Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station

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Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station (京都市役所前駅 Kyōto shiyakusho-mae eki) is a stop on the Tozai Line of Kyoto Municipal Subway in Kyoto, Japan. It is in Nakagyo-ku. With the station number designation T12, its station color is kara kurenai.[2] Because it lies beneath the Kawaramachi-Oike intersection, the station also carries signs with the name Kawaramachi Oike.

Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station

京都市役所前駅
Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station Sign.jpg
Coordinates35°00′40″N 135°46′08″E / 35.01111°N 135.76889°E / 35.01111; 135.76889Coordinates: 35°00′40″N 135°46′08″E / 35.01111°N 135.76889°E / 35.01111; 135.76889
Operated byKyoto MTB Logo.svg Kyoto Municipal Subway
Line(s)Subway KyotoTozai.png Tōzai Line
Platforms1
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeT12
History
Opened12 October 1997 (1997-10-12)
Passengers
FY201627,075 daily[1]

The station has one island platform serving two tracks. Most trains of the Keihan Railway Keishin Line make their last stop at Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae before reversing direction.

The station, the name of which means "in front of City Hall," is the closest to the offices of Kyoto's city government. The Honnō-ji was rebuilt nearby, rather than at its original location, following the Incident at Honnōji. Also in the vicinity is the Kyoto office of the Bank of Japan.

HistoryEdit

The Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station opened on October 12, 1997, date when the Tōzai line initiated operations between Daigo Station and Nijō Station[3].

LayoutEdit

Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station has an island platform with two tracks under Oike Dori and Kawaramachi Dori.

1  Tōzai Line for Karasuma Oike and Uzumasa Tenjingawa
2  Tōzai Line for Misasagi, Rokujizō and (Keihan Railway Keishin Line) Hamaōtsu

SurroundingsEdit

  • Kyoto City Hall
  • Kyoto City Fire Department
  • Honno-ji
  • Bank of Japan Kyoto Office
  • Zest Oike
  • the site of the Ikedaya Inn
  • The Kyoto Hotel Okura
  • Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa (Ishin Hotels Group)
  • Hotel Ritz-Carlton Kyoto
  • Teramachi Dori
  • Shikyogoku Shopping Arcade
  • Shimadzu Memorial Hall

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Kyōtō Municipal Subway Tōzai Line (T12)
Sanjo Keihan (T11) Services from Rokujizo
Services from Biwako-Hamaotsu (some)
Karasuma Oike (T13)
Sanjo Keihan (T11) Services from Biwako-Hamaotsu (mostly) Terminus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "京都市交通事業白書" (in Japanese). Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau.
  2. ^ "ハイパー地下鉄ダイヤ" (in Japanese). Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau.
  3. ^ "京都市交通局:地下鉄のあゆみと概要". www.city.kyoto.lg.jp. Retrieved 2019-04-24.

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