Nakseongdae Station

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Nakseongdae Station
Seoul Metro Nakseongdae Station.jpg
Nakseongdae Station
Korean name
Revised Romanization Nakseongdae-yeok
McCune–Reischauer Naksŏngdae-yŏk
Railway Services
Daily ridership Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 61,313[1]
Line 2
Sadang Seoul National University
Station number 227
Address 1693-39 Bongcheon-dong,
1928 Nambusunhwanno Jiha,
Gwanak-gu, Seoul
Date opened December 12, 1983
Type Underground
Platforms/tracks 2 / 2
Operator Seoul Metro

Nakseongdae Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 2. This station is named after a nearby place called Nakseongdae (落星垈), which literally means 'the site of the fallen star' and is the birthplace of the great Goryeo general Gang Gam-chan, best known for his heroics against an invading Khitan force in the Battle of Gwiju.

This station is located in Bongcheon-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul.

Station layout[edit]

G Street level Exit
Lobby Customer Service, Shops, Vending machines, ATMs
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Inner loop Line 2 toward Chungjeongno (Seoul Nat'l Univ.)
Outer loop Line 2 toward City Hall (Sadang)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


  1. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Seoul Metro Line 2.png Line 2
toward Chungjeongno

Coordinates: 37°28′37″N 126°57′50″E / 37.47694°N 126.96389°E / 37.47694; 126.96389