The highly awaited drama “Start-Up” started not long ago and many have already been hooked onto it.
Suzy, Nam JooHyuk, Kim SeonHo, and Kang HanNa are the lead actors of this drama. It tells the story of young people who dream of success and who start working in start-ups in the Korean Silicon Valley. It tells their ‘START’ and their growth ‘UP’.
The drama aired only four episodes but the various filming locations caught our attention. Here are 5 filming locations of the drama that appeared in the first episodes.
1- SAND BOX sets – Robot Land, Incheon
Korea’s Silicon Valley in the drama is SAND BOX where start-ups are provided with investment, educational networking, and more. It is a key location. Actually, there is no such place in Korea. The crew is filming the scenes in different places for the outside and inside.
Korean news reported that in the first episode, the scenes were filmed at the Robot Land in the city of Incheon. The theme park is still under construction but the robot experience center is operating.
2- SAND BOX outside – Nodeulseom / Nodeul Island, Seoul
When the characters see SAND BOX from the bus or the car while crossing the bridge, it is Nodeul island where the crew changed the buildings and added the SAND BOX logo on the top.
Here how the island looks like.
3- SAND BOX front – Oil Tank Culture Park, Seoul
For this scene in front of SAND BOX, it was filmed at the Oil Tank Culture Park.
You can read more about the Oil Tank Culture Park in English here.
In the first episodes of the drama, there are a lot of scenes at the corn dog restaurant of the grandmother of Suzy and Kang HanNa acted by Kim HaeSook. The cherry blossoms are beautiful too.
It is a restaurant called Habjeongdon located in Seoul in the Mapo district.
5- Grandma’s corn dog truck (2nd) – Yeouido Hangang Park by the floating stage, Seoul
Now, the grandmother opened a corn dog truck by Hangang River. It is located at Yeouido Hangang Park by the floating stage.