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Where was Squid Game filmed? 17 Popular Locations

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Where was Squid Game filmed? 17 Popular Locations

Season 1 of Squid Game was filmed in and around Seoul, South Korea, where other Korean shows and movies are also filmed. The South Korean survival drama that has left the world anticipating the next season was created by Hwang Dong-hyuk and stars Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-Joon, and many more. In many of Squid Game’s filming locations, you can visit and take all the Instagram pics or selfies you want. 🙂


1) The Arcade

The Arcade where Gi-hun tries to win a present for his daughter in Episode 1, called the Pokopang arcade, is a location where many shows and movies are filmed. Depending on the requirements of the director the location can be retrofit for any scene. In this case, the scene was for an Arcade.

Map it >> 59 Deongneung-ro 60ga-gil, Chang-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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2) Fish Market

The fish market that was run by Sang-Woo’s mother is a real market located on Samyang-ro street in Seoul, South Korea. These scenes were filmed at the Baegun Market.


Map it >> 36 Samyang-ro 154-gil, Ssangmun-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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3) The Convenience Store (Dosirak)

The convenience store (dosirak) where Gi-hun and The Old Man, #001, share some wine is a real store called theCU Ssangmun uicheon Branch Market, located in Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

Map it >>11 Uicheon-ro 39-gil, Ssangmun-dong, Dobong-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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4) Pick-up Location

The pick-up location where Gi-hun gets picked up for the first time to play Squid Game (Episode 1 – Red Light, Green Light) is located across the street from the IFC mall on Yeoui-dong street, near the Shinhan Bank and a 7-Eleven.

Map it >> 23-11 Yeoui-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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5) Gi-hun’s home

The home where Gi-hun lives is an unknown location. The only hint we can see is a 30-7 as the house number.

Location unknown – Got a Tip?

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6) Marbles Neighborhood Scene

Most of the sets of the colorful staircase and Korean neighborhood in the marbles competition sequence were designed and built on a sound stage located in Seoul


7) Secret Island Location

When player 067 refers to Jeju Island in the series he is referring to the fishing Island Seongapdo Island, Incheon, located in South Korea.

San-gap-to is an island located in Incheon, South Korea and the elevation above sea level is 140 meters


8) Subway Location

Yangjae Citizen’s Forest Station located at:

Yangjae 2(i)-dong, Seoul, South Korea

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9) Sang-Woo meets Ali

The store is located in Seoul, South Korea. Location unknown – Got a Tip?

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10) Police Station

Gi-Hun tries to complain about the Squid Game and gets thrown out of the police station here. The exact address is unknown. Got a Tip?

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11) Sang-woo meets Gi-hun location

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12) Hospital Location

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13) Detective Hwang Jun-ho’s brother‘s House

Building location is unknown – Got a Tip?

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14) School location

In the scene with Kang Sae-byeok and her son.

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15) Moojin Port

In the beginning of episode 3 season 1

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16) Front-man shoots his brother Police detective Hwang Jun-ho?

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17) The ATM Bank location

Where Gi-hun finds out he’s rich.

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‘Squid Game’

Filming Dates: March 2020 – June 2021

When: 9/17/2021, NETFLIX

First Published: Nov 15, 2021, 11:20

Starring:

Park Hae-soo as Cho Sang-woo
Wi Ha-Joon as Hwang Jun-ho
Jung Hoyeon as Kang Sae-byeok
Oh Yeong-su as Oh Il-nam
Heo Sung-tae as Jang Deok-su
Anupam Tripathi as Ali Abdul
Greg Chun as Gi-Hun
Kim Joo-Ryung as Han Mi-nyeo
Stephen Fu as Sang-Woo
Tom Choi as Frontman
Vivian Lu as Sae-Byeok
Rama Vallury as Ali
Paul Nakauchi as Deok-Su
Hideo Kimura as Il-Nam
Donald Chang as Jun-Ho
Stephanie Komure as Mi-Nyeo
Lee Byung-hun as Front man
Halley Kim as Mi-Ok
Gong Yoo as The Salesman
Seong-ju Yoo as Byeong-ki
Kwak Ja-hyoung as No. 2784
Lim Ki-Hong as Jung Min-Tae
Kim Si-Hyun as No. 244
Kim Dong-Won as No. 303
Yoon Young-Kyun as No. 040
Daniel C Kennedy as VIP 2
John D. Michaels as VIP 1
Lee Yoo-mi as Ji-yeong3
Kim Young-ok as Seong Gi-hun’s mother
Hye-jin Park as Cho Sang-woo’s mother
Yuuki Luna as Ji-Yeong
Brian Kim as Byeong-Gi

Behind The Scenes | It Was Filmed Here | Where Was It Filmed?

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