A must-see for station lovers and railway fans! 170 carefully selected ways to walk around the world and Japan’s “great stations” that you want to visit once! Introducing amazing points and trivia related to travel with beautiful photos

Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd.
A must-see for station lovers and railway fans! 170 carefully selected ways to walk around the world and Japan’s “great stations” that you want to visit once! Introducing amazing points and trivia related to travel with beautiful photos
“Station” is the stage of meeting and parting. Spectacular scenery, unexplored areas, beautiful architecture… There are as many trips as there are stations. Chikyu no Arukikata editorial department, who has been walking around various places for many years, will explain the world you want to visit at least once, and the attractive stations full of travel in Japan, along with travel trivia.

A group company of Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. (Shinagawa,
Tokyo/President: Hiroaki Miyahara), Chikyuu no Arukikata Co., Ltd. (Shinagawa, Tokyo/President: Kunihiro Arai), has announced that “A world’s amazing station, a gem of a railway full of travel emotions. 170 Stations and Subway Stations” was released on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at bookstores nationwide and online.
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Commentary on the world’s amazing railway stations and subway stations that you want to visit once, along with travel trivia
From the popular [Chikyu no Arukikata Travel Encyclopedia Series] comes the “World Station” encyclopedia!
The editorial department of Chikyu no Arukikata, who travels around the world and walks around the world, has collected amazing stations from around the world that you would like to visit at least once. A station with a spectacular view, a station nestled in a secluded area, a station with a breathtaking exterior and interior, a station that makes you think about the weight of history… 170 train stations and subway stations carefully selected from all over the world, including Japan, are thoroughly explained with beautiful photos and trivia related to travel.
■Interview with railroad photographer Hiroshi Sakurai My top 3 best stations! [Image 2

In the opening feature, railroad photographer Hiroshi Sakurai introduces the best 3 recommended stations.
Hiroshi Sakurai, a railway photographer who knows all about railways and stations around the world, carefully selected 3 recommended stations! The third place is Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Station in Mumbai, India, which is the world’s first railway station to be registered as a World Heritage Site. Which station was chosen as the number one!?
■Stunning stations in the world that you want to visit once in a lifetime [Image 3

Gornergrat station in Switzerland. The best view of the Matterhorn is waiting for you!
We have selected beautiful stations from around the world with spectacular views that are irresistible for station lovers and travel lovers, such as stations where you can overlook the glacier, stations where you can see the sunrise, and stations that seem to float on the sea or lake.
Rothorn Kulm Station / Saltburn Cliff Station / Cologne Central Station / Okuoi Kojo Station / Ibyu Station, etc.
■ Become a station doctor!? Thorough introduction of 170 “great stations” by area!
Europe, North and South America, Oceania, Middle East/Africa, Asia, and Japan. Detailed explanations of the gem stations in each area from various aspects such as history and architecture.
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British Preservation Railway station that appeared as Hogsmeade Station in the movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” [Image 5

Toledo station in Naples, Italy, selected as one of the most beautiful subway stations in Europe
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The adventurous South American station will inspire your travels [Image 7

Kitahama Station in Hokkaido. Closest to the Sea of ​​Okhotsk, where you can see drift ice up close
In addition, there are many trivia columns that deepen your knowledge of stations, such as “stations that appear in movies”, “100 stations in the world”, and “attractive restaurants at stations”!
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The world’s 100th station is here! If you can conquer all the divisions, you might be able to realize the “world’s best station trip”?
《Example of a station listed in this book》
●Western Europe
St Pancras Station / Paris Nord Station / Amsterdam Central Station / Antwerp Central Station / Zurich Central Station / Hungerburg Station / Leipzig Central Station etc.
● Southern Europe
Milan Central Station / Roma Termini Station / Valencia Nord Station / Atocha Station / Oriente Station / São Bento Station, etc.
●Northern and Eastern Europe
Prague Central Station / Budapest West Railway Station / T-Centralen Station / Kjosfossen Station / Helsinki Central Station / Copenhagen Central Station / Vladivostok Station / Zoloty Volota Station, etc. ●North and South America
WTC Transportation Hub Station / Toronto Union Station / Luz Station / Retiro Station / La Raya Station, etc.
●Oceania
Dunedin Station / Flinders Street Station / Southern Cross Station etc. Middle East/Africa
Sirkeci Station / DMCC Station / Marrakech Station / Maputo Central Station etc. ●Asia
Darjeeling Station/Kamlapur Station/Dalat Station/Hua Hin
Station/Kuala Lumpur Station/Yangon Central Station/Expo MRT Station/Beijing West Station/Taipei Station/Cultural Station Seoul 284, etc.
● Japan
Tokyo Station/Kanazawa Station/Mojiko Station/Kareigawa Station/Doai Station/Shimonada Station/Kita-Funaoka Station/Koboro Station/Kitahama Station/Omigawa Station/Hitachi Station, etc.
■ Media overview
– Book title: How to walk the earth Travel book series W20
Amazing stations around the world 170 gems of train stations and subway stations full of travel
●Written by: Chikyu no Arukikata Editing Room
Price: 1,980 yen (main unit 1,800 yen + tax 10%)
Released on October 11, 2022 at bookstores nationwide and online bookstores – Electronic version: Yes
ISBN: 978-4-05-801817-0
Publisher: Chikyu no Arukikata Co., Ltd.
Publisher: Gakken Co., Ltd.
Chikyu no Arukikata: https://www.arukikata.co.jp/guidebook/
[Click here to purchase this book online]
・Amazon https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4058018178
・ Rakuten Books https://books.rakuten.co.jp/rb/17128452
・Gakken Publishing site https://hon.gakken.jp/book/2080181700 ・ How to walk the earth https://www.arukikata.co.jp/guidebook/series/w/W20 [ Electronic version ]
・ Kindle https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B0BH4DDVQF/
・ Rakuten Kobo https://books.rakuten.co.jp/rk/ab8d58c1c51333f4b082f859fb431b1f/ ・ honto https://honto.jp/ebook/pd_32020678.html?cid=ip_hb_crs_01 Details about this release:
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