Kokkai-gijidō-mae Station

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Kokkai-gijidomae Station

国会議事堂前駅
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Station ticket barriers
Location Chiyoda, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by Tokyo Metro
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms (Marunouchi Line)
1 island platform (Chiyoda Line)
Tracks 4 (2 on each level)
Connections Ginza Line and Namboku Line at Tameike-Sanno
Construction
Depth 37.9 m (124 ft) (Chiyoda Line platform)
Other information
Station code C-07, M-14
History
Opened 1959

Kokkai-gijidomae Station (国会議事堂前駅, Kokkai-gijidō-mae-eki) is a subway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. It is located adjacent to the National Diet Building (Kokkai-gijidō in Japanese).

Lines[edit]

Kokkai-gijidomae Station is served by the following lines.

The station is also connected by underground passageways to Tameike-Sanno Station, which is served by the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line and Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, and it is possible to transfer between the two stations without passing through the ticket gates.

Station layout[edit]

Chiyoda Line platform

The Chiyoda Line platforms are 37.9 m underground, making this station the deepest in the Tokyo Metro network (although a number of stations on the Toei Oedo Line are farther underground).


1  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Shinjuku and Ogikubo
2  Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Ōtemachi, and Ikebukuro
3  Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Omotesandō, Yoyogi-Uehara
Odakyu Tama Line for Karakida
4  Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line for Ōtemachi, Ayase
Joban Line for Abiko and Toride

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M-14)
Akasaka-mitsuke (M-13) Kasumigaseki (M-15)
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (C-07)
Akasaka (C-06) Kasumigaseki (C-08)

History[edit]

The Marunouchi Line platforms in 1977

The station first opened on March 15, 1959, as a station on the Marunouchi Line. The Chiyoda Line platforms opened on October 20, 1972, and the Namboku Line platforms opened on September 30, 1997. It also became possible to transfer to the Ginza and Namboku lines via a passageway to the newly opened Tameike Sannō Station.[when?]

Surrounding area[edit]

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 35°40′27″N 139°44′43″E / 35.674119°N 139.745246°E / 35.674119; 139.745246