Matsuyama-shi Station 松山市駅

Takashimaya Station Entrance

Entrance to Matsuyama-shi Station below the Takashimaya Department Store.

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Matsuyama-shi Station (as known as Matsuyama City Station or shieki) is the other major railway station in Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku along with JR Matsuyama Station.

Matsuyama-shi Station (also known as Matsuyama City Station or "shieki") is the other major railway station in Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku along with JR Matsuyama Station.

Matsuyama-shi Station is nearer to the center of town and its attractions including Matsuyama Castle.

Matsuyama-shi Station is a much more imposing structure than JR Matsuyama Station as it is built into a large Takashimaya department store with a Ferris wheel on top and the underground shopping arcade Matsuchika Town below. Matsuyama-shi Station is the older of the two stations having opened in 1888.

Matsuyama City Station is the terminus for rail, tram, and bus services of Iyo Railway (Iyotetsudo), the first private railway company to operate on Shikoku and the third private railway to run trains in Japan.

Matsuyama-shi Station Trains

Matsuyama-shi Station has Iyotetsudo trains running on three lines. The 9.4km Takahama Line to Takahama, the 13.2km line to Yokogawara and the 10.7km Gunchu Line to Gunchuko (Gunchu Port).

Matsuyama City Station is also a station on three of Iyotetsudo's five tram lines that circuit the city. The next stop from Matsuyama City Station, Minami-Horibata is on all five lines.

Matsuyama Station Entrance

Iyotetsu Matsuyama-shi Station

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