Anguk station

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Anguk station
Anguksta02.jpg
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationAngungnyeok
McCune–ReischauerAn'gungnyŏk
General information
Location148 Anguk-dong,
62 Yulgongno Jiha,
Jongno-gu, Seoul[1]
Coordinates37°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 bySeoul Metro
Line(s)     Line 3
Platforms1
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Key dates
October 18, 1985[1]     Line 3 opened
Traffic
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
L1
Concourse
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs

Automatic photo machines

L2
Platform
Northbound Line 3 toward Daehwa (Gyeongbokgung)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound Line 3 toward Ogeum (Jongno 3 (sam)-ga)

Vicinity[edit]

Tourism[edit]

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]

In March 2018

Anguk Station of Seoul Subway Line 3 will be transformed into a history of independence movement themes for the first time in Korea.

Seoul City is the only one among 950 subway and urban railway stations nationwide to mark the 99 years of the March 1 Independence Movement theme history

The four-story platform section of Anguk Station will contain the achievements and quotations of 80 independence activists including Kim Gu, Ahn Jung-geun, Yoon Bong-gil, Yoo Gwan-sun and Lee Bong-chang. The second and third basement floors of this year will also be built with independence movement and temporary government as the theme of the exhibition and rest area.

References[edit]

  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