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Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station

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Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station

Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station (京都市役所前駅 Kyōto shiyakusho-mae eki) is a stop on the Tozai Line of Kyoto Municipal Subway in Kyoto, Japan. It is in Nakagyo-ku. With the station number designation T12, its station color is kara kurenai. Because it lies beneath the Kawaramachi-Oike intersection, the station also carries signs with the name Kawaramachi Oike.

The station has one island platform serving two tracks. Most trains of the Keihan Railway Keishin Line make their last stop at Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae before reversing direction.

The station, the name of which means "in front of City Hall," is the closest to the offices of Kyoto's city government. The Honnō-ji was rebuilt nearby, rather than at its original location, following the Incident at Honnōji. Also in the vicinity is the Kyoto office of the Bank of Japan.


  • an island platform with 2 tracks under Oike Dori and Kawaramachi Dori.
1  Tōzai Line for Karasuma Oike and Uzumasa Tenjingawa
2  Tōzai Line for Misasagi, Rokujizō and (Keihan Railway Keishin Line) Hamaōtsu


  • Kyoto City Hall
  • Ktoyo City Fire Department
  • Honno-ji
  • Bank of Japan Kyoto Office
  • Zest Oike
  • the site of the Ikedaya Inn
  • The Kyoto Hotel Okura
  • Kyoto Royal Hoted & Spa (Ishin Hotels Group)
  • Teramachi Dori
  • Shimadzu Memorial Hall

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Kyōtō Municipal Subway Tōzai Line (T12)
Sanjo Keihan (T11) - Karasuma Oike (T13)

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