Old Seoul Station

K-HISTORY

Meaningful Days of Korean History

Old Seoul Station +

1981.9.25
a date designated as a historical site
It was constructed in 1922 and completed as Gyeongseong Station in 1925. After Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule, it became Seoul Station in 1947.

Japanese occupation at the time of war material and manpower supply and demand for supplies, a primary role to play as vehicles built by Japan for historical building, Saito Makoto hand.OK to have been created jeongchoseok to be installed, Mainland China and Japan testifies to the history of Korea order to gain control was carried out as a history of aggression.

It was designated as Historic Site No. 284 in 1981.

It was designed by the Japanese as a stone-mixed brick building with one basement floor and two ground floors. It played a role as a railway facility in Seoul. However, it was no longer used as a history when its function was transferred to the integrated private history station in 2003. It was restored and is now used as a complex cultural space.

The first floor is treated with Renaissance palace construction techniques, and the top and second floors are red bricks, partially decorated with granite, and the oldest railway building in Korea is of great architectural value.
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