- Gil Puyat LRT Station
:"For the Filipino politician and Senator, see Gil J. Puyat.Manila LRT station
Name = Gil Puyat(Buendia) LRT Station
Color = #FFCC00
caption = Interior of Gil Puyat station
December 1, 1984
lines = Yellow Line
platforms = 2
Gil Puyat(Buendia) LRT Station is a station on the Manila LRT Yellow Line (LRT-1). Like all other LRT-1 stations, Gil Puyat station station is above-ground. The station is located in
Pasay Cityand is named because the station lies immediately above Gil Puyat Avenue, more popularly known by its old name, Buendia. The avenue itself is named for Gil Puyat, a late senator and statesman.
Gil Puyat station is the fourth station for trains headed to Monumento and the fifteenth station for trains headed to Baclaran. It is near the famed
Cartimar Shopping Center, known particularly for its pet stores, as well a satellite campus of Arellano Universityand the campus of the Philippine Law School. It is also near the Pasay City Academyand the Manila Sanitarium, presently an Adventist hospital. The EGI Mall and Atrium Suites are also near the station.
A bus terminal for both city and provincial buses lies beside the station. Buses that ply the Buendia route stop there, as well as buses to
Lucena Cityvia Alaminos in Laguna and also to Marinduque. Buses that ply the Taft Avenue route also stop near the station.
There is a
Manila MRTstation that has the same name but it is located far of the station and it is the old name of the avenue. For those who will go there, take a public or a private transportation.
Taxis, jeepneys and cycle rickshaws also stop near the station, serving commuters that live farther away from the station.
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