Dōbutsuen-mae Station

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Dōbutsuen-mae
動物園前駅
Dobutsuen-mae station - osaka - number 5 exit - sep 4 2013.jpg
Station entrance (September 2013)
Other names Shinsekai (新世界)
Operated by Osaka Municipal Subway
Line(s) Midosuji Line
Sakaisuji Line
Platforms 2 side platforms (Midosuji Line)
1 island platform (Sakaisuji Line)
Tracks 4 (2 on each level)
Connections via transfer at Shin-Imamiya:
JR West
 Q  Yamatoji Line
 O  Osaka Loop Line
Nankai Electric Railway
Nankai mainline symbol.svg Main Line
Nankai koya line symbol.svg Kōya Line
Hankai Tramway Hankai Line
Other information
Station code M22 (Midosuji Line)
K19 (Sakaisuji Line)
History
Opened 1938 (Midosuji Line)
1969 (Sakaisuji Line)

Dōbutsuen-mae Station (動物園前駅, Dōbutsuenmae-eki, Shinsekai) is a metro station on the Osaka Municipal Subway in Nishinari-ku, Osaka, Japan. The name in English means "in front of the zoo". It is one of the nearest stations to the Tennōji Zoo and Tsutenkaku.

The station is located close to the Shin-Imamiya station operated by JR West and Nankai Electric Railway, but no physical connection exists between these two stations.


Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

Midosuji Line platforms
Sakaisuji Line platform
Midōsuji Line
1  Midōsuji Line for Tennōji and Nakamozu
2  Midōsuji Line for Namba, Umeda, Shin-Osaka and Senri-Chūō
Sakaisuji Line
1  Sakaisuji Line to Tengachaya
2  Sakaisuji Line for Nippombashi, Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome, Awaji, Kita-Senri and Takatsuki-shi

Surroundings[edit]

Bus[edit]

Subway Dobutsuen-mae (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)
  • Route 7: for Abenobashi / for Sumiyoshigawa-nishi
  • Route 48: for Abenobashi / for Subway Suminoekoen
  • Route 52: for Abenobashi / for Namba
  • Route 80: for Abenobashi / for Tsurumachi Yonchome

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Osaka Municipal Subway Midōsuji Line (M22)
Daikokuchō (M21) - Tennōji (M23)
Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line (K19)
Ebisuchō (K18)   Local   Tengachaya (K20)
Ebisuchō (K18)   Semi-Express   Tengachaya (K20)
Extra Limited Express "Hozu": Does not stop at this station

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°38′56″N 135°30′16″E / 34.648816°N 135.504411°E / 34.648816; 135.504411