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36 reviews of Gion District

The classic neighborhood of Maiko and Geisha

The Gion district is magical with its low wooden houses and its narrow streets preserve the classic Japanese style, as if he was still in its heyday, almost 300 years ago. Although the neighborhood has been around for 500 years (at the foot of the Yasaka Shrine ), it was especially important during the early eighteenth century. At that time the tea houses (ochaya) had a license to have Maikos and Geishas as part of its services.

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Maiko and Geiko

You can easily see Maiko and Geiko here.

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A difficult moment to capture

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