This is a small teahouse near Gion where you can experience the Japanese tea ceremony with a minimum of fuss or expense. English...
This colourful and spacious shrine is considered the guardian shrine of the Gion entertainment district. It's a bustling, colourful...
Maruyama-kōen is a favourite of locals and visitors alike. This park is the place to come to escape the bustle of the city centre and...
Gion Finlandia Bar
This stylish Gion bar in an old geisha house is a great place for a civilised drink. The 1st floor is decorated with Finnish touches...
This place serves one thing only: crisp fried gyōza (dumplings), which come in lots of 10 and are washed down with beer or Chinese...
Gion, Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
Gion Odori information
This is a quaint and charming geisha dance put on by the geisha of the Gion Higashi geisha district. It’s held from 1 to 10 November at the Gion Kaikan Theatre (祇園会館), near Yasaka-jinja.