Neighborhood in Kyoto:
Sights in Gion
Gion Tsujiri (Gion Main Store)
This well-known restaurant specializes in green tea desserts.
Gion Kinana is a dessert shop serving sweets made with soybean flour (kinako).
Issen Yoshoku (Gion)
This restaurant is located in Gion, Kyoto's most famous geisha district, where it serves a variation of okonomiyaki, a type of savory pancake containing a varie
Developed in the Middle Ages, this Kyoto district is located in front of Yasaka Shrine. Originally, it was built to accommodate the needs of travelers and visit
Yasaka Hall Gion Corner
Gion Corner in Yasaka Hall offers visitors a glimpse of 7 traditional art forms: tea ceremony, flower arrangement, koto (stringed musical instrument), gagaku (a
Kennin-ji Temple is Kyoto's oldest Zen temple. Open to the public, it is nearby to the Gion district and is considered one of the so-called "five most important
Kyoto Sijo Minamiza
Minamiza is Kyoto’s premier kabuki theatre.
Matsuba specializes in nishinsoba, soba noodles topped with herring.
Located in the district of Gion, this restaurant offers all-you-can-eat Shabu-shabu and Sukiyaki hotpot meals. Both dishes consist of thinly-sliced meat and veg
Ryouri Ryokan Shiraume
Located in the old and charming district of Gion, this ryokan has both an inn and a teahouse. With a small entrance bridge and a famous Japanese poet whose call
Gion is one of the most famous areas in Kyoto, with traditional tea-houses and restaurants along the riverbanks of the Shirakawa River.
Yasaka Jinja Shrine
Founded over 1350 years ago, this shrine is one of the most famous in Kyoto. Located between the districts of Gion and Higashiyama, it is a popular tourist dest
Gion Hatanaka is a ryokan in the Higashiyama district close to Gion Shijo station, famous for their evenings where maiko (young apprentice geisha) offer perform
Yasui Konpiragu Shrine
Yasui Konpiragu Shrine is usually frequented by visitors who wish to pray for a certain type of change to their relationships!
Ponto-cho is one of Kyoto's most atmospheric dining areas. It is a narrow alley packed with restaurants on both sides offering a wide range of dining options.
Hotel Mume near Gion have all been designed around the traditional nature-inspired concept of "ka-cho-fu-getsu" (bird, butterfly, wind, moon).
Art Space Shigematsu
Art Space Shigematsu displays porcelain, modern art, paintings and many other genres.
Roan Kikunoi (Kiyamachi)
Kikunoi is a ryotei or restaurant of fine Japanese cuisine located in the Gion-Maruyama district of Kyoto.
Gallery Shirakawa displays artworks by famous artists from all over the world.
Located in Maruyama Park and north of Yasaka Shrine, this art gallery supports local Japanese artists. Solo as well as group exhibitions are featured throughout
Many customers visit there to feel the taste of 1200-year-old-city Kyoto.Tousuiro’s speciality is homemade tofu. All dishes, even the final dessert course, inc
It is one of the best known clubs in Kyoto for Techno and House music.