is a railway station in the Asakusa
is a district in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, most famous for the Sensō-ji, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. There are several other temples in Asakusa, as well as various festivals.- History :...
district of Taito, Tokyo
is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. In English, it calls itself Taito City.As of April 1, 2011, the ward has an estimated population of 168,909, with 94,908 households, and a population density of 16,745.86 persons per km². The total area is 10.08 km².-History:The ward was founded...
The Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station
Asakusa Station is a train station of the Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company located in the Asakusa district of Taito, Tokyo, Japan...
is located about 600 m to the west.
The Tobu Railway terminal is a surface station that occupies a portion of the Matsuya Department Store.
The station is used by local and limited express trains. Although Asakusa is the most "central" terminal of the Isesaki Line, it is connected to the next major terminal, Kita-Senju Station
is a railway station in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan.Kita-Senju is the second-busiest station on the Tobu Railway and Tokyo Metro networks...
, by a length of track with sharp curves, beginning with the first stretch leaving the station, where trains have to turn 90 degrees to the right at a maximum speed of 15 km/h to cross the Sumida River
The is a river which flows through Tokyo, Japan. It branches from the Arakawa River at Iwabuchi and flows into Tokyo Bay. Its tributaries include the Kanda and Shakujii rivers....
. In part due to the station's somewhat awkward location, many express and semi-express services on the Isesaki Line run through Kita-Senju to the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line
The is a subway line owned and operated by Tokyo Metro located in Tokyo, Japan.-Overview:The 16.8 km line serves the wards of Shibuya, Minato, Chiyoda, Chūō, Kōtō and Sumida. Hanzōmon Line trains run through onto the Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line from Shibuya Station and the Tōbu Isesaki Line from...
and Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
The is a metro line owned and operated by Tokyo Metro located in Tokyo, Japan. The line was named after the district of Hibiya, under which it passes.-Overview:The Hibiya Line runs between in Meguro and in Adachi...
rather than continue to Asakusa.
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There is a connecting passage from the Tobu station to the Tokyo Metro Station, and a connecting passage from the Tokyo Metro Station to the Toei Station. However, there is no direct connecting passage from the Toei Station to the Tobu station, passengers wishing to transfer between the two stations have to walk at street level.
Today's Tokyo Metro Asakusa Station was one of the first underground stations in Japan, opening in 1927 as the eastern terminal of the Tokyo Underground Railway to , which was later extended to become the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
The is a subway line located in Tokyo, Japan. It is part of the of Tokyo Metro network. The official name is . It is 14.3 km long and serves the wards of Shibuya, Minato, Chūō, Chiyoda, and Taitō....
The Tobu Railway terminal opened in 1931 as "Asakusa Kaminarimon Station", and was renamed "Asakusa Station" in 1945.
The Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei) Asakusa station opened in 1960 as part of the Toei Asakusa Line
from Oshiage Station
Oshiage Station is a train station located at the Oshiage-eki-mae intersection of Metropolitan Routes 453 and 465 in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan...
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!colspan=5|Toei Asakusa Line
!colspan=5|Tokyo Metro Ginza Line