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Kyoto Tower

Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-361-3211
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Good view of Kyoto

Visited Kyoto Tower today on our first day in Kyoto. We both enjoyed getting a good view of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andrewjenny
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Hervey Bay, Australia
Great view of the city

Worth a visit. Great 360 degree views with free telescopes. Very good food hall in basement of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa H
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Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Kyoto Tower today on our first day in Kyoto. We both enjoyed getting a good view of the city and getting our bearings. Had free binoculars so you can zoom on sites. Interactive maps show you locations you will visit when in Kyoto. Worth...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit. Great 360 degree views with free telescopes. Very good food hall in basement of the building, much nicer and not as busy as those in Kyoto station vuilding

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is fine. Views are pretty good, and good that they have two decks to get view. Toilet on top is very small )go downstairs to 2nd floor in workshop area). The views are a little blocked by steelworks on outside, ie not so great for...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think it is best viewed from afar. I didnt actutally go on the observation deck. It still looks amazing landmark at night.

Thank GintamaZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was not expensive at all and the view is incredible! Perfect for sightseeing and there is suvenirs you can buy throughout the place ☺️

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As an avid Tower climber, Kyoto Tower is an absolute must do! Inexpensive and excellent 360 views of Kyoto. The many pairs of binoculars are free to use and the lookout deck is also fitted at with several interactive touch screen TV's. Do yourself a...More

1  Thank Tommy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to visit after shopping at Kyoto Station. The tower is colorfully lighted externally. The entrance fee is reasonable. Although the tower is not very tall but the nightscape of Kyoto is just beautiful especially if Kiyomizu-dera is lighted up during autumn. There...More

1  Thank Wilsonshirleyamelia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first building you will see upon alighting the Kyoto STA. You would think ancient structures will overcome you when you arrive in Kyoto but check out first the city's modernity and technological advances.

1  Thank ECLadines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tower is right across from station. Specifically came back on bullet train to Kyoto since I did not get a chance to see tower. Easily done in an hour. Although there were a lot of tourists it was not bad. Free Wi-fi that actually works....More

1  Thank Mónica M
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I have been on a few Sky Towers before, but what impressed me about Kyoto Tower the most was that it was only about 100 meters high. Unlike the higher Sky Towers you could actually see most of the landmarks of the city. And by...More

1  Thank DPVogler
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Shimogyo-ku
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
...More
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Prima S
4 December 2016|
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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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9 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.
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