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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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  • 京都車站大概是全日本前幾名忙碌的車站了,要應付各國忙碌的旅客,所以車站盡量配備多國語言的工作人員,提供交通,旅遊,購物等各方面的諮詢。二樓有餐廳,隔壁還有整棟伊勢丹百貨,對旅客而言非常方便。 
  • Airy, grandiose, beautiful and intriguing. Public performance on weekends. There's even a wedding chapel on one end of the station. 
  • Kyoto train is not like any train station I have seen before. It's very impressive architecture. If you are getting a jr or train go to the first floor and take a look at the roof, it is very impressi...  more »