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Pedro Gil LRT Station

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Pedro Gil LRT Station

 Pedro Gil 
Manila Light Rail Transit System
Pedro Gil Station
Location Taft Avenue cor. Pedro Gil Street, Ermita, Manila 1000
Owned by Light Rail Transit Authority
Line(s) LRT Line 1
Platforms Side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code PG
Opened December 1, 1984
Preceding station   Manila LRT   Following station
toward Roosevelt
toward Baclaran

Pedro Gil LRT Station (sometimes called Herran LRT Station) is a station on the Manila LRT (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Pedro Gil station is above-ground. The station serves Ermita in Manila and is located at the corner of Taft Avenue and Pedro Gil Street. The station takes its name from Pedro Gil Street, which was previously named Herran Street.

Pedro Gil station is the seventh station for trains headed to Roosevelt and the fourteenth station for trains headed to Baclaran.


  • Nearby landmarks 1
  • Transportation links 2
  • Station layout 3
  • Gallery 4
  • See also 5

Nearby landmarks

The station is near the Philippine General Hospital, one of the oldest hospitals in the Philippines, as well as the University of the Philippines Manila, Saint Paul University Manila, Philippine Christian University, Philippine Women's University and the Philippine Science Centrum. Because of its location in Ermita, the station is near shopping and entertainment centers like Robinsons Place Manila and Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila, and cultural venues such as Julio Nakpil Street (formerly Vermont Street), which is known for its tattoos services.

Transportation links

Pedro Gil station is well-served by taxis and jeepneys that ply the Taft Avenue route and nearby routes. Taxis and jeepneys stop near the station and can be used to transport commuters to and from Ermita.

Station layout

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Platform A LRT Line 1 towards Roosevelt
Platform B LRT Line 1 towards Baclaran
Side platform, doors will open on the right
L2 Concourse Faregates, Ticket Booths, Station Control, Shops
L1 Street Level University of the Philippines Manila, Philippine General Hospital


See also

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