Date : 14-04-11 10:42
Korean Drama "My Love From The Star" Shooting Location
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Korean Drama "My Love From The Star"
Starting February 2014, Petite France, a French-themed village in
Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, will be open until 9:00 p.m., giving visitors
three more hours to enjoy the village.
Inspired by the book Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince, 1943), Petite
France is the only themed village in Korea that offers a French cultural
experience. The village holds regular events, exhibitions, and
performances such as the Czech puppet show “The Marionette,” the
French puppet show “Guignol,” and a music box playing.
The Korean TV series “My Love from the Star” starring Kim Soo-Hyun
and Jun Ji-Hyun (Gianna Jun) filmed in this very charming French town.
Thanks to the popularity of the show, the village has also been getting
more attention and enjoying a bigger crowd of visitors as a result. To
further accommodate the visitors, the village has decided to stay open
Admission tickets for adults, students and kids are 8,000 won, 6,000
won and 5,000 won respectively. Nearby tourist attractions in Gapyeong
include the The Garden of Morning Calm, Cheongpyeong
Lake and Gapyeong Sledding Hills.
Petite France, 1063, Hoban-ro Cheongpyeong-myeon, Gosung-ri, Gapyeong-gun, Kyunggi-do
09:00~21:00 (Last admission 20:00)
Period for extended hours of operation:
February 14 – End of September (Tentative)
8,000 won for adults / 6,000 won for students (middle to high school) / 5,000 won for kids (36 months to elementary school)
1330 Korea Travel Hotline:
+82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* Courtesy of Petite France
So, how to get to this lovely island from Busan?
1) Take a bus from Busan West Bus Terminal to Gohyeon (it will takes
about 1 hour 20 minutes of bus ride and the ticket price is 7200 won)
2) At Gohyeon Bus Terminal Station, take the bus number 53-1, 55, 54
or 53 to Jangsado Cruise Ship Terminal.
3) At the Jangsado Cruise Ship Terminal, take a ferry to Jangsa Island.
The ticket price for adults would be 15000 won (weekdays) and 16000
won (weekends). It will takes about 20 minutes to reach the island.
4) The entrance fee to Jangsa Island would be 8500 won for adults.
There are discounts apply for children and disabled people too. Hooray!