Yamato-Saidaiji Station

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Yamato-Saidaiji Station
大和西大寺駅
Yamatosaidaiji-Station-platform.jpg
Platforms before station renovation, August 2007
Location
Prefecture Nara
(See other stations in Nara)
City Nara
Neighborhood etc. 1-1, Saidaiji Kunimichō Itchōme
Coordinates 34°41′37.62″N 135°46′57.84″E / 34.6937833°N 135.7827333°E / 34.6937833; 135.7827333Coordinates: 34°41′37.62″N 135°46′57.84″E / 34.6937833°N 135.7827333°E / 34.6937833; 135.7827333
(in Japanese) 奈良県奈良市西大寺国見町1丁目1-1
History
Year opened 1914
Former names Saidaiji Station
Daiki Saidaiji Station
Present name since 1941
Rail services
Operator(s) Kintetsu Corporation
Line(s) Nara Line
Kyoto Line
Kashihara Line
Aiga bus inv.svg Small bus terminal at this station

Yamato-Saidaiji Station (大和西大寺駅 Yamato Saidaiji-eki?) is a railway station owned by Kintetsu Corporation and located in Saidaiji Kunimichō Itchōme, Nara, Japan. The station is also called Kintetsu Saidaiji Station (近鉄西大寺駅?) or Saidaiji Station (西大寺駅?).

Lines[edit]

Yamato-Saidaiji Station is a junction of the lines from four directions: Osaka (Nara Line) from the west, Nara (Nara Line) from the east, Kyoto (Kyoto Line) from the north, and Kashihara (Kashihara Line) from the south.

Layout[edit]

Time's Place Saidaiji

This station has three island platforms serving five tracks on the ground. Station building is located in the north and south of the platforms and tracks, connecting NaRa Family, bus stops and taxi stands from the north gates and connecting the overbridge from the south gates.

Station shopping mall "Time's Place Saidaiji" is located on the 2nd level, housing 32 stores such as restaurants, souvenir stores and convenience stores. The shopping mall was opened on September 11, 2009, with the location of 3 elevators connecting a platform each.


1, 2 Nara Line for Nara
Kashihara Line for Tenri, Yamato-Yagi, Kashiharajingu-mae and Ise-Shima
Change trains at Yamato-Yagi for Nagoya
Change trains at Kashiharajingu-mae for Yoshino
3, 4, 5 Nara Line for Gakuen-mae, Fuse, Osaka Namba, Amagasaki, Koshien and Kobe Sannomiya
Kyōto Line for Takanohara, Tambabashi, Kyōto and Kokusaikaikan
6 Kashihara Line starting for Tenri, Yamato-Yagi and Kashiharajingu-mae (mainly local trains)
Nara Line local trains and semi-express trains for Osaka Namba (only a few trains)
Track layout of Yamato-Saidaiji Station[1]
Kyoto Line to Kyoto
Nara Line
to Ōsaka Namba
Track layout of Yamato-Saidaiji Station Nara Line
to Kintetsu Nara
Kashihara Line to Kashiharajingū-mae

Surroundings[edit]

North[edit]

  • NaRaFamily
  • Sanwa City Saidaiji
  • Akishino-dera
  • Place Heijō Palace used to be

South[edit]

  • Kintetsu Saidaiji Building
    • Kintetsu Saidaiji Shopping Center
      • SupermarketKINSHO Saidaiji
  • Kintetsu Daini Saidaiji Building
    • Saidaiji Daini Shopping Center
  • Saidai-ji
  • Saidaiji Police Box
  • Kintetsu Saidaiji Inspection Depot

Bus stops[edit]

Buses are operated by Nara Kotsu Co.

  • Bus stop 1
    • Route 11 for Ichijo Senior High School
    • Route 12 for JR Nara Station via Hokkeji and Kintetsu Nara Station
    • Route 14 for JR Nara Station via JASDF Nara Base, Hokkeji and Kintetsu Nara Station
    • Route73 for Utahimecho
  • Bus stop 2
    • Route 72 for Oshikuma

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kintetsu
Nara Line
Ayameike   Local   Shin-Ōmiya
Ayameike   Suburban Semi-Express   Shin-Ōmiya
Ayameike   Semi-Express   Shin-Ōmiya
Gakuen-mae   Express   Shin-Ōmiya
Gakuen-mae   Rapid Express   Shin-Ōmiya
Gakuen-mae   Limited Express (Ōsaka - Nara)   Kintetsu Nara
Kyoto Line
Heijo   Local   Shin-Omiya (Nara Line)
Amagatsuji (Kashihara Line)
Takanohara   Express   Shin-Omiya (Nara Line)
Kashihara Line
Kintetsu Tambabashi
Takanohara
(northbound: first train - 8:40 a.m)
(southbound: departing from Kyōto after 5 p.m.)
  Limited Express (Kyōto - Nara, Kashihara)   Kintetsu Nara (Nara Line)
Kashihara Line
Kintetsu Tambabashi
Takanohara
(northbound: 1 in the morning)
(southbound: 1 in the evening)
  Limited Express (Kyōto - Ise)   Yamato-Yagi (Kashihara Line)
Kashihara Line
Heijo (Kyoto Line)   Local   Amagatsuji
Takanohara (Kyoto Line)   Express   Nishinokyō (non-rush hour)
Kintetsu Kōriyama
Kyoto Line   Limited Express (Kyōto - Kashihara)   Nishinokyō (non-rush hour)
Yamato-Yagi
Kyoto Line   Limited Express (Kyōto - Ise)   Yamato-Yagi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kawashima, Ryōzō (1993). Zenkoku Tetsudō Jijō Dai-kenkyū: Ōsaka Toshin-bu, Nara Hen (in Japanese). Sōshisha. p. 134. ISBN 978-4-7942-0498-1.