Her Private Life is a South Korean drama starring Kim Jae Wook (Ryan Gold) and Park Min-young (Sung Deok-mi) aired on TVN from April 10 to May 30, 2019, under the direction of director Hong Jong-chan and created by Kim Hye-young. 

This drama is about a curator (Park Min-Young) of Cheum Museum of Art and a secret fan of White Ocean’s Cha Shi-an (One). She manages the site “Shi-An My Life” while Ryan Gold is an artist who had suffered Stendhal syndrome, so he plans to retire but he became the director of Cheum after Sung Deok-mi’s boss was investigated for embezzlement.

When a fan (Cindy) was stalking Cha Shi-an she accidentally took a picture of Sung Deok-mi wearing the jacket she gave to his idol. The rumor broke after she posted it online saying that Cha Shi-an was dating another woman. To kill the rumor Ryan Gold and Sung Deok Mi ecided to have a fake relationship to prove that Cha Shi-an and Sung Deok-mi are not dating. While everything was not going into their proper places, one’s secret can’t keep anymore. Will Ryan Gold can accept Sung Deok-mi’s secret and vice versa? 

If you haven’t seen this drama, this drama is highly recommended. Some can be related to this drama because not all of us cannot reveal our identity as a fangirl due to some reasons.  Anyway, this article is about the filming locations of the drama where you can able to visit and take photos of you. 

CAFERIA [카페리아]

her private life sung deok mi at cocomoco cafe

This cafe is known as Caferia but in the drama, it appears as Cocomoco. Located in Seogyo-dong at Mapu district in Seoul. For detailed direction on how to get here, read: Caferia in Her Private Life Korean Drama.

woman drinking coffee

14 Donggyo-ro 13-gil, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 마포구 동교로13길 14

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 6, Mangwon Station [망원역], Exit 1

Read this article for more details: Caferia in “Her Private Life” Korean Drama

VITOGA FOTO [비토가사진관]

Vitoga Foto in Bukchon Hanok Village

In episode 2, Deok-mi visited Artist Ahn Myeong-seop telling him that Ryan Gold’s want to talk to him. When Ryan received a letter about the cancellation of Artist Ahn for the exhibit he fired Deok-mi then she went back to Artist Ahn to apologizeVitoga Foto [비토가사진관] is a photo studio that can be found in Bukchon Hanok Village, right next KOKFA (Korea Kite Flyers Association).

8 Changdeokgung 5-gil, Gahoe-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

서울특별시 종로구 창덕궁5길 8 (서울특별시 종로구 원서동 39)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 3, Anguk Station [안국역],  Exit 3.
Walk straight and take the third street on your left, Changdeokgung-gil, and walk about 15 to 20 minutes.


Grand Children's Park Carousel

Because Ryan and Deuk-mi started to be a fake couple, they need to prove that it’s real so they took fake couple photos with the help of Seon-joo at the Children’s Grand Park in episode 4 here at Children’s Grand Park and they rode in this carousel. 

Her Private Life Children's Grand Park

18 Neung-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
서울 광진구 능동 18 (서울 광진구 능동로 216)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 7, Children’s Grand Park [어린이 대공원] MAIN ENTRANCE,  Exit 1


Atelier Vertvert Flower School

In Episode 8, Ryan Gold bought some flowers here at Atelier Vertvert Flower School to confess to Deok Mi.  He chose the flower that expresses his feelings. 

Atelier VertVert [아뜰리에 베르베르], which translates to Atelier GreenGreen from French is a flower shop and a school located at the Discovery Building in Seongbuk-gu a few minutes walk from Hansung University Station

Her Private Life Flower Shop

1F Discovery Building, 9 Seongbuk-ro 9-gil, Seongbuk-dong 1(il)ga, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul

서울특별시 성북구 성북로9길 9 디스커버리빌딩 1층 (서울특별시 성북구 성북동1가 115-27)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 4, Hansung University Station [한성대입구역], Exit 5
(3 mins walk)

Read this article for more details: Atelier Vertvert Flower Shop and School in “Her Private Life”


Dobong Top Judo Her Private Life

Dobong Top Judo is Nam Eun Gi’s judo gym located at Hwaseong Building in Banghak-dong Seoul.

3F Hwaseong Building, 204 Banghak-ro, Banghak-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea서울특별시 도봉구 방학로 204 화성빌딩 3층 (서울특별시 도봉구 방학동 278-5)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 1, Banghak Station [방학역], Exit 1/3


Her Private Life Balbadak Park

In Episode 12, when Eun Gi was struggling with his feelings for Deok-mi he came to this park to meet his mother Nam Se-yun to talk about her feelings for Deok-mi.

girl in park

This park is also part of Banghak-dong in Seoul and the Dobong Top Judo is not far from here. To come here take a subway going to  Changdong Station (Line 1 or 4), exit at gate 2. Take the bus Nowon 14 at Changdong West School and take off at Ssangmun Sungwon Apartment, walk about 1 to 2 minutes.

270-1, Banghak3-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea(33 Sirubong-ro 6-gil, Banghak 3(sam)-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul)

서울 도봉구 시루봉로6길 33 (방학3동 270-1)

How to get here?
Subway Line 1 or 4, Changdong Station, Exit 2
Take the bus Nowon 14 at Changdong West Station going to Ssangmun Sungwon Apartment, walk about 1 to 2 minutes.

NEOCURE [네오큐어]

her private life sung deok mi's house

This was the rooftop apartment (exterior)  of Sung Deok-mi in Her Private life. Neocure [네오큐어] is a private company that specializes in air-purifiers and its office is located on the rooftop of Seonnong Terrace [선농테라스], which houses other business and offices in the neighborhood of Yongdu, Dongdaemun.

He Private Life Sung Deok Mi House Neocure

To get here take a subway going to Jegidong Station [제기동역], Seoul Subway Line 1 and get out at Exit 1 and walk about 7 minutes before arriving at the location.

61 Wangsan-ro 19gil, Yongdu-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 동대문구 왕산로19길 61 (서울특별시 동대문구 용두동 138-43)

How to get here?
Jegidong Station [제기동역], Seoul Subway Line 1, Exit 1
(7 min. walk)

Read this article for more details:
Neocure: Sung Deok Mi’s house in “Her Private Life”

Cafe M [카페엠 or 카페M]

Cafe M Her Private Life

In this cafe, Ryan Gold prepared a birthday gift surprise for Sung Deok-mi in episode 15 where his surprise to her was Cha Shi-an. Cha Shi-an was waiting for her with a birthday cake in the other room while Ryan was with his mother in the other room.

315 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

서울 강남구 영동대로 315 (서울시 강남구 대치동 983-10)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 2, Samseong Station [삼성역], Exit 3
(11 min. walk)


Gyeongseon Jeonjib Her Private Life

This is an inspired traditional drinking house located in the basement of Mirim Building in Nonhyeon of Gangnam-gu. In episode 6, the team of Cheum Museum decided to have a dinner in this restaurant and Sindy suggested to play “truth or consequence” drinking game with makgeolli just to find out more about Deok-mi and Ryan’s relationship.

9-7 Seolleung-ro 129-gil, Nonhyeon 2(i)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울 강남구 선릉로129길 9-7 미림빌딩 지하 1층 (서울특별시 강남구 논현동 242-22 미림빌딩)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 7/Bundang Line, Gangnam Office Station [강남구청역],  Exit 2
(3 mins walk)


Sookseongui Myeongga Her Private Life

In episode 6, they had a company dinner and this was the first restaurant they went. This is a BBQ restaurant located in Nonhyeon in the district of Gangnam. It’s not very far away from the Gyeongseon Jeonjib, which was the drinking place of them after dinner.

3-6 Eonju-ro 136-gil, Nonhyeon 2(i)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 강남구 언주로136길 3-6 (서울특별시 강남구 논현동 106-10)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 7/Bundang Line,  Gangnam Office Station [강남구청역], Exit 3
(9 mins walk)


Cheum Museum of Art in the drama Her Private Life is the SOMA Museum of Art in the district of Songpa-gu.

Her Private Life Cheum Museum of Art SOMA

It’s an art and a cultural center with two exhibition floors which have five exhibition halls. There is also a Video Art Hall, a drawing center and educational studios too.

Her Private Life SOMA Museum of Art

424 Olympic-ro, Oryun-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 송파구 위례성대로 51 (서울특별시 송파구 방이동 88-21)

How to get here?
Seoul Subway Line 9, Hanseong Baekje Station [한성백제역],  Exit 2

(Directly connected to SOMA)
Seoul Subway Line 8, Mongchontoseong Station [몽촌토성역],  Exit 1
(Walk 200 meters to the right inside World Peace Gate)

There’s a lot more so will update again for the additional filming locations. <3

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