"Geisha District" Gion (Geisha District) Tip by hundertmorgen

Gion (Geisha District), Kyoto: 47 reviews and 82 photos


Gion is Kyoto's most famous geisha district. To experience the traditional Gion, stroll along Hanami-koji, a street lined by beautiful old buildings, teahouses and restaurants. In the evenings, you may be able to spot a geisha apprentice.

Yasaka Shrine and the Minamiza kabuki theater are some of Gion's other attractions.

Address: 23-1 Nagitsuji Fushikawacho, Yamashina Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 607-8167, Japan
Directions: Located between Shijo Avenue between Yasaka Shrine and the Kamo River.
Phone: +81 75-591-6602
Website: http://www.japanvisitor.com/kyoto/kyoto-districts/gion-kyoto

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  • Updated Sep 3, 2004
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