Filming sites of ‘Descendants of the Sun’ [Part.2]

I’m sure that you definitely watched ‘Descendants of the Sunman’ super hot Korean series in these days. It is almost torture to wait new episode!
Now, it’s time to visit filming site of Descendants of the Sunman and make memories with Song joong ki and Song hye kyo! Let’s check Funko’s advice and make your own itinerary including these sites!

1. Taebaek Hanbo exhausted mine

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Name : Taebaek Hanbo Exhausted Mine(한보탄광)
Address : 140-8, Tong-dong, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do, Korea(강원도 태백시 통동 140-8번지)

This Hanbo Mine is an exhausted coal mine turned into to ‘Descendants of the sun’ filming set.

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Find out where it is ! Look behind Song Joong Ki!

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After filming, this mine removed the filming site. However, Korean tourism organization decides to rebuild this filming site as a theme park for tourists. Please expect how fabulous theme park will welcome you!

2. Samtan Art Mine

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Name : Samtan Art Mine
Address : 1445-44, Hambaeksan-ro, Gohan-eup, Jeongseon-gun, Gangwon-do(강원도 정선군 고한읍 함백산로 1445-44)
Website : http://www.samtanartmine.com/

Office Hour
– Summer : 9:00 ~ 18:00
– Summer Peak season : 9:00 ~ 19:00(July 18th ~ August 23rd)
– Winter : Weekday) 10:00 ~ 17:00 Weekend)9:30 ~ 17:30
※Every Monday is off.

– 832L Restaurant : 10:00 ~ 20:00(After 19:00 or in case of group visiting, you should book in advance.)
– 850L Cafe : 9:00 ~ 20:00
– Art shop and Art experience : 9:00 ~ 18:00

Admission Fee : ₩13,000(For all age but free entrance fee for child under 5 years)

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Do you remember the episode about earthquake? This site was background of that episodes!

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Samtan Art Mine has diverse facilities such as art gallery, art experience center, restaurant, cave gallery and accommodation for tourist and artist. This art center supports local artists and makes exhibition for them. Let’s see the main building of Samtan Art Mine Center.

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This art center is awarded the winner of public art Korea. It proves this art center is successful public art project that exhausted mine is changed to art center.

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These spaces were office and accommodation of miner but local artists actively make these energetic sites with art.

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Samtan Art Mine has appeared on not only ‘Descendants of the Sun’ but various tv show and movie such as Running man, Movie ‘The Spy’ and a photo shoot of brand ‘BOY LONDON’.

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Samtan Art Mine also has super nice restaurant space. This restaurant is located at an altitude of 832 meters. Miners made and fixed machines in this building but now artist changes this building to vintage restaurant. Please kindly note that you should book in advance if you will use this restaurant after 18:00.

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3. Camp Greaves DMZ Experience Center

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Name : Camp Greaves DMZ Experience Center
Website : http://www.dmzcamp131.or.kr/
Address : 137, Jeok Sib Ja ro, Gun Nae Myeon, Paju, Gyeonggido, Korea(파주시 군내면 적십자로 137)

Camp Greaves DMZ Experience Center was acommodation of US Army. After Korean war, this facility is changed to ecological park and experience center of military service.

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Camp Greaves DMZ Experience Center is now used as youth hostel for business trip or school field trip. That’s why this site appeared on ‘Descendants of the Sun’ as an accommodation of soldiers. You can become a soldier and take time travel in this camp!

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This camp prepares diverse experiences and educational programs to help you remind the meaning of peace. In this era of serious terrorism, this experience will make you have warm mind to hope global piece and new future.

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4. Dalkom coffee

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Name : dal.komm coffee
Address : 1st floor, 160, Central-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea(인천광역시 연수구 센트럴로 160)

.Do you remember the cafe where Moyeon breaks their relationship? This cafe is located in Incheon Songdo central park.

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If you visit the cafe, you will easily find out the seat where they sat. The poster and many signals are waiting for the fans of ‘Descendants of the sun’.

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5. Greece zakynthos

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Name : Zakynthos Island, Greece
Greek island in the Ionian Sea and a well-known summer resort. The background of imaginary nation ‘Urk’ was Zakynthos Island. Because of beautiful beach and ethnic atmosphere, many tourists are making a plan to visit this island!

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If you still don’t know where to go

You can take a trip to these places with Funko!

One day Descendants of the Sun filming location tour funtastic Korea
One day Descendants of the Sun filming location tour funtastic Korea
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dmz jsa tour Funtastickorea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hire a private van/bus and go visit the filming locations!