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Kyoto Station Building, Kyoto
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Built in a futuristic style to commemorate the city's 1200th birthday, Kyoto Station Building serves as one of the country's main transportation hubs. Though Kyoto remains best known for its traditional architecture, this high-tech attraction designed by Hara Hiroshi stands out as a clear deviation from that style. As you walk through the station, take note of the steel-beamed roof, aptly dubbed "The Matrix." Beyond the well-known architecture, this station serves a practical purpose, providing millions of locals and tourists with not only access to major transport lines, but also shopping mall, movie theater, hotel, and numerous local government offices. To visit Kyoto Station Building on your holiday in Kyoto, and find out what else Kyoto has to offer, use our Kyoto tour planner.
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  • Beautiful multi-story train station was decorated with a huge Christmas tree and lots of fun things to do for the holidays including a large mall, tons of restaurants. Really neat! 
  • An of the most beautiful modern train stations in which I have been. Big enough without being huge, but very cool. It is normal to arrive by train, but if you don't it is worth a visitilla.
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  • 京都站分左右兩座建築物,分別用作洒店和購物飲食,中央是中空設計,有十多層樓高,氣勢宏偉,兩邊有Skyway連接,商場那邊的戶外樓梯也是由十多樓連接地下,整個京都站在12月的聖誕燈飾漂亮得很,不同樓層都有,尤其最高的幾層露天樓層,令人流連忘返。