Kyoto Tower

Travel Guide - Kyoto Tower


The 131 meters-tall Kyoto Tower stands at the north side of JR Kyoto Station.
The tower was built in 1964 as the center of Kyoto's industry, culture, and tourism.
The design concept of Kyoto Tower is a lighthouse that illuminates the city of Kyoto.

From the observatory at 100 meters above the ground, visitors can enjoy the beautiful view of Kyoto City's grid-like street pattern and the mountains which surrounds Kyoto Basin.
Even Osaka City can be seen from here on a clear day.

The nine-story building under the tower is called Kyoto Tower Building and serves as the foundation for the tower.
The building houses a hotel, restaurants, and various shops that sell folk crafts and local foods.
The building also houses a public bath in the basement floor.
It is open from 7 a.m.
and convenient for visitors who arrived at Kyoto in the early morning.

Opening Hours

  • Tower: 9:00 - 21:00 *admission until 20:40
  • Public Bath: 7:00 - 20:00


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 3 minutes walk from JR Kyoto Station

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.


tukino@tukino34114971 - 2021/10/27 20:07

Kyoto Tower after the full moon
SOYu@neko_to_sengyo - 2021/10/26 21:45
☆Quin☆Star☆@QuinStar13 - 2021/10/26 11:34
2017 had heaps of in-stores, radio shows and lives^^ There were way too many memories, so just randomly picked some…
Jun@acnh_jun - 2021/10/26 09:10
@savingcapulet I took a picture with the telescope of Kyoto Tower(2017)
St Majestyk@StMajestyk - 2021/10/25 22:31
Surprised to see this display by Japanese fashion and homeware label Sou Sou near the lobby of our office tower.

Ji Seng Ng@Ji_Seng_Ng - 2021/10/25 09:28
@rf99_miss03 Hello! Is this Kyoto Tower?
Ryuji Kanno@ryuji_kanno - 2021/10/24 23:41
Why not import the entire Imperial Palace in Kyoto to NYC? The pencil tower thing is not working out for me - it wo…
기돌|Seungil Choi(スンイル)@seungil042 - 2021/10/23 20:11
Zero: Yess🏴‍☠️@Mist084 - 2021/10/21 21:42
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FAY ⚓︎ (ATZ WOO 10M)@Fayisanatiny - 2021/10/21 21:14
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Ilaria Canali@ilaria_hotaru - 2021/10/21 18:11
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Lana 🍊 loves yuyu@noona_lana - 2021/10/21 18:05
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Hope@9thATEEZ - 2021/10/21 17:53
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yohaji quotes!!@yohajibot - 2021/10/21 15:44
And you there. A boy who is your spitting image was just shouting from the top of Kyoto Tower.
K-POPグッズアカウント@bb_floppy - 2021/10/20 21:39
❣️Last call❣️

I can visit SAPPRO, Kyoto, store this weekend to get exclusive limited…
WeBase京都 ★stay&lounge★@kyoto_we - 2021/10/20 10:59
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Vesper@gl_morticia - 2021/10/19 14:00
@TOWER_Kyoto @ATEEZofficialjp I wish they would have a popup shop in America...
Ken HAYASHI@Arrows Int'l Realty@KyotoRealEstate - 2021/10/19 10:12
3-Story Block of Building on Karasuma st., with View of Kyoto Tower, for Sale near Gojo sta. in Shimogyo Ward…
The 'Postal' Lady@LethalLadyNina - 2021/10/18 03:11
@_The_Red_Widow Nina rose a brow upon the Russian with a coldly amused smirk hanging on her lips. Her office at the…
woojoongi@tzeuunvrs - 2021/10/17 17:51
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Ilaria Canali@ilaria_hotaru - 2021/10/17 11:57
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Atiny_swaggg@BadBitc18125022 - 2021/10/17 00:38
BrunoVilar1001 🍎🐥🇧🇷@BrunoVilardoNa2 - 2021/10/17 00:04
Kyoto Tower and Muruyama Park.
Good Night people.
Sleep well and see you tomorrow.
tosh@Light_of_ruby - 2021/10/16 17:20
Camellia Tea Ceremony@camelliakyoto - 2021/10/16 13:31
The 3m tall gorintō was once also known as the ‘End of Mourning Tower’ (忌明塔 'Imiake-tō') as it became customary (pa…
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tmo@flashbacksumme2 - 2021/10/16 06:53
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ivon.r@IvonWenee - 2021/10/16 00:08
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WENEE🎈@Dloosha8 - 2021/10/15 23:56
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xian 💗@IWHY0U - 2021/10/15 23:15
stan•talent@teezers_tiny - 2021/10/15 22:51
FAY ⚓︎ (ATZ DEJA VU)@Fayisanatiny - 2021/10/15 22:38
sunri🖤@jkwin7x - 2021/10/15 22:03

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YENCE B@ailicecyen - 2021/10/15 10:08
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あもこ( ˙꒳​˙ )@12/15MWAM城ホ@amoco84 - 2021/10/15 07:26
@wwamfarmgirl This is Kyoto Tower😆
I'm living in Kyoto😊
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ritsuka@ritsukaPya - 2021/10/15 01:12
Drusilla P2T@TBbeThy02 - 2021/10/14 23:52
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ちゃま@chama_jin_1204 - 2021/10/13 21:37
 Kyoto Tower
yohaji quotes!!@yohajibot - 2021/10/13 14:35
And you there. A boy who is your spitting image was just shouting from the top of Kyoto Tower.
nagacchi@hiropuri13 - 2021/10/13 11:29
パクジミンJP応援団_JIMTOBER@PARKJIMINJAPAN - 2021/10/13 10:17
Today, Kyoto Tower lights up yellow, so they inquired if it was our project
Kyoto is prohibited from lighting celeb…
Six Degree@mejswee - 2021/10/12 21:47
@_elegant_queen_ Are Yuzu’s thoughts during her walk from Kyoto Tower to Yasaka Shrine easy to understand?I actuall…
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