Kyoto Station Building

Complex Facility / Commercial Facility
This is a large station building with 16 floors over and three floors underground that houses JR Kyoto Station - the entrance to Kyoto. Along with Kyoto Station itself there are a range of facilities including Hotel Granvia Kyoto, Kyoto Theater, Isetan department store, specialist shops, an art gallery, a rooftop garden, and Kyoto ramen alley. The central concourse is a roof-covered atrium, and there is a sky path 45 meters above ground. The famous 30-meter-long 171-step staircase is illuminated at night.

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Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City Shimogyo-ku Karasumaru Saltwater Road Down Le Higashi Salokoji-machi 901
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[Kyoto Station Building Information] 075-361-4401 (10:00-19:00)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Unique design
    4.0 Reviewed:2021.11.28
    The design of the building is impressive and beautiful, especially inside. Its also very big. Like any other big train stations in Japan, its a huge shopping mall with department store many...
  • This train station is so big and lots of things to do
    5.0 Reviewed:2021.09.02
    I love your the station lot of shopping’s good restaurants cafés and bakeries. One day is not enough to explore this big station, There are so much things to do here and some of the best restaurants.
  • One of the best transportation station
    5.0 Reviewed:2021.03.06
    It is organized, on time and you can inquire in a tourist center, they can provide leaflets, flyers and guides for you to use while visiting Kyoto, and they constantly update it. Aside from that the...

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