Pedro Gil LRT Station
|Manila Light Rail Transit System|
Pedro Gil Station
|Location||Taft Avenue cor. Pedro Gil Street, Ermita, Manila 1000|
|Owned by||Department of Transportation and Communications
Light Rail Transit Authority
|Line(s)||LRT Line 1|
|Opened||December 1, 1984|
Pedro Gil LRT Station (sometimes called Herran LRT Station) is a station on the Manila Light Rail Transit System (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Pedro Gil station is above-ground. The station serves Ermita in Manila and is located at the corner of Taft Avenue and Pedro Gil Street. The station takes its name from Pedro Gil Street, which used to be named Herran Street.
The station is near the Philippine General Hospital, one of the oldest hospitals in the Philippines, as well as the University of the Philippines Manila, Saint Paul University Manila, Philippine Christian University, Philippine Women's University and the Philippine Science Centrum. Because of its location in Ermita, the station is near shopping and entertainment centers like Robinsons Place Manila and Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila, and cultural venues such as Julio Nakpil Street (formerly Vermont Street), which is known for its tattoos services.
Pedro Gil station is well-served by taxis and jeepneys that ply the Taft Avenue route and nearby routes. Taxis and jeepneys stop near the station and can be used to transport commuters to and from Ermita.
|Platform A||← LRT Line 1 towards Roosevelt|
|Platform B||→ LRT Line 1 towards Baclaran →|
|L2||Concourse||Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops|
|L1||Street Level||University of the Philippines Manila, Philippine General Hospital|