Kokusaikaikan Station

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Kokusaikaikan Station
国際会館駅
KOKUSAIKAIKAN Station No.3 Exit.JPG
Entrance No. 3 of the station
LocationSakyō-ku, Kyoto
Japan
Operated byKyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau
Line(s)Karasuma Line
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeK01
History
Opened3 June 1997 (1997-06-03)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)25,932 daily[1]

Kokusaikaikan Station (国際会館駅, Kokusai-Kaikan-eki) is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. It is the beginning of the line, and was opened on 3 June 1997.[2]

Lines[edit]

Layout[edit]

The station has an island platform serving two tracks.

1, 2  Karasuma Line for Shijo, Kyoto, Takeda and Kintetsu Nara

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K01)
Terminus - Matsugasaki (K02)

Around the station[edit]

The station name "Kokusaikaikan" refers to the Kyoto International Conference Center (国立京都国際会館, Kokuritsu Kyōto Kokusai-kaikan), the city's main conference hall where many international conventions, including the conference that created the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, are held. The center can be accessed by short walk from the station.

Bus stops[edit]

Kokusaikaikan-ekimae
  • Kyoto City Bus: Bus stop A
  • Kyoto City Bus: Bus stop B
    • Route 5, 31, 65 for Iwakura Depot
  • Kyoto Bus Co., Ltd.: Bus stop 1
    • Route 24 for Iwakura Jisso-in
    • Route 26 for Iwakura Muramatsu (part of buses run via Iwakura Shimozaichicho)
    • Route 29 for Iwakura Muramatsu via Iwakura Shinozaichicho and Nagatani Hachimangu
    • Route 45, 46 for Iwakura Muramatsu
  • Kyoto Bus Co., Ltd.: Bus stop 2
    • Route 40 for Kyoto Sangyo Daigaku-mae and Ichihara via Hokuryo Koko-mae, Kyoto Seika Daigaku-mae and Chikyuken-mae
    • Route 45 for Kyoto Station, Entsujimichi and Hakuaikai Byoin-mae
    • Route 46 for Kitaoji Station, Entsujimichi and Hakuaikai Byoin-mae
    • Route 50 for Ichihara via Hokuryo Koko-mae, Kyoto Seika Daigaku-mae and Chikyuken-mae
    • for Keihan Demachiyanagi Station via Hanazonobashi and Kawabata-dori (running only on weekdays)
    • for Takano Depot via Takaragaike Kyugijo-mae (running except weekdays)
  • Kyoto Bus Co., Ltd.: Bus stop 3
    • Route 19 for Ohara and Kodeishi via Hanazonobashi and Yase ekimae

References[edit]

  1. ^ "京都市交通事業白書" (in Japanese). Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau.
  2. ^ Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau (May 29, 2015). "京都市交通局のあゆみ~年表(沿革)~". Archived from the original on October 11, 2008. Retrieved February 7, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°03′46″N 135°47′07″E / 35.0627°N 135.7854°E / 35.0627; 135.7854