Chungmuro Station

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Chungmuro Station
Chungmuro Station
Korean name
Revised Romanization Chungmuro-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Ch'ungmuro-yŏk
General information
Location 125 Chungmuro 4-ga,199 Toigye-ro Jiha
Jung-gu, Seoul[1]
Coordinates 37°33′40.7″N 126°59′40.2″E / 37.561306°N 126.994500°E / 37.561306; 126.994500Coordinates: 37°33′40.7″N 126°59′40.2″E / 37.561306°N 126.994500°E / 37.561306; 126.994500
Operated by Seoul Metro
Line(s)      Line 3
     Line 4
Platforms 3
Tracks 4
Structure type Underground
Key dates
October 18, 1985      Line 3 opened
October 18, 1985      Line 4 opened
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 4:[2] 70,438[3]

Chungmuro Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3, the orange line, and Line 4, the sky-blue line. Both the Line 3 and 4 platforms are located in Chungmuro-4-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul.[4][1]

This station is named after the road under which it passes, in honor of the Chosun general Yi Sunsin, who was also known by the title of Chungmugong.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
Line 3 platforms
Northbound Line 3 toward Daehwa (Euljiro 3 (sam)-ga)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound Line 3 toward Ogeum (Dongguk University)
Line 4 platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound Line 4 toward Danggogae (Dongdaemun H&C Park)
Southbound Line 4 toward Oido (Myeong-dong)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


Chungmuro is considered the best place to view Korean movies.[5] Just outside the exit by the rear entrance to Dongguk University is Daehan Cinema (대한극장), where Chungmuro Film Festival in Seoul was first held.



  1. ^ a b "충무로역" (in koreai). Doopedia. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  2. ^ with Line 3
  3. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  4. ^ "Chungmuro". Seoul Metro. Retrieved 2017-01-23. 
  5. ^ The 1st Chungmuro International Film Festival in Seoul 10.25~11.2

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Daehwa
Line 3
toward Ogeum
toward Danggogae
Line 4
toward Oido