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Kyoto Station Building Information

In 2017, Kyoto Station Building will mark its celebratory 20th anniversary!
Dining, shopping, cultural experiences and fun events-Kyoto's gateway is always open to everyone.

*Photos courtesy; Kyoto Station Building

Exquisite green tea & seasonal Japanese sweets
Have a break at Kyoto Saryo
Customers are able to have fun choosing various kinds of wagashi (traditional Japanese sweet) from Kyoto's exclusive, traditional shops. Some of the teas and utensils used at the shop are available for purchase as well.

Matcha green with your choice of wagashi: from 1,029 yen
Green tea ice cream: 617 yen
*All prices tax incl.

Collaboration of Kyoro Saryo & Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial Technology and Culture
''New Winds from Kyoto''
Up-and-Coming Artisans' Exhibition

April 1 - May 11

Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial Technology and Culture provides ''training programs for traditional craftsmen for future generations'' which has produced many renowned artisans, including Living National Treasures and Contemporary Ma ster Craftsmen. Young craftsmen and artisans who have finished this training course, and will be future leaders of the traditional craft industries in Kyoto, will showcase their unique and sophisticated works. Pieces will be on sale at the Kyoto Saryo gallery.

Wipe-lacquered necklace by Aki Yasunari

Gold colored tumbler by Fuyumi Fujiwara

Flower vases by Toru Yamashita

Kyoto Saryo Japanese Tea & Gallery
Gallery: 10:00-19:00; Cafe: 12:00-19:00 (L.O. 18:30)
2F of the Kyoto Station Building (next to the Station Building Information Center in the concourse)

4 Japanese restaurants are now open at the KYOTO Theater! WASHOKU DINING
On the east side of the Kyoto Station Building, 4 Japanese restaurants featuring excellent Japanese specialties are awaiting you.

Experience authentic washoku Japanese cuisine at the entrance of Kyoto.

Yawaragi Bento (set meal with raw  sh selection and salad, etc.): 1,680 yen
Nigiri-zen (hand-formed sushi) Set: 1,980 yen

*Menus and dishes are subject to change depending on the season; Tax, service fee excluded.

Open: 11:00-23:00 (L.O. 22:30); Tel: 075-342-5995; Kyoto Theater 2F

Yawaragi Bento

Kyoto Vegetables Dining Sepporai
Enjoy a variety of dishes using seasonal fresh vegetables in a traditional Kyoto machiya style relaxing atmosphere.

Seasonal Tempura Set: 918 yen
Ohara Gozen (set meal with vegetables, rice and Japanese soup): 1,620 yen
*Tax included.

Open: 11:00-23:00 (L.O. 22:30); Tel: 075-353-9565; Kyoto Theater 2F

Ohara Gozen

Many kinds of soba noodles and donburi are available at lunch time. For dinner, try Kyoto's local sake and shochu along with Kyoto-style dishes.

Ten-zaru Soba: 1,728 yen
Kyoto's Specialty Set (salad, tempura, rice and dessert, etc.): 3,240 yen
*Tax included.

Open: 11:00-23:00 (L.O. 22:30); *Lunch until 17:00 (L.O. 16:30); Tel: 075-352-3663; Kyoto Theater 2F

Kyoto's Specialty Set

Kyoto Kimura-ya Honten
Here, you can enjoy Kyoto cuisine, original Japanese dishes and also local dishes from the Kyushu area with delicious sake!

Sushi & Tempura Gozen: 1,450 yen
Shabu Shabu Course: from 1,900 yen
*Tax excluded.

Open: 11:00-24:00 (foods L.O. 23:00); Tel: 075-365-2000; Kyoto Theater 1F

Kimuraya Gozen Set

Graphical Illumination PLUS
on the Big Stairway

The artistic graphical illumination on the big stairway began in 2012 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Kyoto Station Building. Now, after 5 years, the Kyoto Station Building is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the illumination has become even more beautiful and attractive with new graphical images and music. The main stairway (125 steps) is illuminated with approx. 15,000 LED lights along with elegant music. Enjoy the artistic seasonal illuminations of Kyoto.

Welcome message: from 16:00
Special illumination: 18:00-22:00
*Illumination time varies depending on the season

For more details, visit the website:

Kyoto Station Building 20th anniversary logo

Cherry Blossom in Hirano Shrine

Spring in Arashiyama

Sample nine outstanding regional ramen styles at Kyoto Ramen Koji!

Shirakaba Sansou

Miso ramen 850 yen


Miso ramen 730 yen

Bannai Shokudo

Yakibuta (Char Sui) ramen 940 yen


Tsuke-men 780 yen

Menya Iroha

Niku-mori ramen with egg 1,200 yen


Char Sui ramen with boiled egg 850 yen


Arauma ramen 730 yen

Ramen Todai

Ramen Niku-iri 850 yen

Hakata Ikkosha

Negi & Char Sui ramen 1,150 yen

Chasen (cafe)

Matcha parfait 918 yen

Open daily: 11:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:30); Kyoto Station Bldg. 10F
South Side of Daikaidan (Big Stairway)

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