August 5, 2010

Kyoto Tower, Kyoto

After about a week in Osaka, we headed to Kyoto on the bullet train. It was thrilling but I will leave that for another post. Guide books advise to go up to the Kyoto Station Building to see the sunset. We did just that and it was awesome.

Kyoto tower reflection © Evelyn Howard 2010

Kyoto Tower reflection shot from the top of Kyoto Station Building

Kyoto Tower sunset

Kyoto tower is an observation tower and  is the tallest structure in Kyoto

Sunset from Kyoto Station Building

Fantastic colours as the sun set, with the moon high up in the sky

Kyoto Sunset © Evelyn Howard 2010

Colours over the city and the beautiful mountains (a helipad in the foreground ).

Kyoto Station Building © Evelyn Howard 2010

Looking back down at Kyoto Station Building from the top floor.

Kyoto Tower at night © Evelyn Howard 2010

On another night, I photographed the tower from the ground.

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17 comments:

diane said...

GREAT SHOTS AND A NICE LOOKING CITY.

Autumn Belle @ KDP said...

This place has a futuristic look. The sceneries are breathtaking and awesome skies!

Dani said...

wow....the sunset shots are great. Lucky you.

Colleen said...

I love the reflections in the first shot.

Halcyon said...

A very cool reflection shot.

I hope to make it to Japan one day. It's on my dream list.

☺lani☺ said...

nice shots!

reanaclaire said...

i went to kyoto last december..but never took any nice shots like yours! :)

Siromade said...

Wow, amazing views all over the city, its great if your on the top of the building taking photos and lovely for a skywatching too.

J Bar said...

Pretty pastel colours there.
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Linnea W said...

Terrific shots! I've been up the Kyoto Tower but never thought to go up the station for a view! Clever idea! Love that first shot especially.

Indrani said...

Terrific breathtaking captures. Great series.

Carolyn Ford said...

Isn't Kyoto Station amazing!!! We really loved every inch of Kyoto...I think we walked every inch of Kyoto, too! Wow! What a place! Great captures of the tower...

Kala said...

I have been told that Kyoto is a fabulous place to visit. I didn't get there when we went to Japan.

Coffeeveggie addict. said...

Gorgeous blue skies!

Tricia said...

Great shot... Happy Sky Watch Friday!

Francisca said...

I was in Kyoto last December, but missed this. Glad I got to see it through your lens. Great shots, Evelyn!

Kaori said...

Kyoto has both modern and old architecture, which you took beautifully! :-)

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