Asakusa Station (Tsukuba Express)

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Asakusa Station
(Tsukuba Express)
浅草駅
Tsukuba-express-03-Asakusa-station-platform.jpg
Platform level of Asakusa Station.
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Taito
History
Year opened 2005
Rail services
Station number(s) 03
Operator(s) Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company
Line(s) Tsukuba Express

Asakusa Station (浅草駅 Asakusa-eki?) is a train station of the Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company located in the Asakusa district of Taito, Tokyo, Japan. Its station number is 03.

Note that Asakusa Station of Tokyo Metro, the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation and Tobu Railway is located about 600 m to the east of this station.

Lines[edit]

Asakusa Station is served by the following line:

Station structure[edit]

The single island platform is located four levels underground.

Platforms

1 TX Tsukuba Express Trains in the direction of Tsukuba
2 TX Tsukuba Express Trains in the direction of Akihabara

Around the station[edit]

The station is about 300m to the west of Sensō-ji temple.

The Rox Department store can be reached from the southeast of the station, and the Asakusa View Hotel is located at the northeast corner of the station. The station is also surrounded by a variety of restaurants, theaters, pachinko parlors and an amusement park .

History[edit]

The station opened on August 24, 2005.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tsukuba Express (03)
Shin-Okachimachi (02) Rapid
Commuter Rapid
Semi Rapid
Local
Minami-Senju (04)

Coordinates: 35°42′48″N 139°47′32″E / 35.7132509°N 139.7923082°E / 35.7132509; 139.7923082