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Gion

4.5/5
531 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
Open all day
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: Gion Town Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi
Phone: +81-75-5312288

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Gion is at Yasaka Shrine. Yasaka Shrine was called Gionsha before it was renamed. It was famous for a movie called Memoirs of a Geisha. You can see geishas in Hanami Koji. This is the largest geisha district in Kyoto, as well as a geisha hall.

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Introduction

Situated in the scenic area of Higashiyama, Gion is a traditional entertainment district in Kyoto. Nowadays, it is a well-known attraction in Kyoto, and a must-see place for many tourists wishing to spot a geisha. During the day, the traditional Japanese restaurants and teahouses of this area serve as a place of relaxation, and visitors may often encounter geishas passing by. However, the evening is when this place really comes to life. You can expect to meet geisha and maiko here, or you could head to Gion Corner to watch a traditional art performance.
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Attractions Near Gion

Kyoto Gion Lamp Museum

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Yasaka Shrine

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Bigozensha

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Restaurants Near Gion

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Chihiro

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Gion Moriwaki

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