If you ever wondered how you might look as a geisha, try this maiko-henshin (geisha transformation) shop in Gion. If you don't mind...
This small shrine honors Ebisu, the god of prosperity. Naturally, it's a popular spot with local businesspeople.
Founded in 1202 by the monk Eisai, Kennin-ji is the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto. It is an island of peace and calm on the border of the...
The oldest kabuki theatre in Japan is the Minami-za theatre in Gion. The major event of the year is the Kaomise festival (1 to 26...
Roan Kikunoi is a fantastic place to experience the wonders of kaiseki cuisine. It's a clean, intimate space located right downtown....
This little one-counter izakaya at the north end of the Miyagawa geisha district is a good place to knock a few back. The cheerful owner is sure to make you welcome and you can order food from the upstairs restaurant to eat. It’s on the first floor, opposite a park, on the corner. There is no English sign.