Namdaemunno

Namdaemunno, also known as Namdaemun-ro, is a major thoroughfare in the central districts of Seoul, South Korea and a two-way road consisting of 8 lanes. With a 2 km length and a 40∼50m width, Namdaemunno originates at Bosingak in Jongno-gu and terminates at Seoul Station in Jung-gu.[1]

Namdaemunno
Hangul
남대문로
Hanja
南大門路
Revised RomanizationNamdaemunno
McCune–ReischauerNamdaemunno

Historical buildings on this street include the Gwangtonggwan, the oldest continuously operating bank building in Korea.[2] It was registered as one of city's protected monuments on March 5, 2001.[3]

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  1. ^ 남대문로 南大門路 (in Korean). Retrieved 2008-05-10.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Lee, Jun-Ho (2005-08-14). "最古 은행건물 우리銀 종로점 (The Oldest Bank Building the Woori Bank Jongno Branch)". Kyunghyang Sinmun.
  3. ^ "광통관 (廣通館) (Gwangtonggwan)". Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea. 2002. Retrieved 2009-04-05.

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