Anguk station

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Anguk station
Korean name
Revised Romanization Angungnyeok
McCune–Reischauer An'gungnyŏk
General information
Location 148 Anguk-dong,
62 Yulgongno Jiha,
Jongno-gu, Seoul[1]
Coordinates 37°34′35″N 126°59′08″E / 37.57644°N 126.98543°E / 37.57644; 126.98543Coordinates: 37°34′35″N 126°59′08″E / 37.57644°N 126.98543°E / 37.57644; 126.98543
Operated by Seoul Metro
Line(s)      Line 3
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Structure type Underground
Key dates
October 18, 1985[1]      Line 3 opened
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 3: 55,085[2]

Anguk Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3 in Jongno-gu, Seoul.[3]

Anguk station is the subway station nearest to the Insadong and Samcheongdong districts, as well as the ancient royal residence of Unhyeongung.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
Northbound Line 3 toward Daehwa (Gyeongbokgung)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound Line 3 toward Ogeum (Jongno 3 (sam)-ga)



In January 2013, the Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation, which operates this line, published free guidebooks in three languages: English, Japanese and Chinese (simplified and traditional), which features eight tours as well as recommendations for accommodations, restaurants and shopping centers. The tours are designed with different themes, e.g. Korean traditional culture, which goes from Jongno 3-ga Station to this station and Gyeongbokgung Station on line No 3 that showcases antique shops and art galleries of Insa-dong.[4]


  1. ^ a b "안국역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  2. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine.. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Anguk". Seoul Metro. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  4. ^ Kwon, Sang-soo (26 January 2013). "Free guide for Seoul's subway riders". Joongang Daily. Archived from the original on 12 April 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Daehwa
Line 3
toward Ogeum