As per the guides, the geisha appeared at dusk; we saw 8 over a 45 minute period. You've got to be quick to see them; they're in their way to work so do don't stop to be photographed, but it's cool to see they still...More
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Lots of interesting shops Worth a Visit if In Kyoto Very touristy with RANDOs walking around in traditional Kimonos for picture taking .... seems disingenuous and weird to me but hey I didn't do it ....so who cares Apparently dress up in traditional garb big...More
Gion district makes for a lovely stroll in the evening to see the older streets, tea houses, and geisha houses. But please don't harass the geisha-sans or micro-sans if you are lucky enough to see one! They're on a tight schedule and can't stop for...More
I went as part of my tour to this neighborhood, where are located the tea houses where the Geishas do their presentations and also the places where most of them live It is easier to meet them during the night, they say between 6 and...More
Delightful, imagery that inspires the past. Even if you don't spot a geisha, the tiny alley ways, the night sky and the lanterns, as well as the delicious aromas invoke imagery of the past.
We love Gion! We're glad that our hotel is located in Gion. The place is very tradional, quiant and charming. It's pretty compact. Temples everywhere. Plenty of places to explore. There's always surprises around the corner. Stay in Gion if you are going to Kyoto!