Gion-Geisha District

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Kyoto Gion District | Meet the Geiko and Maiko

Kyoto Gion District | Meet the Geiko and Maiko

Gion is Kyoto's most famous geisha district, located around Shijo Avenue between Yasaka Shrine in the east and the Kamo River in the west. It is filled with shops, restaurants and ochaya (teahouses), where geiko (Kyoto dialect for geisha) and maiko (geiko apprentices) entertain.

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Gion Corner

Gion Corner

Popular night spot to experience traditional Japanese arts

Gion Festival

Gion Festival

Most famous festival in Japan; festival of Yasaka Shrine

Geisha

Geisha

Entertain at the most exclusive and important gatherings in Japan

Nishijin Kimono Show

Nishijin Kimono Show

Kimono Show and Demonstrations.

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