Kyoto Tower

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Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Tower is a 430 ft observation tower located across the Kyoto Station. It was built in 1963 and it Kyoto's tallest building. During the time of construction there was a lot of controversy regarding the cost of the building and the modern design of the tower. Locals believed that the modern design would not fit the ancient capital of Kyoto. To preserve Kyoto Tower as the highest building and the town's old town look, the city of Kyoto has regulations regarding maximum building heights. With its exclusive height, Kyoto Tower provides a great view of the town without any competing, obstructing buildings.

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