Neighborhood in Kyoto:

Kyoto Station

About Kyoto Station

Kyoto Station is the main transportation hub of Kyoto. Several railway lines such as JR, Subway and Kintetsu join here. It is also the second largest commercial shopping center after Kawaramachi. You can visit the Isetan Department Store, Kyoto Theater, souvenir shops and gift stores. The Cube and Porta are two commercial streets underground. AEON City and Yodobashi both neighbor the station. The landmark of Kyoto Tower is opposite the station. Hiroshi Hara designed the Kyoto Station building. It is a spectacular iron and reinforced concrete structure. There is a musical fountain every night. In order to preserve the ancient capital landscape, buildings must be less than 120 meters tall. There is a ramen alley upstairs. You can satisfy your stomach first, and then go to the tunnel on the roof to enjoy the night view. Although it is a train station, there are still many attractions worth visiting nearby. Honganji is in the north, Ume-koji Park is in the west, flea markets are held on the first Saturday of every month and the East Temple is in the southwest. A second-hand market called "Kofu-shi" is held on the 21st of each month. The Jintang, the five-pagoda, and the royal shrine are all nearby, and are local treasures.

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Kyoto Tower

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Kyoto Tower is Kyoto's tallest building and a rare modern iconic landmark in the city.

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JR Kyoto Isetan

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JR Kyoto Isetan is a high-end Japanese department store located inside the Kyoto Station Building.

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Kyoto Aquarium

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Kyoto Aquarium is modern and nicely designed, and was newly opened in March 2012 in Umekoji Park, about one kilometer west of Kyoto Station.

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Aeon Mall Kyoto

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AEON MALL Kyoto is inexpensive compared to department stores. Up to 140 shops are gathered here, including places like Sanrio GIFT GATE Family with its selecti

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Katsukura (Kyoto Station Building)

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This destination is located in Kyoto City’s Sanjo shopping district. The eatery can be found on the 11th floor of The Cube, a mall built above Kyoto Station Bui

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Kyoto Porta

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Porta first opened in 1980 and was the first underground shopping mall in Kyoto.

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Yodobashi Camera (Multimedia Kyoto)

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Yodobashi is a chain of stores specialising in cameras, camera equipment, and other electronics and household goods.

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Kyoto Ramen Koji

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Kyoto Ramen Koji offers has eight regional styles of ramen restaurants under one roof. It’s Kyoto Station’s ramen Mecca.

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Tea House Lipton (Porta)

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Located a 5-minute walk from Kyoto Station, this tea shop, opened by the renowned tea-maker Lipton, offers a number of teas, cakes, and other desserts. Highligh

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Kyoto Railway Museum

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This museum opened on April 29, 2016 as one of the largest train museums in Japan. Dedicated to the railway history of Kyoto, it exhibits a total of 53 locomoti

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Umekoji Park

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Opened in 1995, this spacious park, about a kilometer west of Kyoto Station, features areas for playing ball games, walking courses, children's playgrounds, a t

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中国料理 皇家龍鳳 リーガロイヤルホテル京都(餐厅)

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徳島ラーメン 東大 京都店 (餐厅)

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東池袋大勝軒 京都拉麺小路店(餐厅)

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To-ji Temple

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This Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect is located in the heart of the traditional city of Kyoto. To-ji Temple is best known for its five-story pagoda, the hig

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Ryukoku Museum

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Located in Kyoto, this museum features a large collection of Buddhist artifacts. It takes into account to birth of the religion in India, its spread into Asia a

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Nishi Honganji

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Nishi Hongan-ji is a temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji sect of Buddhism.

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Shimizu Ryokan

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Established in the 1920s and nestled in the peaceful countryside, this ryokan takes pride in its famous and inviting cave like onsen.

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Toji Temple Market

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The Toji Temple Market is next to the temple of the same name which is a world heritage site. The busy market area is filled with stalls where you find many tra

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寿しのむさし 京都駅八条口店(餐厅)

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Higashi Hongan-ji Temple

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This structure forms one of two large temples located in the center of Kyoto. The location makes up the primary headquarters of Japan’s most prominent Buddhist