Sembayashi Station

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Sembayashi Station
千林駅
Keihan Sembayashi Station 001.JPG
Entrance of the station
Location
Prefecture Osaka
(See other stations in Osaka)
City Osaka
Ward Asahi
Neighborhood etc. Sembayashi Itchome
Coordinates 34°43′27.2″N 135°33′18.4″E / 34.724222°N 135.555111°E / 34.724222; 135.555111Coordinates: 34°43′27.2″N 135°33′18.4″E / 34.724222°N 135.555111°E / 34.724222; 135.555111
(in Japanese) 大阪市旭区千林一丁目
History
Year opened 1910
Rail services
Operator(s) Keihan Electric Railway
Line(s) Keihan Main Line
Statistics 10,686 passengers/day [1]
There are no bus services at this station

Sembayashi Station (千林駅 Senbayashi-eki?) is a train station on the Keihan Electric Railway Keihan Main Line located in Asahi-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Opened in 1910, the station is famous for its long covered shopping street known as the Sembayashi Shōtengai. The shopping street even has a theme song that can be heard as you walk along the covered part of the street. Sembayashi-Ōmiya Station can be found at the other end of the shopping street.

The first Daiei store opened near this station. Some of the favorite stores have been the Kadoya Ice Cream Parlor, a popular hangout for students of the nearby high school, and Enomoto Confectionary Gift Shop. There is also a fish market that specializes in whale meat.

Layout[edit]

  • The station has 2 side platforms serving a track each on the 2nd level, outside of the inner tracks.
1 Keihan Line for Moriguchishi, Hirakatashi, Sanjo and Demachiyanagi
2 Keihan Line for Kyobashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihan Main Line
Morishōji   Local   Takii
Others: no stop

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics of Osaka Prefecture. Averaged 5,337 entries plus 5,349 exits in fiscal year 2007.