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...
Take an old Kyoto house, renovate it to make it comfortable for modern diners, serve reasonably priced and excellent kaiseki and you...
Miyagawachō Kaburenjo, 4-306 Miyagawasuji, Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
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Put on by the Miyagawa-chō geisha district, this wonderful geisha dance is among the most picturesque performances of the Kyoto year. It’s held from the first to the third Sunday in April at the Miyagawa-chō Kaburen-jō Theatre (宮川町歌舞練場), east of the Kamo-gawa between Shijō-dōri and Gojō-dōri.