Kashiharajingū-mae Station

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Kashiharajingū-mae Station
橿原神宮前駅
Kintetsu Kashiharajingū mae sta 001.jpg
Canter station building (designed by Togo Murano)
Location
Prefecture Nara
(See other stations in Nara)
City Kashihara
Neighborhood etc. 618, Kume-chō
Coordinates 34°29′04″N 135°47′40″E / 34.484381°N 135.794478°E / 34.484381; 135.794478Coordinates: 34°29′04″N 135°47′40″E / 34.484381°N 135.794478°E / 34.484381; 135.794478
Postal code 634-0063
(in Japanese) 奈良県橿原市久米町618
History
Year opened 1923
Former names Kashiharajingū Station
Kumedera Station
Kashiharajingū-eki Station
Present name since 1970
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu Corporation
Line(s) Kashihara Line
Minami-Osaka Line
Yoshino Line
Statistics 19,960 passengers/day (November 9, 2010)[1]
Aiga bus inv.svg Large bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Kashiharajingū-mae Station (橿原神宮前駅 Kashiharajingū-mae-eki?) is a railway station located in Kashihara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It is on the Kintetsu Kashihara Line, the Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line and the Kintetsu Yoshino Line. It is one of the major stations on the Kintetsu lines, and all trains in service stop at this station.

The center station building was designed by Togo Murano, an architect representing the 20th century.

Layout[edit]

This station has two island platforms serving 4 narrow gauge (1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)) tracks for the Minami-Osaka Line and the Yoshino Line in the west, and two island platforms serving 3 standard gauge (1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)) tracks for the Kashihara Line and a narrow gauge (1,067 mm) track for the Yoshino Line in the east.

8 Yoshino Line chartered trains
1, 2, 3 Kashihara Line for Yamato-Yagi, Yamato-Saidaiji and Kyōto
Change trains at Yamato-Yagi for Osaka Uehommachi, Osaka Namba, Ise-Shima and Nagoya
Change trains at Yamato-Yagi and then at Tsuruhashi for Amagasaki and Kobe Sannomiya
Change trains at Hirahata for Tenri
Change trains at Yamato-Saidaiji for Nara
4, 5 Yoshino Line for Asuka, Tsubosakayama, Shimoichiguchi, Yamato-Kamiichi and Yoshino
6, 7 Minami-Osaka Line for Furuichi and Ōsaka Abenobashi
Change trains at Shakudo for Gose
Change trains at Furuichi for Kawachi-Nagano

Number of Users[edit]

The number of passengers who get on and off trains at this station is 19,960 persons per day, according to the research by Kintetsu Corporation on November 9, 2010.[1]

Stores in Kashiharajingu-mae Station[edit]

  • Wakakusa shoten (Book shop)
  • Matsumoto-Kiyoshi (Drug store)
  • Kiharu (Japanese food restaurant)
  • FamilyMart (Convenience store)
  • Doutor Coffee
  • Small convenience store on Platforms Nos. 6 and 7
  • ATM (Bank of Nanto)

Around Kashiharajingu-mae Station[edit]

Bus routes[edit]

Buses are operated by Nara Kotsu Bus Lines Co., Ltd. (Nara Kotsu Website (Japanese))

As of October 2013

West stop (Kashiharajingu-eki nishiguchi)
  • Route 25 for Minami-Shirakashi
  • Route 26 and 28 for Minami-Shirakashi via Minami-Myohojicho
  • Route 30 and 31 for Kintetsu Gose Station via Gunkaibashi and Daikancho
  • Route 28 and 30 for Yagi Station via Unebigoryo-mae, Idai-byoin-mae (Nara Medical University Hospital), and Kashihara City Hall
  • Route 31 to Kashiharajingu-eki (Center gates)
Center stop (Kashiharajingu-eki)
  • Route 28 and 30 for Yagi Station via Unebigoryo-mae, Idai-byoin-mae (Nara Medical University Hospital), and Kashihara City Hall
  • Route 30 and 31 for Kintetsu Gose Station via Gunkaibashi and Daikancho
  • Route 28 for Minami-Shirakashi via Kashiharajingu-eki-nishiguchi and Minami-Myohojicho
East stop 1 (Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi)
  • Route 8, 75, 85, 95, 221 and 222 for Yagi Station via Obusa and Idai-byoin-mae (Nara Medical University Hospital)
  • Route 75 for Yumori Onsen Suginoyu via Kamihigaimoto, Oyodo Bus Center, Kamiichi Station and Kashio
  • Route 95 for Oyodo Bus Center via Kamihigaimoto
  • Route 221 for Iwamori (Shomoichi Onsen) via Kami-Higaimoto, Oyodo Bus Center, Shimoichiguchi Station and Shimoichi Town Office
  • Route 222 for Iwamori (Shomoichi Onsen) via Minami-Yamato Sanchome, Oyodo Bus Center, Shimoichiguchi Station and Shimoichi Town Office
East stop 2 (Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi)
  • Route 2 for Okadera-mae for Toyoura and Asuka Daibutsu-mae (mornings)
  • Route 5 for Okadera-mae via Shobucho Yonchome-minami
  • Route 7 for Shobusho Yonchome-minani via Shobucho Itchome, Shobucho Sanchome and Shobucho Yonchome
  • Route 8 and 9 for Shobusho Yonchome via Shobucho Itchome and Shobucho Sanchome
  • Route 11 for Shuhodai via Okadera Station
  • Route 12 for Shuhodai via Shobucho Yonchome
  • Route 15 "Aka-Kame" for Hinokuma via Asuka Station
  • Route 16 "Aka-Kame" for Asuka Station via Asuka Historical Museum, Man'yo Bunkakan (Complex of Man'yo Culture) and Ishibutai
  • Route 17 "Aka-Kame" for Okahashimoto via Asuka Historical Museum, Man'yo Bunkakan (Complex of Man'yo Culture) and Ishibutai
  • Route 18 for Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi via Shobucho Yonchome-minami, Okadera-mae, Asuka Daibutsu-mae and Toyoura (evenings)
  • Route 19 for Kashiharajingu-eki higashiguchi via Toyoura, Asuka Daibutsu-mae, Okadera-mae and Shobucho Yonchome-minami (mornings)
  • Route 23 "Aka-Kame" for Asuka Station via Asuka-Koyama, Asuka Historical Museum, Man'yo Bunkakan (Complex of Man'yo Culture) and Ishibutai
  • Route 文 for Kenko Fukushi Center for Toyoura and Asuka Daibutsu-mae and Okadera-mae (operated on school days)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "駅別乗降人員" [Usage by station] (in Japanese). Kintetsu Corporation. Retrieved March 28, 2013. 

Stations next to Kashiharajingu-mae[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu
Minami-Osaka Line, Yoshino Line
Kashiharajingu-nishiguchi
(Minami-Osaka Line)
  Local   Okadera
(Yoshino Line)
Kashiharajingu-nishiguchi
(Minami-Osaka Line)
  Semi-Express   Okadera
(Yoshino Line)
Kashiharajingu-nishiguchi
(Minami-Osaka Line)
  Suburban Express   Terminus
Takadashi
(Minami-Osaka Line)
  Express   Okadera
(Yoshino Line)
Takadashi
(Minami-Osaka Line)
  Limited Express   Asuka
(Yoshino Line)
Kashihara Line
Unebigoryōmae   Local   Terminus
Unebigoryōmae   Express   Terminus
Yamato-Yagi   Limited Express   Terminus

First station[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Electric Railway (Daiki)
Unebi Line
Jimmugoryōmae - Terminus
Yoshino Line
Ofusa - Kumedera
(present: Kashiharajingu-mae)