Tsukiji Station

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For the station on the Toei Ōedo Line, see Tsukijishijō Station.
Tsukiji Station
築地駅
TokyoMetro-H10-Tsukiji-station-platform.jpg
The platforms, May 2008
Location
Prefecture Tokyo
(See other stations in Tokyo)
Ward Chūō
Neighborhood etc. 3-15-1 Tsukiji
(in Japanese) 東京都中央区築地3-15-1
History
Year opened 1963
Rail services
Station number(s) H-10
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro
Line(s) Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line

Tsukiji Station (築地駅 Tsukiji-eki?) is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line in Tsukiji, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro.

Lines[edit]

Tsukiji Station is served by the Hibiya Line, and is numbered H-10. It is located 10.7 km from the starting point of the line at Kita-Senju.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Tsukiji station has a simple side platform arrangement with two tracks. Platform 1 serves southbound trains to Ginza, whilst platform 2 serves northbound trains to Ueno and Kita-Senju.

Access to the station is provided by two sets of entrances and exits, with a total of four points of entry in total. Exits 1 and 2 are on opposite sides of Route 50 at the southern end of the station near the fish market. Exits 3 and 4 are also on opposite sides of the same road but at the northern end of the station.

Platforms[edit]

1 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro
2 Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno, Kita-Senju
Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (H-10)
Higashi-ginza (H-09) - Hatchōbori (H-11)

History[edit]

Tsukiji Station opened on 28 February 1963.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

Tsukiji Hongan-ji

The station is located in the Tsukiji neighbourhood of Chūō, Tokyo. Only a few blocks south of the station (about 150 m) lies Tsukiji fish market, the largest seafood market in the world.[2] On the eastern side of the station is the Tsukiji Hongan-ji, a pilgrimage site for Buddhists world-wide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 215. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ Guide to sightseeing Tokyo Metro Retrieved 18 January 2009

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°40′05″N 139°46′21″E / 35.6681°N 139.7725°E / 35.6681; 139.7725