A Kyoto landmark- 📍Kyoto Tower, Kyoto
Kyoto Tower at night
Kyoto Tower was built in 1964. It’s in a great location as it is just a 2-minute walk from Kyoto Station and is popular with tourists as a start point for sightseeing in Kyoto.
The landmark Kyoto Tower in the distance
The view from Kyoto Tower
At 131m tall, it’s the tallest building in Kyoto city. From the view point, you can get a 360-degree view of the cityscape of Kyoto. You can also see other landmarks such as Kiyomizu-dera temple and Mount Hiei. At night, the view is extra special with the whole city lit up.
View from the tower at night
Activities within Kyoto Tower
The basement and the first two floors of the building are commercial facilities where you can enjoy Kyoto restaurants and shopping. There is also the opportunity to experience additional Japanese culture unique to Kyoto in the tower, such as buying souvenirs, making Japanese sweets, making sushi, and even renting a kimono.
Kyoto Tower during the day