Yes , it is an actual place. Picturesque even.
He would probably laugh at the irony, but this picture made me think of that song ‘Bridge Over troubled Water’. Yeah I KNOW about Simon and Garfunkel. That’s what makes it funny in a sad way. It’s just a sad yet beautiful song. And no, this isn’t about making YJ a ‘folk-hero’ or any other nonsense like that.
A couple different versions of the song-
Johnny Cash and Fiona Apple-