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Seoul Myeongdong “LOVE” Sculpture

In major cities around the world, you can find sculptures inscribed with “LOVE”. They can be found in major cities like Tokyo, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Philadelphia, New York, and even in Korea.

“You can find the LOVE sculpture in Seoul Myeongdong”

You can also find the LOVE sculpture in the capital of Korea, Seoul. It can be found in front of the “Daeshin Finance Center” building in Myeongdong.

The LOVE sculpture is the work of the representative pop artist in the United States, Robert Indiana. He primarily created geometric works with deep meanings using letters.

The LOVE sculpture, introduced by Indiana in 1966, is a globally recognized work symbolizing love through a combination of letters and images. With its stable composition of squares, slanted typeface, and the image of a heart, “LOVE” represents a clear and concrete meaning of love through the graphic design approach using letters, creating a striking contrast between red and blue.

“If you pass through the space between ‘L’, ‘O’, ‘V’, ‘E’ without touching, love will come true?”

In this sculpture, you can find a space in the middle where a person can enter. At the same time, there is a superstition related to this. It is said that if you pass through the space between the letters “V” and “E” without touching, love will come true.

If you have a special someone you want to be with, you can try passing through this space cautiously.

This is a globally renowned sculpture that you can find in Seoul Myeongdong. Although not many people are aware that it exists in Korea, if you look carefully, you can find special places like this in our country.

“Seoul Myeongdong, Euljiro LOVE Sculpture”

  • Address: 43-4 Jeodong 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Opening Hours: 24 hours