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Ways to Experience Kyoto Tower
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A good place to see Kyoto's view from top. They have explanation on the board to inform you some landmarks that you could see from there. There is entrance fee to go to this place and in the end, they offer photography service with a background of Kyoto's view that you could take for a souvenir.

Thank zulfaf
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went upstairs during the sunset. It is not the best panormic view we had. can't see the shrines and the temples. just do it if you have enough time

1  Thank ghorbelma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't actually plan to go up this tower but I was doing my shopping at the Kyoto Tower Sando and saw the ticket booth so decided to go for it. One of the best decisions to go for this because the view from the tower is simply breathtaking. You can get to see 360 degree view of Kyoto. Binoculars are provided for free and they allowed you to see even further away.

Be sure to check out this place when you are in Kyoto. Anyway, you will not miss this tower because it is located right opposite to Kyoto station.

Thank aaong86
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Having visited the Tokyo tower earlier in my trip, I found the Kyoto tower to be completely underwhelming. Even though it was 7pm there seemed to be masses of kids (school groups?) which made it difficult to move around. I wouldn't have bothered had I known.

1  Thank Jenpy
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is a very impressive tower just opposite of Kyoto Station. I just go around it but did not pay to get inside the tower.

1  Thank BillNabilah
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Great views across Kyoto on a clear day. Can see right the way to Osaka. Isn't too expensive to visit for tourists. Interesting building from the outside.

1  Thank TaylorVP
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Kyoto Tower is a must see if you want to the see Kyoto from the top and get an overview of the city limits. Located next to Kyoto Station it's very easy to access.
Check the photo as they say more than words....

1  Thank Bernd E
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Good for an overview of the city upon arrival, nice view, but nothing unmissable. Maybe better during the day. The food square under the tower offers great options and variety, don't forget to check it out.

1  Thank Fernanda R
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

I went during the day because I was determined to see a bit more of Kyoto by walking around. I hear the views are great at night. Regardless, I had lots of fun. I prepaid for my ticket here, but it didn't appear like it was at all that busy when I was there. The views were still great. From the observation deck, I mapped out my next course and places to visit. There are several shrines/temples nearby. The eatery at the bottom of the tower is awesome in its own right with a large selection of foods to choose from. There is also the Yodobashi Camera nearby that sells a lot of tax free goods.

Thank billysaechao44
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

750 Yen entrance fee, its a good way to see Kyoto from above. A traditional Japanese city, the view is mix of city, landscape and garden. The floor area above is not that big so its going to be a very short tour but the vibe i very futuristic specially at night. Best time is during sunset
Estimated duration of the tour: 30 mins to 1 hr

Thank Lhon_C
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