City Hall station (Seoul)

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City Hall Station
Seoul-metro-201-City-hall-station-platform-20181122-074936.jpg
Station Platform (Line 2)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationSicheongyeok
McCune–ReischauerSich'ŏngyŏk
General information
LocationTaepyeongno 1-ga 31,
Jung-gu, Seoul
Coordinates37°33′53″N 126°58′37″E / 37.56472°N 126.97694°E / 37.56472; 126.97694Coordinates: 37°33′53″N 126°58′37″E / 37.56472°N 126.97694°E / 37.56472; 126.97694
Operated bySeoul Metro
Line(s)     Line 1
     Line 2
Platforms3
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
History
OpenedAugust 15, 1974 (Seoul Metro Line 1.svg)
May 22, 1984 (Seoul Metro Line 2.svg)
Passengers
(Daily) Based on Jan–Dec of 2012
Line 1: 44,594[1]
Line 2: 51,185[1]
Services
Preceding station Seoul Metropolitan Subway Following station
Jonggak
towards Soyosan
Line 1 Seoul
towards Sinchang or Incheon
Jonggak
towards Dongducheon
Line 1
Gyeongwon Express
Seoul
towards Incheon
Jonggak Line 1
Gyeongbu Express
Seoul
towards Sinchang
Chungjeongno
Next counter-clockwise
Line 2 Euljiro 1-ga
Next clockwise

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.

Places[edit]

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.[2] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  2. ^ 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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