A distinctive Kyoto landmark built in 1964 and situated directly in front of Kyoto station, this 131-meter-high, slim orange and white tower, resembling a torch, is generally panned by guidebook writers, but illuminated at night it serves as a truly handy location device. Inside are an observation platform, souvenir shop, hotel and a large bathhouse, plus an assortment of weird and wonderful amusements and arcade games.
- Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:00 AM to 08:30 PM
Photo Spots / Photography, Attractions & Landmarks, Sports and the Outdoors
- Nearest Train: Kyoto/ City Subway