Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station

Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station

Line 4
Korean name
Revised Romanization Dongdaemun-nyeoksa-munhwa-gongwon-nyeok
McCune–Reischauer Tongdaemun-nyŏksa-munhwa-gongwŏn-nyŏk
General information
Location 1 Euljiro 7-ga,
Jung-gu, Seoul[1]
Coordinates 37°33′54″N 127°00′28″E / 37.56500°N 127.00778°E / 37.56500; 127.00778Coordinates: 37°33′54″N 127°00′28″E / 37.56500°N 127.00778°E / 37.56500; 127.00778
Operated by Seoul Metro, SMRT
Line(s)      Line 2
     Line 4
     Line 5
Platforms 4
Tracks 6
Structure type Underground
Key dates
16 September 1983[1]      Line 2 opened
18 October 1985[1]      Line 4 opened
30 December 1996[1]      Line 5 opened
Passengers (Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 34,683[2]
Line 4: 41,259[2]
Line 5: 5,836[2]

Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station (formerly Dongdaemun Stadium Station) is a station on the Seoul Subway Line 2, Line 4 and Line 5. The huge Dongdaemun Market district is centered on this station and Dongdaemun Station, located to the north across Cheonggyecheon.[3]

The Line 2 station is located in Euljiro-7-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, and the Line 4 and 5 stations are located in Gwanghui-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul.

This station is also known to have the highest train-platform gap related accidents in the entire country of South Korea with the total of 42 feet accidents each year.[4]


The headquarters of South Korean food company CJ Cheil Jedang is in the CJ Cheiljedang Building in Ssangnim-dong, Jung-gu, nearby to the station.[5]


  1. 1 2 3 4 "동대문역사문화공원역" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2016-01-25.
  2. 1 2 3 Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. "Dongdaemun Market Description". Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 5 March 2010
  4. "지하철역 승강장 틈 발빠진 사고 5년간 327건". 서울신문. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  5. "Company location". CJ Cheil Jedang. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
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