This restaurant is located in Gion, Kyoto's most famous geisha district, where it serves a variation of okonomiyaki, a type of savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients. With its quirky interior and one-dish menu, Issen is a popular destination for lo
Developed in the Middle Ages, this Kyoto district is located in front of Yasaka Shrine. Originally, it was built to accommodate the needs of travelers and visitors to the shrine. Over time, Gion evolved to become Kyoto's most famous geisha district. Its street
Gion Corner in Yasaka Hall offers visitors a glimpse of 7 traditional art forms: tea ceremony, flower arrangement, koto (stringed musical instrument), gagaku (ancient court music), bunraku puppet plays, kyogen (traditional short comedic drama) and mai (traditi
Kennin-ji Temple is Kyoto's oldest Zen temple. Open to the public, it is nearby to the Gion district and is considered one of the so-called "five most important Zen temples of Kyoto". The monk credited with introducing Zen to Japan served as Kennin-ji's foundi
Located in the district of Gion, this restaurant offers all-you-can-eat Shabu-shabu and Sukiyaki hotpot meals. Both dishes consist of thinly-sliced meat and vegetables boiled in a savory broth. Shabu-shabu is dipped in sesame sauce or ponzu, a citrus-based sau
Just a quick walk from the bustling Shijo-Kawaramachi area, Sauna & Capsule Hotel Rumor Plaza offers free WiFi access, and capsule rooms with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.
Situated just a 2-minute walk away from the famous Yasaka Shrine and 2 km from Kiyomizu-dera Temple and the Heian Shrine, APA Hotel Kyoto Gion Excellent is nestled in Gion, renowned for Japanese geisha performers.
Awarded 4 red pavilions by the Michelin Guide for 2 consecutive years, Kizashi The Suite offers luxury accommodation right in downtown area Gion. The hotel features spa services, 24-hours concierge service and rooms with free inte