Welcome to Kyoto Tower,
a landmark of Kyoto and
the world's tallest non steel-frame construction!
Kyoto Tower is the tallest construction in the city of Kyoto and features the Observation Deck located 100 meters above the ground, commanding a panoramic view of the city. Kyoto shows different townscapes depending on the hour and season.
The tower symbolizes a lighthouse illuminating the landlocked city of Kyoto.
KANSAI TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER KYOTO
Business hours 10:00~18:00 < Closed from 30 December to 3 January. >
The Kansai Tourist Information Center Kyoto has opened in June 2015 exclusively for foreign tourists.
It offers a range of services to meet the needs of people from overseas to Japan, and provides good quality of assistance for making more pleasant and memorable trip. Based on the concept of "a showcase for Kansai," we're hoping it will become a central source for information on the attractions and culture of the various areas in Kyoto and the Kansai region, as well as the latest trends, recommended products and Japanese culture.
There are various styles of restaurants, including TOWER TERRACE that serves dishes featuring fresh vegetables and seasonal ingredients, as well as Chinese restaurant TOH-EN and Japanese restaurant FUSHIMI. We will be waiting for you at Kyoto Tower restaurants.
Public Bathhouse "YUU"
Kyoto Tower Building has a large public bath on B3F. The opening hours are 7:00-22:00 (last entry 21:30). Items offered are free soap, shampoo, rinse, cosmetics and hair dryers. Bath towel rental is available for 100 yen each. Discount tickets are offered to guests staying at the hotel.
Sky Lounge "KUU" -Bar-
A glass-paneled lounge at the base of the tower.
Enjoy your time with a night view of Kyoto.
Sky lounge "KUU" is a cafe and bar where guests can enjoy a wonderful view from 45 meters above the ground.
Business hours 15:00-23:00 (LO/22:30)
*It's open from 12:00 only weekends and holidays.
World Heritage Sites and National Treasures seen from Kyoto Tower
Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Toji Temple and Chion-in Temple-Kyoto has Japan's most famous temples and shrines that many of you may have already visited. However, Kyoto Tower Observation Deck is the only place where you can look at them from 100 meters above the ground!
Kyoto Tower as a base for sightseeing in Kyoto
Kyoto Tower has directly connected to the JR and subway lines through the underground passage. From here, you can get to all tourist spots in Kyoto.
One of the most famous temples in Kyoto, established in 798. The main hall with the particularly well-known Stage of Kiyomizu commands a wide view over the city of Kyoto. Registered as a World Heritage Site.
A nationally-designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty that attracts many tourists. Especially known as the best spot to enjoy cherry blossoms and autumn leaves. The Togetsu-kyo Bridge over the Katsura River that runs through Arashiyama is the symbol of the area.