City Hall Station (Seoul)

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City Hall Station
Cthall01.jpg
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Sicheongnyeok
McCune–Reischauer Sich'ŏngnyŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 1: 44,594[1]
Line 2: 51,185[1]
Line 1
Jonggak Seoul
Station number 132
Address Taepyeongno 1-ga 31,
Jung-gu, Seoul
Coordinates 37°33′53″N 126°58′37″E / 37.56472°N 126.97694°E / 37.56472; 126.97694Coordinates: 37°33′53″N 126°58′37″E / 37.56472°N 126.97694°E / 37.56472; 126.97694
Date opened August 15, 1974
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator Seoul Metro
Line 2
Chungjeongno Euljiro 1-ga
Station number 201
Address Seosomun-dong 27,
Jung-gu, Seoul
Date opened May 22, 1984
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 1 / 2
Operator Seoul Metro

City Hall Station is a station on Seoul Subway lines 1 and 2. As its name suggests, Seoul City Hall is located right next to the station. Deoksugung, a historic palace of the Joseon dynasty, is on the other side of the boulevard named Taepyeongno.

Places[edit]

Seoul Museum of Art is also nearby. The museum has hosted many special exhibitions showing works of van Gogh, Monet, René Magritte and so on.[2] There are head offices of 3 daily-newspapers, Chosun Ilbo, Donga Ilbo and Kyunghyang Shinmun, near the city hall. Additionally, Seoul Plaza Hotel is located across city hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ Official homepage of Seoul Museum of ART http://seoulmoa.seoul.go.kr/html/eng/exhibitions/main.jsp

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Soyosan
Line 1
toward Incheon or Sinchang
toward Chungjeongno
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno