Matsue English Garden Mae Station

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Matsue English Garden Mae Station

Matsue English Garden Mae Station (松江イングリッシュガーデン前駅, Matsue Ingurisshu Gāden mae Eki) is a railway station operated by Ichibata Electric Railway, located in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.

Station name[edit]

Matsue English Garden

This station was called Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum Mae Station (ルイス・C.ティファニー庭園美術館前駅, Ruisu Shī Tifanī Teien Bijutsukan-mae Eki) which consists of 18 letters and punctuation marks and is written with 23 kana (both countings exclude eki or "Station"), was the longest in Japan. On April 2, 2001, the station originally called Furue Station (古江駅, Furue Eki) was renamed to the long name as the Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum, a museum for the works of Louis Comfort Tiffany, was to open near the station. The station name was changed to current name, on May 21, 2007 as the museum closed on March 31, 2007.[1]

As of May 2007, The longest station name in Japan is currently Minamiaso Mizu-no-Umareru-Sato Hakusui-Kōgen Station on the Minami Aso Railway in Kumamoto Prefecture.

This station serves Matsue English garden. Address 330-1, Nishi-hamasada-cho, Matsue-City, Shimane-Prefecture Access 5 minutes walk from Matsue English Garden mae station of Ichibata Railway Opening hours Apr.-Sept. 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Entry by 5:00 p.m.) Oct.- Mar. 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Entry by 4:00 p.m.) Admission Free Tel 0852-36-3030


Station layout[edit]

There is an island platform. There are no staff on this station. 

Adjacent stations[edit]

Matsue-Shinjiko Onsen   Kita-Matsue Line   Asahigaoka
Matsue-Shinjiko Onsen Express Asahigaoka
Matsue-Shinjiko Onsen Izumo Taisha Aikamachi
Limited Express: Does not stop at this station


  1. ^ Ichibata Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (2007-04-25). ルイス・C.ティファニー庭園美術館前駅の駅名変更について (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-04-27. 

Coordinates: 35°28′38″N 133°00′14″E / 35.477344°N 133.004°E / 35.477344; 133.004