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
General information
Location 1693-39 Bongcheon-dong,
1928 Nambusunhwanno Jiha,
Gwanak-gu, Seoul[1]
Operated by Seoul Metro
Line(s)      Line 2
Platforms 2
Tracks 2
Structure type Underground
Key dates
December 17, 1983[1]      Line 2 opened
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 61,313[2]

Nakseongdae Station (Korean pronunciation: [naks͈ʌŋdɛ]) is a station on 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,[3] 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. ^ a b "낙성대역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  2. ^ Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine.. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Nakseongdae". Seoul Metro. Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno

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