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
Location Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Japan
Operated by Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau
Line(s) Karasuma Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code K01
History
Opened 3 June 1997 (1997-06-03)

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.[1]

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. ^ Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau (May 29, 2015). "京都市交通局のあゆみ~年表(沿革)~". 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