The hit drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” remained on the #1 most buzzworthy drama list for four consecutive weeks. Not only the story and stars, like Park Eun Bin and Kang Tae Oh, are worth watching, the filming locations of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” make us want to wander around South Korea more.
Here Are Some Worth-Visiting “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” Filming Locations
Dangsan Railway Bridge
One of the filming locations of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” that we can see often is the Dangsan Railway Bridge. In the entry section of each episode, we can see Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin) taking the train that crosses this bridge to work.
Dangsan Railway Bridge was completed in November 1983 as the third railway bridge on the Han River. The bridge connects Dangsan-dong in the Yeongdeungpo District and Hapjeong-dong in the Mapo District.
Appears as ‘Centerboild‘ in “Extraordinary Attorney Woo,” it is the workplace of Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin), Hanbada Law Firm.
[SPOILER ALERT!] In episode 9 of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”,” Lee Jun-ho (Kang Tae Oh) confesses his feelings to Woo Young-woo in front of this building, too.
237 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 강남구 테헤란로 231
One of the filming locations of Extraordinary Attorney Woo is the Japanese restaurant, Kajaguruma. It appears as “Woo Young-woo Kimbap,” a restaurant owned and managed by Young-woo’s father, Woo Gwang-hoo (Jeon Bae Soo). Besides, the son and daughter live on the second floor of the restaurant.
Kajaguruma (카자구루마) opened in 2019 as a small Japanese restaurant in Suwon’s neighborhood Haenggung-dong, Paldal-gu
61 Sinpung-ro 23beon-gil, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do,
경기도 수원시 팔달구 신풍로23번길 61
Hapduk High School
In a flashback scene in episode 4 of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” , it’s seen that Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin) and Dong Geu-ra-mi (Joo Hyun Young) attended this high school. Hapduk or also written as Hapdeok High School (합덕고등학교), is located in the village of Soso (Soso-ri), Dangjin’s Hapdeok Township.
1583 Myeoncheon-ro, Hapduk-eup, Dangjin-si,
Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea
충청남도 당진시 시 합덕읍 면천로 1583
(합덕읍 소소리 51-5)
Soso Korean Pub
Kim Min-sik (Im Sung Jae) owns the pub, where Dong Geu-ra-mi (Joo Hyun Young) works in Extraordinary Attorney Woo. Young-woo (Park Eun Bin) also meets her high school best friend, Dong Geu-ra-mi, a lot here.
Soso Korean Pub opened in April 2020 and is located in Goyang’s neighborhood, Daehwa-dong, Ilsanseo-gu.
8-10 Gangseong-ro 232beon-gil, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang-si,
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 고양시 일산서구 강성로232번길 8-10 1층
Fairmont Ambassador Seoul
In episode 2, Lee Jun-ho (Kang Tae Oh) has to investigate the wedding gown case with attorney Choi Su-yeon (Ha Yoon Kyung). However, attorney Choi has a stomachache, and they stop in this building. Later, Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin) brings attorney Choi’s replacement trousers.
Besides Extraordinary Attorney Woo, Parc.1 complex has become one of the common filming locations for Kdramas and movies, such as Dal and Cocky Prince (2021), Penthouse S1 and S2 (2020-2021), Peninsula (2020), South and North (2019).
Hyundai Department Store, Yeouido Branch (The Hyundai Seoul/Hyundai Parkone)
In episode 6, Choi Su-yeon (Ha Yoon Kyung) and Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin) go shopping here. At the same time, Tae Su-mi (Jin Kyung) looks around the shops in this building.
Parc.1 Complex is an extensive shopping, hotel, and office complex with red-hued steel truss inspired by the red pillars used in traditional Korean architecture to symbolize dignity and class.
108 Yeouido-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 영등포구 여의대로 108
Seongdong Detention Center
Choi Su-yeon (Ha Yoon Kyung) and Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin) visit inmate Gye Hyang-sim (Kim Hieora) at Seongdong Detention Center. The two colleagues handle the case where they should defend Hyang-sim for the case of the ‘North Korean Defector’s Assault & Robbery Case.’
Seongdong Detention Center was founded in 1977 and was still in use until 2017.
10 Ogeum-ro 40-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 송파구 오금로40길 10
On The Desk Cafe
Hanbada Law Firm attorneys make the mothers of the children involved in the ‘School Bus Hijacking Case’ meet up with the mother, Director Choi Seong-Suk (Chu Kwi Jung), of the accused, Bang Gu-Ppong’s (Koo Gyo Hwan) in episode 9 at this cafe.
On the Desk Cafe is located in Seongnam’s neighborhood, Seohyeon-dong), Bundang-gu.
3 Seohyeon-ro 237beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si,
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
경기도 성남시 분당구 서현로237번길 3
Woonsan Korean Restaurant – Yeouido Branch
In episode 10, Kwon Min-woo (Joo Jong Hyuk) meets up with sunbae attorney Kim who has studied with Tae Su-mi (Jin Kyung). Min-woo wants to confirm his hunch that Tae Su-mi is related to Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin)
Woonsan is a traditional Korean restaurant located on the basement floor (no.102) of the CCMM Building (Center of Communication & Mass Media)
CCMM Building [CCMM빌딩/국민일보빌딩] — Basement Floor 1, No.
101 Yeouigongwon-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 영등포구 여의공원로 101
Deoksugung Palace Stonewall Walkway
One of the romantic filming locations of “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” is the Deoksugung Palace Stonewall Walkway. Woo Young-woo (Park Eun Bin) and Lee Jun-ho (Kang Tae Oh) walk down this alleyway on an evening date in episode 10.
During the evening walk, Young-woo explains to Jun-ho, “Have you heard of the saying that lovers who walk the Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway together will break up? […] In the past, the Seoul Family Court and the Supreme Court were at the north end of the Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway. This saying originated from having t go down this walkway to get a divorce.”
‘Walls of Deoksugung Palace’ or ‘Deoksugung Stonewall Walkway’ is a 1.1 kilometers long walkway around Deoksugung Palace [덕수궁]. However, the most famous part and primarily seen in Kdramas is the Deoksugung-gil, a street with a very broad sidewalk.
5-10 Jeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
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