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Wando’s Period-Drama Shooting Set

I just realized I haven’t shown you the pictures of the awesome Drama Filming Set here in Wando that we visited with Jangheung team 3 weeks ago, so it’s time to rectify that.

I would love to write a full account of the great time we had with Norma, Chanok and Claire here in Wando, but as always I’m pressed for time since we start class in about an hour, so I will just upload the pictures from the Drama Set since they are too great not to share.

A 20 minute bus trip away from our apartments is a historical village that was built to shoot scenes for historical dramas for Korean television. The most famous drama that was shot there is Emperor of the Sea, and it was almost completely shot on location in Wando. There were a lot of other dramas that had some scenes filmed here at one point or another though, and I’m sure I would’ve been very excited to recognize the locations if I was a fan of historical dramas.

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Unfortunately, I’m not, but the village was still totally amazing.

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Inside, there were lots of props to play with, so we could take some interesting pictures:

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The environment was really good for taking pictures, too.

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[In front of the set, there was a circle with all the Chinese Zodiac signs represented as statues. Unfortunately, my Rabbit had lost his ears, but of course that was easily fixed with Korea’s most used hand gesture~]

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