City Hall station (Seoul)
Station Platform (Line 2)
|Location||Taepyeongno 1-ga 31, |
|Operated by||Seoul Metro|
|Line(s)||Line 1 |
|Opened||August 15, 1974 ()|
May 22, 1984 ()
|(Daily) Based on Jan–Dec of 2012|
Line 1: 44,594
Line 2: 51,185
City Hall Station is a station on Seoul Subway lines 1 (Blue Line) and 2 (Green Line). 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.
Seoul Museum of Art is also nearby. The museum has hosted many special exhibitions, including those of the works of van Gogh, Monet, and René Magritte. The head offices of three daily newspapers, The Chosun Ilbo, The Dong-a Ilbo and Kyunghyang Shinmun, are near the city hall. Seoul Plaza Hotel is located across from the city hall.
- Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
- Official homepage of Seoul Museum of ART "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-02-06. Retrieved 2008-01-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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