Gwanghwamun Square is a public open space that was opened on August 1, 2009. With a length of 550 meters and a x_width of 34 meters, the square has been serving as the main venue for many significant and cultural events since its opening. It is located at the center of Sejong-ro Road that connects Sejong-ro Intersection and Cheonggye Plaza and across from Gyeongbokgung Palace. At the square stand statues of the two most important historical figures of Korea, King Sejong the Great and Admiral Yi Sun-sin, which often represent the Gwanghwamun Square. Other attractions at the square include Sejong Story, an exhibition hall dedicated to the achievements of King Sejong the Great.
172, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul[Google Map]
N/A (Open all year round)
plaza.sisul.or.kr (Korean only)
How To Use
1) City Hall Station (Seoul Subway Line 1 & 2), Exit 3.
2) Gyeongbokgung Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 6 & 7.
3) Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 1, 2 & 8.
* Connected to the underground exit.
Red Bus: 5500-2, 9602, 9706, 9708, 9713
Blue Bus: 103, 150, 401, 402, 406, 408, 607,704
Green Bus: 0212, 1711, 7016, 7018, 7022, 8000
Village Bus: Jongno 09, Jongno 11
infocenter: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-120
opendate: August 1, 2009
usetime: 24 hours