’s manageable if you’re not wearing heels. ^^

      1. Thanks again, Karla. One last 😊 So it might difficult to walk to and fro on the area?

  2. *if the uphill walk is manageable 🙂

  3. Are those the same directions to get from N Seoul Tower to the house? Thank you po, I’ll be going to Seoul in July 🙂

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    1. The production team then flew to Palau to film underwater scenes. 🙂

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  7. Daemyung Vivaldi Park (Ski Resort) is it winter there all year round?

    1. Winter is December to February 😊

  8. Karla you have no idea how helpful your blog is to us! Pupunta kami sa Seoul soon and my hubby and I are big kdrama fans. Salamat sa detailed posts mo about sa filming locations and how to get there. 🙂

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  13. You have a great take on travelling and writing about it. Your pictures exude happiness and it’s always a pleasure to read your posts 🙂

  14. Hi miss Karla just want to ask do you have any idea how much is the tour for daemyung Vivaldi ski? Where we can get a tour package? Thanks

  15. OMGGG you are so lucky! <3

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