Discover the emblematic filming locations of “Lovely Runner” K-Sélection
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Discover the iconic filming locations of “Lovely Runner”

Although the tvN drama Lovely Runner has ended, it continues to excite audiences as fans visit its filming locations to relive its most memorable moments.

In this drama, the "Han River Bridge" where Sun Jae (Byeon Woo Seok) and Sol (Kim Hye Yoon) reunited after 15 years is actually filmed on the Chuncheon Bridge. This is a very significant location for the characters, as it is where Sun Jae meets Sol, traveling in a wheelchair and sheltering him with a green umbrella. This is also where they promised to meet again on January 1, 2023, making it a crucial point in the story.

Discover the emblematic filming locations of “Lovely Runner” K-Sélection

The Chuncheon Bridge connects the Legoland theme park, located on Jungdo Island above Lake Uiamho, to downtown Chuncheon. The bridge is not only iconic for its circular tower and connecting cables, but also for its vibrant night lights and fountain show that depicts various scenes of Chuncheon.

Discover the emblematic filming locations of “Lovely Runner” K-Sélection

The Haenggung-dong district of Suwon, where Sun Jae and Sol spent their childhood, is also increasingly popular. Part of the UNESCO-listed Hwaseong Fortress, this area offers a nostalgic atmosphere due to strict development regulations. Visitors can enjoy the murals and unique cafes and restaurants of Haengnidan-gil.

Fans can explore Sun Jae and Sol's homes, the alleys they walked down, and nearby Hwahongmun Square, where they cheered in the baseball final of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Hwahongmun

Another place not to be missed is Banghwasuryujeong Pavilion, where high school student Sun Jae taught Sol how to ride a bicycle. Located east of the Hwahongmun Gate of Hwaseong Fortress and built in 1794, this pavilion offers breathtaking views and serene surroundings. Known by the official name Dongbukgangnu, it is renowned for its picturesque setting.

In episode 13, the duo had a date at Sapgyoho Amusement Park in Dangjin, Chungnam Province, which is retro in style and features attractions such as a Ferris wheel, a boat viking, a nightclub and a carousel, all with the backdrop of the West Sea and the Seohae Bridge.

Discover the emblematic filming locations of “Lovely Runner” K-Sélection

Finally, the filming of the Yeonseo University campus scenes took place on the Daedeok campus of Chungnam National University. The iconic Baekma (white horse) statue and other scenic spots on campus are where Sol goes back in time to save Sun Jae.

In addition to captivating Lovely Runner viewers, these locations have also become important travel spots for fans who want to experience the magic of the drama in person.

And you ? Do you want to visit these emblematic places?

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