Gojo Station (Kyoto Municipal Subway) (五条駅 (京都市営地下鉄))

Gojo Station, located in Osaka-cho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, is a stop on the Karasuma Line, which is operated by Kyoto Municipal Subway. The station number is K10.

Station layout

Situated in the underground of the crossing between Karasuma-dori and Gojo-dori streets, this station has an island platform that serves two tracks. Two entrance/exit gates are provided--one on the north side and the other on the south side--but only the north entrance/exit gate is manned.

Station surroundings

Higashi Hongan-ji Temple (Shin-shu Hombyo)
The headquarters of IFUL Corporation
Kyoshin Co., Ltd.
The Shimogyo tax office
The Kyoto City Shotoku Junior High School
The Gojo Higashinotoin post office
The Higashi-Honganji-mae post office
The Gojo police station (placed at the midpoint between Shijo Station and Gojo Station.)
Karasuma-dori Street (national routes 367 and 24)
Gojo-dori Street (national routes 1 and 9)

Gojo Station (Keihan) on the Keihan Main Line is located approximately 800 meters from this station. This distance is shorter compared to that between the subway Shijo Station and Keihan Shijo Station which is approximately 1,100 meters. The name of Gojo Station on the Keihan Line was scheduled to be changed to Kiyomizu-gojo Station within the fiscal 2008.

History

May 29, 1981: This station was established when the Karasuma Line started operating between Kitaoji and Kyoto.

April 1, 2007: PiTaPa (ICOCA) became usable.

Adjacent stations

Kyoto Municipal Subway
Karasuma Line
Shijo Station (Kyoto Municipal Subway) (K09) - Gojo Station (K10) - Kyoto Station (K11)