This is a must and so close to all the action. A must must when going to kyoto. Lots of shops restaurants and night life of kyoto
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We had the best half day just wandering the streets and looking at the many artisan works. Suggest you get off the main streets for a lot more atmosphere. Comes alive at night, but plenty of things to see and do during the day if...More
A visit to Kyoto means a visit to Gion, the old quarter with its preserved houses, small streets and many temples and shrines. A must see!
An absolute must see when visiting Kyoto! Geisha, cobble streets, great food, beautiful temples and amazing restaurants.
Our guide for our tour around the Gion district, the flower and willow world, was Peter MacIntosh (check him on FB, Google etc.) a very knowledgeable and enjoyable guy to lead you through this amazing place. On our travels we saw many geikos and learnt...More
This area of Kyoto is famous for its geishas. However, according to our tour guide it's actually quite rare to see a real one. Many Japanese youngsters dress up as them for fun apparently. Anyway, this is a traditional area of Kyoto with wooden fronted...More
The Gion area is interesting with its history and the building. We did the walking tour, the guide was good.