Are You Up For the Challenge? Climb Up the Stairs of Kyoto Tower!
It's happening this coming December 28!
“Go! Go! In stairs!” Going up Kyoto Tower in stairs
Reception is at Kyoto Tower Observation Room 1/F (Kyoto Tower 11/F)
December 28, 2019 ; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission fee is ¥800 for adults, ¥650 for high school students, ¥550 for elementary and junior high school students, and ¥150 for infants (three years and older).
An event will be held for Kyoto Tower’s 55th anniversary on December 28.
Limited edition Kyoto Tower Observatory Entrance Ticket (color is random)
Around 60,000 entrance tickets with limited edition designs will be sold from the beginning of December until the beginning of January 2020. The design of the tickets is similar to the ones that were sold back in 1964 when the Kyoto Tower opened. They will be available each day (until stocks last) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
“Go! Go! In stairs” Going up Kyoto Tower in stairs
“Going up Kyoto Tower in stairs” is a popular event held every spring and autumn. This year, it will also be held on December 28, in commemoration of Kyoto Tower’s 55th anniversary. At this event, you can experience climbing 355 stairs inside the tower from the first to the fifth floor of the observatory room. A certificate with a limited edition design for this event will be given to the first 1,000 people who reach the top.
In addition to this, if you show past certificates to the staff at the goal, you can get a tawamikuji (a Kyoto Tower oracle) and a Tawawa-chan ema (a votive picture of Kyoto Tower’s mascot, Tawawa-chan). Both can be dedicated to the Tawawa-chan Shrine on the fifth floor.
Light-up color for the anniversary will be chosen by vote
Blue, yellow, red, and teal with white for the tower’s light-up
Those who have finished climbing the stairs can also get a voting sticker and vote for which color they want for the tower’s light-up. The one with the most votes will be used for the tower’s light-up on the event day.
If you think you’re physically fit, why not challenge yourself to this activity during your Japan trip?
Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Tokyo Walker™ (18 November 2019)