Dongguk University Station

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Dongguk University Station
Dongguk University Station in July 2014.JPG
Korean name
Revised Romanization Dongdaeipgu-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Tongdaeipku-yŏk
General information
Location 256 Donghoro Jiha, 189-2 Jangchung-dong 2-ga,
Jung-gu, Seoul[1]
Coordinates 37°33′33″N 127°00′20″E / 37.55903°N 127.00557°E / 37.55903; 127.00557Coordinates: 37°33′33″N 127°00′20″E / 37.55903°N 127.00557°E / 37.55903; 127.00557
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: 26,758[2]

Dongguk University Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 3 located in Jangchung-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, Seoul. As its name indicates, it serves the nearby Dongguk University. In addition, Jangchung Gymnasium, an indoor sports arena most famous for hosting ssireum (Korean wrestling) matches on holidays, is outside Exit 5. It is also the closest station to Shilla Hotel.[3]

Station layout[edit]

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


  • Jokbal Street
Jangchungdong (administrative name of this area) is famous for food shops serving Jokbal, Bindaetteok and Cola.
  • Jangchungdan Park
Entrance No.6 comes out in Janchungdan park with many paths and a roller-skating rink.
  • Street Stalls
Lots of stalls are near entrance no.2 serving for example Tteokbokki, Mandu and Sundaes.


  1. ^ a b "동대입구역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2017-01-24. 
  2. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived October 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Dongguk Univ.". Seoul Metro. Retrieved 2017-01-24. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward Daehwa
Line 3
toward Ogeum