Filming Locations From “Queen Of Tears” That You Can Visit On Your Next Trip To South Korea

K-drama fans, brace yourselves! “Queen of Tears” is here to steal your hearts and leave you reaching for the tissues. This emotionally charged drama delves into a whirlwind of romance, heartache, and fierce ambition. It’s currently streaming on Netflix, with new episodes released every weekend.

Starring Hallyu big names like Kim Soo Hyun and Kim Ji Won, “Queen of Tears” tells the story of an ordinary worker who marries the heiress of a major Korean conglomerate. At first, he marries her out of love, but the challenges of her elite world put a strain on their relationship. That is, until a twist of fate changes everything.

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And don’t be fooled by the rom-com label! This 16-episode drama packs a surprising emotional punch. Expect intense plot twists that might leave you teary-eyed, especially with the superb performances from the lead actors.

Beyond the gripping drama and star-studded cast, “Queen of Tears” offers a visual feast for the eyes! The filming locations took place in both South Korea and Germany.

Sharp-eyed viewers might even recognised a stunning location that is the actual wedding venue of the “Crash Landing on You” couple, which is Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin in the very first episode!

Here we spotlight several filming locations from “Queen of Tears” that you can visit on your next Kdrama-inspired adventure to South Korea!

Filming Locations From “Queen Of Tears” That You Can Visit On Your Next Trip To South Korea

1. The Hyundai Seoul


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This isn’t just any department store – it’s where they filmed those dramatic Queens Department Store scenes. It’s totally on-trend, with a stunning interior that blew up in magazines and basically defines the future of Korean shopping. The main character Hong Hae-in was obsessed with making her store a trillion-won success, and The Hyundai Seoul actually did it in record time!

Situated in Yeouido, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, The Hyundai Seoul is just a 5-minute walk from Yeouido Station (Exit 3 and Exit 4) on Subway Line 5 and 9.

More information on getting there, click here.

2. Asan Dunpo Sinwang Farm (Featuring Pear Blossom Field)


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Episode 1 packs a lot of dreamy scenes and one of them is set in a Pear Blossom Field, Asan, South Chungcheong Province. This happens when the female heiress Hong Hae-in dramatically flies off in a helicopter to look for Baek Hyun Woo who is hiding in his hometown upon learning that she is the daughter of a conglomerate family. The moment they reunite amidst a field of delicate pear blossoms in Asan, South Chungcheong Province, is pure cinematic magic.

This location is revealed to be Asan Dunpo Sinwang Farm Paddy Fields in Asan, South Chungcheong Province.

3. Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Aston House

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Episode 1 of ‘Queen of Tears’ opens with an elegant wedding scene between Baek Hyun-woo and Hong Hae-in which took place at the Aston House, part of the iconic Sheraton Grand Walkerhill Hotel.

This place is a popular wedding venue among famous celebrities and dignitaries. Most notably, the co-stars of Crash Landing On You held their wedding there.

Located in the Grand Walkerhill Seoul complex, Aston House is named after the famous royal mansion—built in the 17th century during the reign of Charles I—in Birmingham, England. Designed in luxurious Jacobean style, it offers a finely crafted style united with elements of Korean interior design.

It is a private banquet hall, wedding hall, and event hall decorated with a private outdoor garden on the hillside of the Sheraton Grand Walkerhill Hotel with a panoramic view of the city across the Hangang River.

Address: 177, Walkerhill-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea

4. Korean Stone Art Museum

The Korean Stone Art Museum served as the residence of the powerful Queens Group conglomerate. It’s also where the characters Baek Hyun Woo and Hong Hae-in lived. The lush forest surrounding the site also effectively portrays the private and luxurious lifestyle of conglomerate families.

The museum is located in Seongbuk-dong, Seoul, a beautiful and historic neighbourhood nestled against the Bugaksan Mountain.

Address: 66 Daeseong-ro 13-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul

5. THE FORUM by Jaime Hayon — The Hyundai Daegu


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In Episode 3, ​Hong Hae-in attends a party by brand ‘Hercyna’ and Baek HyunWoo shows up as her companion. This is also the episode where viewers will meet the antagonist Yoon EunSeong, who is looking for opportunity to get closer to Hae-in. The location where this scene was shot is at The Forum by Jaime Hayon at The Hyundai Daegu Department Store.

The Hyundai Daegu ‘THE FORUM’ was created by artist & designer, Jaime Hayon. It is a culture, public space and cafe occupying the entire ninth floor. It sets itself apart from traditional department stores by dedicating an entire floor to cultural and artistic experiences, showcasing Hyundai’s innovative approach in the retail industry.


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Situated in Jung-gu, Daegu, The Hyundai Daegu is easily accessible from Banwoldang Station (Exit 18) on Subway Line 1 and 2.

More information on getting there, click here.

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6.Sammy Sosa Batting Cage Center

This is the location where Baek Hyun Woo vent his stress and frustration. It’s an unmanned baseball batting cage, where the player simply needs to insert 1000 won into the machine and the games begin.

Address: Hyehwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea

7. Geonji Village

Seen in the latest episode 12, where Baek Hyun Woo takes Hong Hae-in on a drive to his hometown and to watch a sunset. No spoiler here.

This picturesque spot in Geonji Village surrounded by inland mountains and rivers is gaining popularity with photography groups and those chasing the ultimate sunset photo.

Address: 824-1 Jodong-ri, Dongnyang-myeon, Chungju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do

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