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Kyoto Station Building Information

The Gateway to Kyoto
The perfect complement to traditional Kyoto, the Station Building's modern design is not only the city's main transportation hub, but is home to a variety of amazing cultural, dining and shopping experiences. Enjoy futuristic facilities in the heart of the ancient capital!

*All Photos courtesy; Kyoto Station Building

June 1-30

In front of the Kyoto Station Building 2F Information Center

*Photo is from last year

Week 1
June 1-8
The Kyoto Brand Exhibition
-New Kyoto Style-

Three creative projects from Kyoto, "Atarashikimono KYOTO," "KYOTO CONNECTION," and "Kyoto Contemporary," showcase their emerging products such as textiles, interior decoration items and more.

Week 2
June 10-19
The Fashion Cantata Exhibition

Kimono created by Japanese costume designers that were showcased in the Fashion Cantata from Kyoto show will be exhibited.

Week 3
June 21-30
The Fashion Cantata Exhibition
-LIMI feu-

Costumes designed by LIMI feu, which were showcased in the "Fashion Cantata from Kyoto" on June 9th, will be exhibited.

June 9
Fashion Cantata from KYOTO

Featuring a fusion of traditional Japanese fashion and Western costume culture, the inspiring Fashion Cantata Show is coming back this year. This year's theme is "ROCK." The Western costumes are designed by an up-and-coming Japanese female designer, Limi Yamamoto from LIMI feu.

Kyoto Station
Eki Bldg. Marche

Join a fun Marche and find pretty items, organic and tasty food and drinks, alongside live music and radio broadcasting.

June 23 & 24

Venue: East Square of the Kyoto Station Building (around the Gazebo) *In case of rain, held at Kita Piloti, next to the east square.

Marche Live Music Concert

(13:00/23rd 14:00/15:00/16:00)

α-Live Square presented by FM Kyoto


*Photos are sample images.


Originally made to celebrate the 50th anniversary since the LEGO® brick's arrival in Japan and the 15th anniversary of the Kyoto Station Building, this special LEGO® model was completed in 2012.

LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2013 The LEGO Group.

The LEGO Group based in Denmark was established in 1932 by the Ole Kirk Kristiansen. The first LEGO® set was sold in Japan in 1962 and soon became an essential item which has entertained Japanese children and people for over 50 years and helped nurture their creativity through playing. Come and see this extraordinary one-of-a-kind Kyoto Station Building model now showcased at the East Square of the building.

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. The Kyoto Station Building will be romantically illuminated using special effects, together with approx. 15,000 LED lights, on the main stairway (125 steps) featuring special graphical images along with elegant music. Enjoy the artistic seasonal illuminations of Kyoto.

Welcome message: From 17:00
Special illumination: 19:00-22:00
*Illumination time varies depending on the season


Bell flower

For more details, visit the website:

An Array of Internationally Popular Cosmetic Items at the JR KYOTO ISETAN

Directly connected to Kyoto Station, the JR KYOTO ISETAN offers everything you need. The Cosmetic Floor (2F) showcases about 20 popular brands from Japan and abroad, including ''CHANEL,'' ''SK-Ⅱ,'' and more. An array of natural cosmetic items available at ''Natural Cosmetics'' (3F), too! Visit our other floors for everything from the latest fashion to traditional crafts, Kyoto's traditional foods and our diverse selection of restaurants.

Open: 10:00-20:00
11F Restaurants: 11:00-22:00
7F-10F Open View restaurants: 11:00-23:00
Tel: 075-352-1111 Closed: Irregularly

Japanese Cuisine UKIHASHI

Breakfast: 7:00 - 10:00
Lunch: 11:30 - 15:00 (L.O. 14:00)
Dinner: 17:00 - 22:00 (L.O. 21:00)

Phone: +81-(0)75-344-8888 (Hotel)

30 SHOPS as of January, 2018
Kyoto Wi-Fi available at B2F and 11F

Convenient access from both JR & Subway Kyoto stations! An array of all kinds of great shopping scenes: popular apparel brands, watch, bag and ladies shoes and even morning breakfast is available on the B2F! On the 11F, a wide variety of dining options await you!

11F Food Alley: 11:00-22:00 (L.O. 21:30); 1F, B1F Kyoto Souvenirs: 8:30-20:00; B2F Fashion Floor: 10:00-20:00 (until 21:00 on Fri. & Sat.) *Opening times vary depending on the shop. Tel: 075-371-2134 ; http://en.thecube.jp

Porta Dining
Fantastic Food Mall with Excellent Choices

A great variety of dining options are gathered at this mall from Japanese, Chinese, Western dishes to fast food and cafes! Directly connected to Kyoto Station, this is the best place to spend your time while waiting for your next journey. Shops and bakeries for take-away food are also available! *Major credit cards accepted at all shops (incl. GINREN).

Cafe & Restaurant: 11:00-22:00 (morning from 7:30)
*Opening hours vary depending on the restaurant.
Tel: 075-365-7528 (English spoken)

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