Hanzomon is the name of a gate to the Imperial Palace, Tokyo, located on the Palace’s western side in the Kojimachi district of Chiyoda ward. The nearby Ichibancho district, just north of Kojimachi, is a much sought-after residential district, and while Kojimachi is more business oriented than residential, Kojimachi too has some stylish shopping and a lot of restaurants.
|Exit 4 of Hanzomon Station, south of Shinjuku-dori Avenue, Tokyo.|
Hanzomon Station opened in December 1982.
Taking the Hanzomon line from Hanzomon station will get you as far as Oshiage (the Tokyo Skytree station), eastwards, in 21 minutes, or Shibuya, westwards, in 9 minutes.
|Mosaic inside Hanzomon Station of the nearby Hanzomon Gate of the Imperial Palace, Tokyo.|
Exits 1 and 2 are south of Shinjuku-dori Avenue, all the others are north of it. Exits 4 and 5 have elevators to street level. There is an elevator in the center of the platform (B3 level), and an escalator at each end of the platform, to the ticket wicket (B2 level), as well as stairs.
|Platform of Hanzomon Station, Kojimachi, Tokyo.|
Both toilets, on the B2 level, are wheelchair friendly, and have diaper-changing facilities.
There is an ATM near exits 1 and 2, on the B2 (ticket wicket) level.
According to the latest available figures, approximately 80,000 people alight from trains at Hanzomon Station every day, and about half that number board trains there.
|Exit 2 of Hanzomon Station, Kojimachi, by night.|
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