Gion is the famous entertainment and geisha quarter on the eastern bank of the Kamo-gawa. While Gion’s true origins were in teahouses...
Jumbo Karaoke Hiroba Kawaramachi Branch
If you feel like giving the vocal chords a workout with the Japanese national pastime (karaoke), then head to this popular 'karaoke box'...
This place may look like a total dive but the food is reliable and authentic, as the crowds of Kyoto’s Chinese residents will attest....
4 chō-me, Sanjō-dōri, Sanjō-Ōhashi higashi · interesting places nearby
Kagoshin is a small semi-open bamboo craft shop on Sanjō-dōri, only a few minutes’ walk east of the Kamo-gawa. It has a good selection of baskets, chopstick holders, bamboo vases, decorations and knick-knacks. The baskets make a good, light souvenir and look great in alcove displays.