Gwanghwamun Station [광화문역]

Investigation Couple 2 (2019); Memories of the Alhambra (2018-19); Witch's Court (2017); Signal (2016); Queen In-Hyun's Man (2012)

Exit 6

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.

Exit 9

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

Episode 2 of YouTube series Walkman —a spin-off of  Workman [워크맨] (Lululala, 2019-present)— was filmed around exit 6/7, as host Jang Sung-kyu was heading to the headquarters of Lotte Card.

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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

Getting here
Gwanghwamun Station [광화문역], Seoul Subway Line 5

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL
— Photo taken by Mich KDL, January 2020

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