Kōrakuen Station

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Kōrakuen Station
Korakuen Sta 20060304.JPG
Korakuen Station exterior, March 2006
Location 1-2-3 Kasuga, Bunkyō, Tokyo
Operated by Tokyo Metro
Other information
Station code M-22, N-11
Opened 1954

Kōrakuen Station (後楽園駅 Kōrakuen-eki?) is a subway train station in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is directly connected by an underground pedestrian passage to the Toei-operated Kasuga Station. It is integrated with the Tokyo Dome City complex and the Bunkyō ward capitol building.


Kōrakuen Station is served by the following lines:

Nearby Kasuga Station, connected by a pedestrian passageway, is served by the following lines.


The Marunouchi Line platforms (1 to 2) consist of two side platforms serving two tracks on the second-floor ("2F") level, and the Namboku Line platforms (3 to 4) consist of an island platform serving two deep-level tracks on the sixth basement ("B6F") level.


1  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Tokyo and Ogikubo
2  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ikebukuro
3  Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Akabane-iwabuchi
4  Tokyo Metro Namboku Line for Meguro

From March 2015, the Namboku Line platforms use the tune "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" as the departure melody, chosen as the nearby Tokyo Dome is used for baseball games.[1]

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M-22)
Hongō-Sanchōme (M-21) - Myōgadani (M-23)
Tokyo Metro Namboku Line (N-11)
Iidabashi (N-10) - Tōdaimae (N-12)


Kōrakuen Station opened on 20 January 1954 on the Marunouchi Line.[2] The Namboku Line platforms opened on 26 March 1996.[2]

From 13 March 2015, the tune "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was used as the departure melody for the Namboku Line platforms.[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

Bunkyo Ward Office building


  1. ^ a b 南北線の発車メロディをリニューアル!各駅に新しい発車メロディを導入します [Namboku Line departure melodies updated! New melodies to be introduced at each station] (PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. 2 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  2. ^ 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. pp. 214–216. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

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Coordinates: 35°42′26″N 139°45′05″E / 35.70734°N 139.751303°E / 35.70734; 139.751303