Gwanghwamun Station is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 5 in South Korea. It is not the closest subway station to the actual gate of , which it is named after.

Landmarks in the Area

An armillary sphere is a model of objects in the sky, consisting of a spherical framework of rings… is situated 110 meters north of Gwanghwamun.

Cheugugi is the first well-known rain gauge invented and used by the Joseon Dynasty of . is situated 110 meters north of Gwanghwamun.

Arts centre
Sejong Center for the Performing Arts is the largest arts and cultural complex in , . is situated 140 meters northwest of Gwanghwamun. Photo: Marcopolis, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Cheongjin-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , .

Mugyo-dong is a legal dong, or neighbourhood of the Jung-gu district in , and governed by its administrative dong, .

Insa-dong is a dong, or neighborhood of the Jongno-gu district of .

Anguk-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Jongno-gu in , . Photo: Lawinc82, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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