• Experience Korean Room Culture as Seen in K-Content

        • 10/17/2023

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        • Seoul

        • hallyu

  • Experience Korean Room Culture as Seen in K-Content


    Luxury Su Noraebang Hongdae Branch

    Korea’s entertaining “room” culture has appeared in a wide range of K-content such as movies, dramas, and variety shows, and has piqued the interest of foreigners. We introduce Korea's unique room experiences, such as private saunas, karaoke, escape room cafés, and board game cafés.

    Luxury Su Noraebang Hongdae Branch

    “Hospital Playlist” filming location

    It is a landmark karaoke room in Hongdae. The scene where the five main characters sang passionately in the drama “Hospital Playlist” was filmed in this place. It is also the place where MOMOLAND held the “BBoom BBoom” guerrilla event. The entire two-story building is filled with karaoke rooms, and there are various types of rooms available. It is also interesting that a passersby can see people singing and having fun in the front rooms through their floor-to-ceiling windows.

    • Address: 67, Eoulmadang-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 마포구 어울마당로 67)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-322-3111
    • Operating hours: 24 hours
    • Instagram: @sunoraebang / http://www.instagram.com/sunoraebang

    Red Button Board Game Cafe Hongdae Branch

    A complete collection of popular board games

    It has over 90,000 kinds of board games from all over the world, including the popular board games Jenga and Halli Galli. Game search, game description, and game recommendations are supported with a dedicated app installed in each room, so it’s possible to pick and play games without interacting with staff face-to-face. There are standard sofa seats, cabin rooms, and rooms with the concept of an attic, and you can also order various foods such as tteokbokki and chicken.

    • Address: 19, Hongik-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 마포구 홍익로 19)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-333-3799
    • Operating hours: Sunday-Thursday 13:00–01:00 / Friday-Saturday 13:00-02:00
    • Website: www.redbutton.co.kr

    Real Escape Challenge

    Escape room café that even celebrities visit

    Depending on the theme, you can enjoy a thrill-based game where you have to escape from a room within a time limit. Celebrities such as Lovelyz Mijoo also enjoy visiting. The theme changes periodically and each room is marked in English, and a guide service for foreigners is also provided. It is 100% reservation-based.

    • Address: 21, Wausan-ro 27-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 마포구 와우산로27길 21)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-333-3882
    • Operating hours: 11:00–23:00
    • Website: www.rec-escape.com

    Myun Yeok Gong Bang BLACK

    Private sauna with a clean atmosphere

    It is a private sauna that can be used by at least one person or a small number of acquaintances. This place appeared on the entertainment program “Haebang Town.” It is a sauna where you can get rid of waste, toxins, and even stress. It is equipped with a clean space made of natural materials such as red clay bricks and cypress poles. You can relieve fatigue in a thermal room with stones that emit far-infrared rays and negative ions.

    • Address: 15, Eonju-ro 135-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 강남구 언주로135길 15)
    • Inquiries: +82-507-1310-9608
    • Operating hours: 09:00–22:30
    • Website: www.myunyeokgongbang.co.kr

    Isens League PC Sinnonhyeon Branch

    A PC café where you can enjoy a variety of food

    It is a franchise PC café with branches nationwide. Computer specifications and interior, PC room cleanliness, keyboard and mouse equipment, etc. are thoroughly managed at the brand level. In addition, there are a variety of foods available such as tteokbokki, fried chicken and mayonnaise with rice, kimchi fried rice, and hot dogs.

    • Address: 14, Sapyeong-daero 56-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 서초구 사평대로56길 14)
    • Inquiries: +82-70-4070-8332
    • Operating hours: 24 hours
    • Website: www.isenseleague.modoo.at

    Beoltoon Gangnam Station Branch

    A comic book café that provides perfect relaxation

    It is a comic book café where you enter a honeycomb-shaped room and read comics. Comics are organized by genre, such as comedy, fantasy, mystery, and detective stories, and are available at package price rates. Curtains can be drawn for each room to ensure a private space. In addition to books, you can use Netflix and massage chairs without limit. There are various kinds of food such as drinks, ramyeon, chicken, and cakes, so even if you are there all day, you will not notice the passage of time.

    • Address: 16, Gangnam-daero 98-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 강남구 강남대로98길 16)
    • Inquiries: +82-2-569-4976
    • Operating hours: 10:00–24:00
    • Website: www.beoltoon.co.kr

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