Gion Station (Fukuoka)

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Gion Station
祇園駅
Fukuoka Gion subway station.jpg
Exit #5
Location Hakata, Fukuoka, Fukuoka
Japan
Operated by Fukuoka City Subway
Line(s) Kūkō Line
Other information
Station code K10
History
Opened 1983/3/22
Traffic
Passengers ([1]) 5,243 daily

Gion Station (祇園駅?, Gion-eki) is a train station located in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka in Japan. Its station symbol is a person in traditional clothes, representing the famous Gion Yamakasa Festival, held in July each year.

Lines[edit]

Tracks[edit]

1  Kūkō Line for Hakata and Fukuokakūkō (Airport)
2  Kūkō Line for Tenjin, Meinohama and Chikuzen-Maebaru

Adjacent stations[edit]

Service
Kūkō Line
Nakasu-Kawabata - Hakata

Vicinity[edit]

  • Canal City Hakata
  • TVQ Kyūshū Broadcasting
  • Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce
  • Hakata Ward Office
  • Kushida Shrine
  • Tochoji Temple
  • Hakata Machiya Folk Museum

References[edit]

https://gionfestival.org/blog-ofune-boko-return/

  1. ^ Year 2006[citation needed]


Coordinates: 33°35′39″N 130°24′53″E / 33.59417°N 130.41472°E / 33.59417; 130.41472