Kawaramachi Station is the terminal station of the Hankyu Kyoto
Line of Hankyu Railway in Kyoto, Japan
. The Kawaramachi and Shijo streets cross over the underground station. Gion-Shijo Station on the Keihan Railway Keihan Line is located beyond the Kamo River
The area adound the station (Shijō Kawaramachi) is one of commercial centers of Kyoto. The real estate around the station is the most valuable in Kyoto.The station is attached underground to department stores such as Takashimaya, which has an eclectic food market on its basement floor. The station also connects underground to Karasuma Station
The station opened on June 17, 1963. Before the opening of Kawaramachi Station and Karasuma Station, the Hankyu Kyoto Line terminated at Ōmiya Station.There is an island platform with three tracks underground.