Hôtel des Monnaies/Munthof metro station

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Hôtel des Monnaies
Munthof
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Station statistics
Coordinates 50°50′0″N 4°20′58″E / 50.83333°N 4.34944°E / 50.83333; 4.34944Coordinates: 50°50′0″N 4°20′58″E / 50.83333°N 4.34944°E / 50.83333; 4.34944
Other information
Opened 1988
Owned by STIB/MIVB
Services
Preceding station   Brussels Metro   Following station
Line 2
Line 6

The Hôtel des Monnaies/Munthof is a Brussels metro station on the southern segment of line 2. It opened on 2 October 1988 and is located under the small ring near the University Medical Centre of Saint Peter in the municipality of Saint-Gilles / Sint-Gillis. It is on the Rue de l'Hôtel des Monnaies/Munthofstraat, after which it is named, where Belgian currency used to be minted. During the construction, work on the metro tunnels ran up against the foundations of the old town walls, which ran 10 metres beneath ground level - these walls now form part of the station.

Old walls preserved in the station

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