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  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
  • Culture Station Seoul 284 (Former Seoul Station) (문화역서울 284, 구 서울역사)
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Address
426, Cheongpa-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 통일로 1 (봉래동2가)
Type
Monuments
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-2236-9135,
+82-2-3407-3500
Homepage
http://blog.naver.com/seoul284
(Korean only)
tour.junggu.seoul.kr
(Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese,
Russian).
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Introduction
The old building of the Seoul train station was designed by Tsukamoto Yasushi, a professor of Tokyo University. Construction of the station started in June, 1922 and was completed in September, 1925. Due to its unique domed roof and large size, the station attracted much attention in its early years.

After Korea regained its independence from under Japanese colonial rule, the station’s name was changed from ‘Gyeongseong Station’ to ‘Seoul Station’. During the Korean War, the station was partially destroyed but later restored. After Korea began industrializing after the war, the South annex and West annex were constructed to handle the increasing transportation volume.

In 2004 when the privately-funded new station was constructed, the old station closed down, but after reconstruction in 2011 opened as a multicultural space called ‘Culture Station Seoul 284’. The main section (Jungang Hall) is for performances, exhibitions, events, and cafés, while the 2nd floor houses a hall that serves as a venue for cultural performances, exhibitions, academic seminars, business meetings, and more.
Telephone
+82-42-481-4650
Current Status
[Seouryeoksa(Former Seoul Station)] Historic Site No.284 (designated on Sept. 25, 1981)
Directions
[Subway]
Seoul Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 4 or Airport Railroad), Exit 2.
Accommodation
Millennium Seoul Hilton (밀레니엄 서울힐튼호텔)
Millennium Seoul Hilton (밀레니엄 서울힐튼호텔)
  • Region : Jung-gu Seoul
  • Type : Tourist Hotel
  • The Millennium Seoul Hilton was founded on December 14, 1997 by the hotel commission processing agre...
Ramada Hotel & Suites Seoul Namdaemun (라마다호텔 앤 스위트 서울남대문)
Ramada Hotel & Suites Seoul Namdaemun (라마다호텔 앤 스위트 서울남대문)
  • Region : Jung-gu Seoul
  • Type : Tourist Hotel
  • Ramada Hotel & Suite Seoul Namdaemun is a first class international business hotel in Korea with imp...
Trash: Seoul Backpackers Hostel - Goodstay (서울백팩커스)
Trash: Seoul Backpackers Hostel - Goodstay (서울백팩커스)
  • Region : Jung-gu Seoul
  • Type : Inn/Motel
  • The Seoul Backpackers Hostel is a hostel particularly popular among international tourists. The inte...
24 Guesthouse Seoul Station - Goodstay (24게스트하우스 서울역점)
24 Guesthouse Seoul Station - Goodstay (24게스트하우스 서울역점)
  • Region : Yongsan-gu Seoul
  • Type : Inn/Motel
  • A24 Guesthouse Seoul Station is two minutes’ walk from Seoul Subway Station (Exit 12) and links with...
N Fourseason (엔포시즌)
N Fourseason (엔포시즌)
  • Region : Jung-gu Seoul
  • Type : Guest House



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