1. The Mosun Aerodrome
The Mosun Aerodrome in Jecheon, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea, has become a tourist hotspot thanks to its use in BTS‘s “EPILOGUE: Young Forever” music video.
The defense-owned airport was constructed in 1950 as a training ground for preventing war and establishing a peace regime and is now mostly used as a public park.
2. You Never Walk Alone Bus Stop
ARMYs traveling along Korea’s east coast can now visit BTS‘s iconic bus stop from the You Never Walk Alone album jacket.
The Gangneung City Government has installed a replica of BTS’s bus stop at Jumunjin Beach, complete with the set’s bus stop sign. No buses will actually visit this stop, but it’s a great place for fans to enjoy BTS’s music and take memorable photos.
3. Laundry Pizza
This photoshoot location can be found at 810-13, Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
ARMYs can enjoy a variety of pizzas in the same place BTS took photos for their album Love Yourself: Her.
4. &Gather Cafe
After a long day of touring Seoul, fans can also go for coffee at &Gather, the cafe from episode 45 of Run BTS!.
It is located at 1F 96-3, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul and offers a variety of cafe beverages and desserts.
5. Big Hit Entertainment‘s New Building.
What could be a more iconic hotspot for ARMYs than BTS’s new workplace? BTS moved to their new Gangnam studio space back in 2017.
Although fans can’t pop in to see the famous group, they can take photos outside its front doors.
6. Yoojung Sikdang
This lovely restaurant can be found at 14 Dosan-daero 28-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul. BTS often visited this restaurant when they were rookies, and it was featured on an episode of Rookie King.
After practicing at their dance studio, BTS would pop over to Yoojung Sikdang for a tasty dinner. The restaurant’s specialty is Jeju black pork. Dolsot bibimbap was one of the members’ favourite dishes.
7. The Mins
BTS’s favourite cafe, The Mins, is located in Apgujeong. It is run by 2AM‘s Lee Changmin. Since BTS visited it so often, their pictures and autographs can be seen throughout the cafe. Cherryade and lemonade were some of BTS’s favored drinks here.
8. Hallyu K-Star Road
K-Star Road is also located in Apgujeong. BTS has been known to stop here and do some shopping when they’re in Seoul.
A BTS bear has been erected in the group’s honour and has provided fans with a great photo-taking opportunity. This spot is especially great for multi-fans because it features a line up of different group’s doll statues, called Gangnam Dolls.
9. BT21 Store
A day of BTS shopping would not be complete without a trip to the BT21 flagstore in Itaewon.
Here fans can purchase a variety of cute merch based on BTS’s LINE FRIENDS character series.
10. Giani’s Napoli
The Giani’s Napoli located in Gangnam is known to be one of Jin‘s favourites. It serves traditional Italian food and authentic wood-fired pizza.
It can be found at 15 Dosan-daero 15-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul.
11. Hamkyeongdo Chapssalsundae
Jin and Jungkook both love Garak-dong’s Hamkyeongdo Chapssalsundae, a restaurant specializing in sundaeguk (Korean blood sausage soup). If you go in for a bite of suyuk (steamed pork), you might just run into these stars! It is located at 32 Songpa-daero 28-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul.
12. Seoul Forest Woodland Playground
Fans looking to recreate Suga’s shot from his Love Yourself: Her poster should head over to this concrete tube in Seoul Forest, a large park in Seongdong-gu.
It may take a while to find, but it would be well-worth the search to sit where Suga once sat!
13. Dongjak Bridge
Dongjakdaegyo is a bridge over the Han River in Seoul, South Korea. It carries road traffic and Seoul Subway Line 4, and Dongjak Station is located at the southern end of this bridge.
This is where V took his photos for his Love Yourself: Her poster. Any fans who visit this bridge on foot must be careful, since it is a high traffic area.
14. Jeju Island
Although there are many reasons why travelers should visit this popular destination, the Love Yourself: Her photoshoot is a good one. Jin took his poster photo at Camelia Hill, on Jeju Island.
Camelia Hill, or Dongbaekdongsan, is located in Jeju’s beautiful Gotjawal forest.
J-Hope‘s poster photo was taken along a pathway in Jeju.
15. SNU (Seoul National University) Abandoned Swimming Pool
This pool is not great for swimming in, but it does make for a great photo opportunity if you’re willing to go out of your way to find it.
After taking a bus to the SNU Genetic Engineering Research Center, take the mountain trail to the left of the building.
After about 5-10 minutes of hiking you will arrive at the set of BTS’s onstage: prologue music video.
16. Dongho Bridge
This bridge is where J-Hope walked alone in BTS’s emotional “I Need You” MV.
Dongho Bridge spans above the Han River in Seoul.