Travel area guide in West Japan

Shopping & Gourmet Spots in the Kyoto Area

Kyoto Station Building

*Information is current as of 03/31/2017. (MM/DD/YYYY)

Kyoto Station Building

Welcome to Kyoto, an ancient capital full of history and culture! Here, at Kyoto Station Building, the gateway to the city, you will find an array of facilities, such as shops, restaurants, relaxation spots and hotels, accompanied by a diverse range of helpful information and events to make your stay an enjoyable one. One of the highlights of Kyoto Station Building is the famed “big stairs”, with 171 steps studded with about 15,000 LEDs that generate amazing light shows created for the season of your stay.

KYOTO SARYO(2F)

In Kyoto, a well-honed culture of hospitality (mote-nashi) exists hand in hand with long-held traditional arts, crafts and a lifestyle matched to the seasons. Likewise, Japanese Tea and Gallery - “KYOTO SARYO” offers a space for encountering a culture built over a thousand years in the ancient capital. With Uji teas and seasonal Kyoto confections served with ceremonial hospitality amidst gems of craft ware created by modern masters, you can enjoy to the full the esprit of Kyoto culture.

  • KYOTO SARYO
  • KYOTO SARYO

*Photos are for illustration only.

Benefits

Complimentary tenugui (traditional Japanese cotton towel) or facial oil blotting paper for JR-WEST RAIL PASS holders
Location: Kyoto Station Building 2F Information Center (10:00 am to 7:00 pm)

<Valid until 03/31/2020.>

Kyoto Station Building - Big Stairs Graphical Illumination

When night falls on in Kyoto, the Station Building is the place to dine and take in the big stairs.

Spring / Arashiyama

Spring / Arashiyama

Summer / Gion Festival

Summer / Gion Festival

Autumn / Colorful leaves

Autumn / Colorful leaves

Winter / Halloween

Winter / Halloween

Information

Holidays
Open throughout the year
Spot information
Wi-Fi supportWi-Fi support
Credit card settlementCredit card settlement
Ginren card settlementGinren card settlement (with exceptions)
Tax freeTax free×
Foreign-language floor mapForeign-language floor map (English, Chinese [simplified / traditional], Korean)
Currency exchangeCurrency exchange (Nippon Travel Agency on 1F & 2F, and currency exchange on 8F)
Door-to-door deliveryDoor-to-door delivery (To city accommodation [B1])
InterpretingInterpreting (2F Information counter [English])
ICOCA® acceptedICOCA® accepted

Kyoto Station Building Official Website

Kyoto Area

Shopping & Gourmet Spots in the Kyoto Area

kyoto & shiga

Special Benefits

JR-WEST
RAIL PASS

  • Unlimited rides on Sanyo Shinkansen and Limited Express trains covering a wide variety of Kansai areas!
  • Enjoy online reservations, convenient access, and great benefits!
  • Easy ticket reception for quick usability upon landing!
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