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Kyoto Tower

Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-361-3211
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Great view over the city

This tower provides you with a magnificant view over Kyoto. I would advise two visits: one during... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Great view of Kyoto

This was a cool place to see the entire city from up high. The price of 770 yen/adult was very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-361-3211
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This tower provides you with a magnificant view over Kyoto. I would advise two visits: one during the daytime and one in the evening. The view appears to be quite different but in both cases highly interesting. There are good explanation displays (also in English)...More

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a cool place to see the entire city from up high. The price of 770 yen/adult was very inexpensive.

Thank LadyDi1162
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can find this tower in front of the kyoto bus terminal or exit from kyoto train station. I just looked from outside before taking a bus to the next location. Hehe

Thank NadiraLatif
Reviewed 13 July 2017

if you have a bad day for weather , your money will be goes to rubbish Recommend to Goverment building building 45th south observatory looking

1  Thank Cihan B
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This tower is famous in kyoto. They said kyoto is a city with thousand temple. The tower itself shape like candle.

Thank Edwin L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

From this top, we may watch a 360 panoramic view of Kyoto with some sights of neighboring cities at a stone's throw like Osaka castle.

Thank Phạm H
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It was fun to visit the Kyoto Tower up close. It is a touristy location with a lot of people in the area.

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Since Kyoto has little tall buildings, even a observatory at 100 meters, gets you a nice view of Kyoto city. 700 yen to access to observatory deck, and opens at 9:00 am. Tower get a nice lighting at night, so a good moment to take...More

Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We visited there almost end of our Kyoto trip, but I regretted that why we did not visit there first day. First of all, the tower locates in front of Kyoto station, so if you have enough time to check in your hotel. Please visit...More

Thank Ayako I
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Good view on a clear day. Clean and pleasant. Our hotel gave us discount coupon for the visit. The basement food stalls have nice snacks which you can try before purchase. Worth visiting especially if you are in the area.

Thank PLandT
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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5 December 2016|
Response from mat_mak | Reviewed this property |
It's already closed. A shopping mall, Kyoto Avanti in Hotel Kyoto Grande which is located in South side of the Kyoto station has Daiso shop.
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10 February 2015|
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Response from KishorePin2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Kyoto tower is just opposite Kyoto JR/Shikanshen station. Come out of the station and you will see the tower.