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

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
Other information
Station codeT12
Opened12 October 1997 (1997-10-12)
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.


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


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


  • 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


  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". Retrieved 2019-04-24.

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