From “Moon Embracing the Sun” to “Queen Seondeok” , here’s a list of 5 must-watch historical K-dramas that transport viewers to different eras

As we begin on a voyage through time with 5 must-watch historical Korean dramas, we will enter a mesmerizing domain where the past unfolds before our eyes. Historical locations in K-dramas are more than just backdrops; they are portals to a bygone past packed with romance, intrigue, and cultural richness.

These presentations carry viewers through time, immersing them in the beauty and complexities of historical Korea. So, grab your time-traveling ticket and prepare for an exciting journey through the centuries.


1) “Moon Embracing the Sun” (2012)
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This fascinating story of love and fate transports you to the Joseon era. “Moon Embracing the Sun” tells the story of a forbidden love between a king and a shaman against a backdrop of political intrigue and royal secrets. This drama is an outstanding gem because of its gorgeous cinematography and stellar acting.

2) “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” (2016)
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (2016)
Prepare for an emotional rollercoaster as modern-day woman Hae Soo is whisked back to the Goryeo Dynasty. “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” delves into the trials and tribulations of love and power. The stunning clothes and heartbreaking plot twists will keep you fascinated from beginning to end.

3) “Love in the Moonlight” (2016)
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In this wonderful Joseon-era tale, revel in the beautiful romance of a cross-dressing eunuch. “Love in the Moonlight” is a wonderful novel that blends humor, politics, and growing romance into a perfect blend of entertainment set against a rich historical backdrop.

4) “Mr. Sunshine” (2018)
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Immerse yourself in the late 1800s with “Mr. Sunshine,” a riveting story of a Korean-born American soldier returning to his hometown. This epic drama examines the issues of loyalty, identity, and patriotism in the waning years of the Joseon Dynasty.

5) “Queen Seondeok” (2009)
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Explore the interesting history of the Silla Kingdom with “Queen Seondeok.” This historical epic follows Deokman as she rises from the commoner to become Silla’s first female ruler. This drama is a must-see for history buffs because it is full of politics and compelling characters.