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Gion

4.6/5
570 Reviews
Liked by 69
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 the Kyoto area, Japan, which was first built during the Sengoku period, in front of the Yasaku Temple, which was built to fill the needs of tourists and visitors to the temple. It finally grows to be one of the most exclusive and famous geisha regions across Japan.

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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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