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Kyoto Tower

Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-361-3211
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It looks good on outside only

Again, this is an attraction best to look at it from the outside only. We went and paid to view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hong Kong, China
FABULOUS Views of Kyoto!

The Kyoto Tower is conveniently located close to the Kyoto Train Station in a clean modern building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dale H
Tillamook, Oregon
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Karasuma Shichijo sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-361-3211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Again, this is an attraction best to look at it from the outside only. We went and paid to view from the top at the best hours of sunset until night time. Nothing really amazing for what you paid. I did think that you should...More

Thank wiseguy1282005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Kyoto Tower is conveniently located close to the Kyoto Train Station in a clean modern building with countless shops. The ticket to ride an elevator to the viewing level at 100 meters up is inexpensive and the ride is a short one. Don't miss...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower itself is really pretty on the exterior especially at night when it's lighted up. The admission ticket is 770 yen if you purchase at the counter, or 700 yen if you book in advance online. I highly recommend purchasing the ticket to go...More

1  Thank DongZheng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think this would be worth a full value ticket. We got discounted tickets through our hotel, so decided to check it out. It was fairly crowded at the top. Also, it is not 100% stroller friendly. We had no problems getting it to...More

Thank asiatravel2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on to the top in the evening, Kyoto is having another blast in the cover of the night, you can walk 360 degrees and see every single angle of Kyoto, it is a wonderful experience.

Thank J G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you arrive in Kyoto by JR train from Kansai Airport or Shinkansen from Tokyo, you can't miss Kyoto Tower as it is immediately facing you when you exit Kyoto Station. If you are ever in the area, it is definitely worth the Y770 for...More

Thank Peter320318
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to to go up kyoto tower as we were in the area.It's not expensive to enter,¥770. Although its not not the tallest building in world its probably the tallest in kyoto.The views from the top are awsome,you can even see osaka castle.You can see...More

Thank nickb298
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It cost just over £5 each to visit this attraction. It is not particularly tall and the viewing platform is tiny in comparison to many we have visited but still afforded good views of the city through mainly clean glass (that was a bonus). They...More

Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 16 August 2017

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 23 July 2017

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

Thank LadyDi1162
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.