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Kyoto Tower Daiyokujo Yuu

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Address: 721-1 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Very conveniently located sento

This place is located across the street from Kyoto Station so you can relax after or before traveling. You pay at the entrance using a vending machine. I went early in the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Saesar
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place is located across the street from Kyoto Station so you can relax after or before traveling. You pay at the entrance using a vending machine. I went early in the morning and there was a line. It took some extra seconds to figure out where to click. As I said, I visited early in the morning so you... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

There is better out there for sure but it is still a genuine Onsen/ public bath experience (I am unsure if there are specific criteria for each) and seems mainly frequented by locals. There are no electric or jet stream baths here as in other similar establishments we have tried so it is average to be fair.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Nice to relax after a long day of sightseeing. Conveniently located next to Kyoto Station, it was just perfect to have a quick and refreshing brake before carrying on with my travel.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

After a long day at the flea market in Kyoto this was a welcome respite! It was easy to find. There is a machine right outside the entry where you purchase your tickets. It was 750 yen per person, plus 100 yen extra for a large towel. There was soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and even body oil. What a great... More 

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San Mateo, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Located in basement 3F of Kyoto Tower. This onsen or hot spring is very convenient. Opens from 7 am to 10 pm. There is a discount for hotel guest if you happen to stay at the Kyoto Tower Hotel. I purchased my ticket from the machine right outside the onsen. 750 yen for weekday and 890 yen for weekends/ holiday.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

This was my first visit to a Japanese baths so I was a bit nervous that I would cause offence. I went in and remove my shoes and socks and was given a little towel and then went into the single sex changing rooms . Then I undressed and entered the baths and and a very nice and thorough shower.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

This sento cost 750 yen per entry which included small towels and soaps. These will helps as I don't need to prepare my towel and soap. Is a good experience to try Japanese way of public bath. The only thing is you have to go into the hot pool slowly. It's very hot, hotter than Arima Onsen I went. Just... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

If you need a shower during your trip, you find a public bath at a very convenient location. Kyoto Tower is just in front of the Kyoto JR station. Price is 750 yen (towel included, bath towel needs an extra 100 yen) which seems a bit high, but you can refresch yourself here. It opens 07:00 to 20:30 dairy. Buy... More 

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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 with Kyoto Station itself being a modern mega-complex and an architectural marvel, this neighborhood is one of the most contemporary and energetic areas that the city has to offer. Buildings here look futuristic, and huge department stores, shopping arcades, and public meeting spaces provide every possible convenience. It is also nearly the only place in Kyoto where rooftop dining and socializing is available, completing its modern tone.
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