Sembayashi Station

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Sembayashi
千林
Keihan Sembayashi Station 001.JPG
Entrance of the station
Location Sembayashi Itchome, Asahi, Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市旭区千林一丁目)
Japan
Coordinates 34°43′27.2″N 135°33′18.4″E / 34.724222°N 135.555111°E / 34.724222; 135.555111Coordinates: 34°43′27.2″N 135°33′18.4″E / 34.724222°N 135.555111°E / 34.724222; 135.555111
Operated by Keihan Electric Railway
Line(s) Keihan Main Line
Connections
History
Opened 1910
Traffic
Passengers ([1]) 10,686 daily

Sembayashi Station (千林駅 Senbayashi-eki?) is a train station on the Keihan Electric Railway Keihan Main Line located in Asahi-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

Opened in 1910, the station is famous for its long covered shopping street known as the Sembayashi Shōtengai. The shopping street even has a theme song that can be heard as you walk along the covered part of the street. Sembayashi-Ōmiya Station can be found at the other end of the shopping street.

The first Daiei store opened near this station. Some of the favorite stores have been the Kadoya Ice Cream Parlor, a popular hangout for students of the nearby high school.

Layout[edit]

  • The station has 2 side platforms serving a track each on the 2nd level, outside of the inner tracks.
1  Keihan Line for Moriguchishi, Hirakatashi, Sanjo and Demachiyanagi
2  Keihan Line for Kyobashi, Yodoyabashi and Nakanoshima

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Keihan Main Line
Morishōji   Local   Takii
Others: Does not stop at this station

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics of Osaka Prefecture. Averaged 5,337 entries plus 5,349 exits in fiscal year 2007.