Kawaramachi Station is the terminal of the Hankyu Kyoto Line (Hankyu Railway) in Kyoto. The underground station lies beneath the Shijō Kawaramachi intersection. Passengers may change trains from Kawamachi Station to Keihan Shijō Station, which is located beyond the Kamo River.
The real estate around Kawaramachi station at one time ranked among the most valuable in Japan before the real estate bubble burst in the early '90s.
Currently, the station connects 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.