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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed strolling along this street, which had a feel of old Kyoto. I wouldn’t go too far out of your way to see it though.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is a picture perfect place with women in traditional dress, weddings and possibly geishas. The best photo opportunity and feels like old world Japan.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Quaint place with lots of traditional Japanese buildings, restaurants etc. Nice place to stroll through

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Istumbled upon it not knowing what the street was all about. take the time and don't miss it; ask if necessary to find it. I found in the daytime nut I'm sure it is just as fascination then also.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Warner L
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Enjoyed strolling through this area. The paved pathways, little bridge water , greenery were all so soothing and added to the atmosphere. We missed the Sakura and it must be just so stunning then. Either way must visit

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place in Gion during one of the evenings in end Mar during cherry blossom season. Lovely. Not to be missed when in Gion.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed April 6, 2018

This is a very pretty place, quaint and picturesque. The combination of water, trees and wooden buildings make it an ideal place for photography and many couples come here for romantic scenes.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

As we strolled down this lane one evening in Gion, you could not help but gaze at the activity behind large picture windows of lighted teahouses and restaurants across the canal. Each portal depicted a tantalizing vignette: a hostess serving two businessmen; professionals socializing (after...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank ZayneZ
Reviewed January 7, 2018

When you imagine Kyoto in your head, this is what you see. It's a really cute and traditional area, which is definitely worth visiting and strolling around.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Stumbled upon this gorgeous street that has a canal and very beautiful landscape setting. Pretty autumn trees and dim-lit street lights that made this surrounding pretty cosy and surreal. my suggestion is to take a walk here in the evening while most of the OCHAYA...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Gion
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
...More
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