Nippori Station, Tokyo 日暮里駅
Nippori Station is a major intersection of the JR and Keisei lines. The JR Yamanote, Joban Line and Keihin-Tohoku Line and the Keisei Main Line for Ueno, Aoto, Funabashi, and Narita Airport intersect at Nippori Station. The Nippori-Toneri Liner operated by Toei runs 10km on elevated track from Nippori to Minumadai-shinsuikoen.
Shimogoinden Bridge (下御隠殿橋) at the north-west end of Nippori Station is a famous trainspotting spot for the more than 2,500 trains that pass below it daily.
Nippori Station is a short walk from Nishi-Nippori Station, which is also on the JR Yamanote Line, Nippori-Toneri Liner Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line and the Chiyoda Line of the Tokyo subway which connects with Shin-Ochanomizu Station and on to fashionable Omotesando.
Outside the main exit of Nippori Station there are a number of bus routes: #48 to Minumadai Shinsui Koen, #08 to Tobu Asakusa Station and Kinshicho Station, #22 to Mikawashima Station, Mukojima Hyakkaen Garden, and Kameido Station and the #47 to Mikawashima Station, Toritsu Kokukosen (Tokyo Metropolitan College of Aeronautical Engineering) and Minami Senju Station East Exit.
There is a large taxi rank outside the station.
A short walk from the main exit of Nippori Station is Nippori Fabric Town with a concentration of fabric and clothes shops with a real downtown Tokyo atmosphere.
Around Nippori Station
Nippori Station is very close to the Yanaka district, with its Yanaka Cemetery (very near Nippori Station), the historic temples and shrines around Yanaka's Fujimizaka, and the quaint Yanaka Ginza shopping street.