According to his recent Instagram update, the first stop on BTS J-Hope‘s birthday tour is back home!
Specifically, he checked out “K-Pop Star Street” in Chungjang-ro, Gwangju. The sculpture, named “Hope World” after J-Hope’s first mixtape, contains 21,800 messages of support and love for J-Hope from ARMYs all around the world.
When looking closely, you can see the messages of ARMYs engraved on the statue!
Check out the stunning statue in the daylight below!
Next, he checked out some of the murals dedicated to his work, including “Chicken Noodle Soup” and his first mixtape.
Of course, he has to visit his dog Mickey while he’s home!
J-Hope never forgets his roots!