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is a railway station in Sumida, Tokyo
is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. It calls itself Sumida City in English.As of 2008, the ward has an estimated population of 240,296 and a density of 17,480 persons per km²...
, Japan, operated by Tobu Railway
is a Japanese commuter railway company in the Greater Tokyo Area as well as an intercity and regional operator in the Kantō region. It operates in Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Tochigi, and Gunma Prefectures...
The station is served by the Tōbu Isesaki Line
from Asakusa Station in Tokyo to Isesaki
Isesaki Station is a railway station of East Japan Railway and Tōbu Railway in Isesaki, Gunma, Japan.-Lines:*East Japan Railway **Ryōmō Line*Tōbu Railway**Isesaki Line-External links:...
in Gunma Prefecture
is a prefecture of Japan located in the northwest corner of the Kantō region on Honshu island. Its capital is Maebashi.- History :The remains of a Paleolithic man were found at Iwajuku, Gunma Prefecture, in the early 20th century and there is a public museum there.Japan was without horses until...
. It is located 3.2 km from Asakusa Station.
Higashi-Mukōjima Station has two platforms serving two tracks.
The station first opened on 1 April 1902 as , but operations were suspended from 15 July 1905, and the station was formally closed from 4 April 1908. It reopened as on 1 October 1923 following urban regrowth after the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake
The struck the Kantō plain on the Japanese main island of Honshū at 11:58:44 am JST on September 1, 1923. Varied accounts hold that the duration of the earthquake was between 4 and 10 minutes...
. On 12 December 1987, the station was renamed Higashi-Mukōjima Station.
- Tobu Museum
The is a railway museum in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It opened in May 1989, and is operated by Tobu Railway.The museum was closed from January 2009 until June 2009 for refurbishment. It reopened on 22 July 2009.-Exhibits:...
, located beneath the elevated station and tracks, with viewing windows located beneath the platforms
- Mukōjima Hyakkaen, flower garden dating from the Edo period
The , or , is a division of Japanese history which was ruled by the shoguns of the Tokugawa family, running from 1603 to 1868. The political entity of this period was the Tokugawa shogunate....
- Tokyo Metropolitan Sumidagawa High School
- Route 6 (Mito Kaidō
was an old kaidō in Japan and a subroute to the Edo Five Routes. It was built to connect Edo with Mito in modern-day Ibaraki Prefecture. Travelers from Edo called it Mito Kaidō, but travelers from Mito called it Edo Kaidō. The kaidō's path is traced by the modern National Route 6.-Tokyo:-Chiba...
- Meiji Dōri