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Munjeong Station (문정역) Line 8 – Station #818

We’ve been to a lot of parks, yeah?  And let’s be honest, a lot of them blend together a little bit.  A few benches, a pavilion or two, some playground and exercise equipment, basketball hoops, maybe a fountain and bam, you got your standard issue Seoul neighborhood park.  Munjeong Park (문정공원), just outside of Exit…

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Bonghwasan Station (봉화산역) Line 6 – Station #647

The last stop on Line 6, Bonghwasan Station sits right alongside the Northern Trunk Road (북부간선도로) and there’s a transfer parking lot outside where commuters from Namyangju and Guri can drop their cars before jumping on a train for their jobs in the city.  The sprawling Korean Military School (육군사관학교) lies just north of the…

Yangcheon Hyanggyo (양천향교역) Line 9 – Station #906

Three things stick out when you arrive at Yangcheon Hyanggyo Station.  First of all, there’s the enormous field of construction to the west, which we also mentioned in our visits to Balsan and Sinbanghwa Stations.  Second is the sizeable CJ Gimpo Factory to the east.  Third is the not-unpleasant bourgeois atmosphere surrounding the neighborhood’s clean…