Tenjin Station

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Tenjin Station
天神駅
Tenjin station.jpg
Location
Prefecture Fukuoka
(See other stations in Fukuoka)
City Fukuoka
Ward Chūō
Neighborhood etc. 1-chōme Tenjin
(in Japanese) 福岡市中央区天神1丁目
History
Year opened 1981
Rail services
Operator(s) Fukuoka City Subway
Line(s) Kūkō Line

Tenjin Station (天神駅 Tenjin-eki?) is a subway station located in Chūō-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. Its station symbol are 5 green dots arranged in a circle, representing a plum blossom. The station is located directly under Meiji-Street (明治通り Meiji-tōri?) in Tenjin, Fukuoka. A large underground shopping mall reaches from Tenjin Station on the Kūkō Line to the Tenjin-Minami Station (天神南駅 Tenjin-Minami-eki?) on the Nanakuma Line.

Lines[edit]

Platforms[edit]

1 Kūkō Line for Hakata, Fukuokakūkō and Kaizuka
2 Kūkō Line for Nishijin, Meinohama, Chikuzen-Maebaru and Karatsu

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kūkō Line
Akasaka - Nakasu-Kawabata

Usage[edit]

In 2006 the daily average number of passengers was 63,166. It is the largest Subway Station on the Kūkō Line.

History[edit]

  • July 26, 1981 - opening of Tenjin Station

Transfer[edit]

The underground shopping mall can be used for transfer between the Kūkō Line and the Nanakuma Line. To use the same ticket for both lines you have to exit through a special gate and enter the gate of the second line within 120 minutes. Therefore it is no problem, to use the transfer-time for shopping. If the regular gate is used, a new ticket have to be purchased. Special Tickets can be used for the transfer.

Coordinates: 33°35′29″N 130°23′57″E / 33.5913747°N 130.3992458°E / 33.5913747; 130.3992458