An origin of Otsuka
An origin of place name of Otsuka comes from the time there
was a big mound literally. It is assumed that DOHKAN OHTA made a
mound as sightseeing stand to put up s signal. It is said that this was
a milestone of Oushiyu highway. It is a station of only Yamate
Line intersecting Street car currently. Seibu
Ikebukuro Line needed with Ikebukuro currentlyas the starting point,there
was an idea to do Otsuka at first with the starting point, and Otsuka was
full. Local inhabitants objected to the plan, and Ikebukuro became the starting
point station of Seibu Ikebukuro Line. In about 1958, there was built the
fifth floor department store in front of Otsuka station, and there was a
private supplementary school named Yotsuya-Otsuka cramming school in the
department store, and I went.
I remember that I took vehicle which turned around in an amusement park of the roof of department store many times .
Link to the station when have
you click the station name of Yamate Line.
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