Police officers are shown handing out fliers in front of this subway station’s exit in episode 14 (full episode 7) of Partners for Justice 2/Investigation Couple 2 (검법남녀 2) (MBC, 2019), to notify the public about the revelation that former murder suspect Oh Man-sang (Kim Do-hyeon) is still alive.
Yeo Jin-wook (Yoon Hyun-min) and investigator Goo Seok-chan (Yoon Kyung-ho) chase down the pimp ‘Eel’ (Kim Ki-moo) near Exit 6 of this subway station in episode 8 of Witch’s Court/Witch at Court (마녀의 법정) (KBS2, 2017). An exhausted Seok-chan gives up part way, leaving Jin-wook to continue running after Eel. Exit 6 was also seen in episode 7 when Jin-wook goes undercover to meet a high school girl that offers ‘extra services’.
Cha Soo-hyun (Kim Hye-soo) chases a criminal in this station and arrests him outside of this exit in episode 2 of Signal (시그널) (tvN, 2016).
Both exits 6 and 7 are seen in the background in episode 13 of Queen In-hyun’s Man (인현왕후의 남자) (tvN, 2012), when an injured Kim Boong-do (Ji Hyun-woo) appears back in the future.
This exit is seen in episode 7 of Memories of the Alhambra (알함브라 궁전의 추억) (tvN, 2018-19) when a player is preparing for the test run of AR Game Next in South Korea in episode 7 of Memories of the Alhambra (알함브라 궁전의 추억) (tvN, 2018-19).
VARIETY SHOW filmed here
Gwanghwamun Station [광화문역], opened in 1996, is a subway station on Seoul Subway Line 5 that carries the number 533.
Getting off here will bring you directly to Gwanghwamun Square, the center of Seoul’s Jongno District [Jongno-gu/종로구].
1-80 Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 종로구 세종로 1-80
Geolocation: 37.569676, 126.976677
Geolocation of Exit 9: 37.571258, 126.976924
Gwanghwamun Station [광화문역], Seoul Subway Line 5
— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL
— Photo taken by Mich KDL, January 2020