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 Kyoto Station Central Concourse

If you arrive in Kyoto by train for your first visit, your image of Kyoto as an ancient capital may be unsettled by the design of Kyoto Station. This futuristic design of Hiroshi Hara was adopted for the 1997 reconstruction of the station after having been chosen in a competition that included the works of seven prestigious architects including Tadao Ando and James Stirling. It features the 50-meters high glass vaulted concourse and the "Big Stairs," equivalent to the height of an 11-story building, overlooking the concourse.

Kyoto Station Central Concourse(c) Designcraft