Kyoto Tower (131 meters)
The Kyoto Tower rises to the sky in front of Kyoto Station. From the observation deck at 100 meters above the ground, visitors enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of the city of Kyoto. On a clear day, visitors can see as far as Osaka. The Tower character, Towawa-chan, who was born to commemorate it's 40th anniversary makes an appearance in the observation deck on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
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Operator Keihan Hotels & Resorts
Opening date December 28, 1964
Architect Mamoru Yamada
Structural type Monocoque construction (cylindrical)
Purpose Tourism
Observation platform Admission fee:
770 yen for adults
620 yen for high school students
520 yen for elementary and junior high school students
150 yen for infants (3 years or older)
Access JR Kyoto Station
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Tower character

Tawawa-chan

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