Kyoto Tower

Take in the views of the ancient city of Kyoto from the observation deck 100m above ground level

Take in the views of the ancient city of Kyoto from the observation deck 100m above ground level

Time from the hotel: Train and walkapprox. 19 minutes / Carapprox. 10 minutes

Directly in front of Kyoto Station, the 131-meter-high Kyoto Tower is a great place to take in the cityscape. It was built as a lighthouse overlooking landlocked Kyoto. It is the tallest building in the city, and the perfect place to take in the 360-degree seasonal panorama of the ancient city from the observation deck 100 meters above ground-level.

The third basement floor contains a public bathhouse where you can soothe the fatigue of your travels. Also, you can enjoy restaurants, bars, knick knacks, sweets and other traditional Kyoto fare.

NameKyoto Tower
Address721-1 Higashishiokoji-cho, Karasuma-dori Shichijo Sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Tel +81 75 361 3215

Operating hours and closing dates may change without notice. Please contact each facility to confirm availability before your visit.

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  • Arashiyama (Arashiyama Station)

    Arashiyama (Arashiyama Station)

    The view from Togetsukyo bridge is exceptional; one of the most famous places in Kyoto that attracts visitors from around the globe

    Time from the hotel: approx. 25 minutes by train and foot

  • Matsunoo Taisha Shrine

    Matsunoo Taisha Shrine

    Famous as the god of sake. The Matsuo Matsuri, held in spring, is a traditional ritual that originated in the 9th century

    Time from the hotel: approx. 26 minutes by train and foot / approx. 24 minutes by car
    Recommended seasons: Spring

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