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Gion is most known for being a geisha district, with wooden teahouses lined up along the streets. The area is also home to dining establishments that serve kaiseki ryoki or Japanese haute cuisine. Experience traditional Japanese entertainment at its finest with tours and activities that let you watch beautiful geiko and maiko perform, as well as enjoy Kyoto cuisine. You can also join a walking tour of Gion, where you can learn more about the colorful history of this vibrant district.
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  1. No.1
    Learn about the life of geisha and maiko on this evening tour, led by a knowledgeable guide. Feel the history of Gion as you walk, and see Kyoto's famous maiko!
    English Available

    USD14.04

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. No.2
    Experience Kyoto like a local as you explore the city after sundown through its food and drinks. Venture through the historical streets of Gion and Pontocho to see the famed geisha district while tasting the wonderful Kyoto cuisine.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD111.21

    Daily
    3 - 4.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. No.3
    Step back in time with a visit to Gion Corner, where a showcase of traditional Japanese arts is held. After that, delight in a candlelight tea ceremony before a vegetarian shojin ryori Zen dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD119.82

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Experience Japan's culture capital of Kyoto. Spend a calm afternoon in Tofukuji's Zen garden, go through the beautiful torii gates of Fushimi Inari Shrine and visit the famous geisha district of Gion.
    English Available

    USD78.64

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Experience the best of Kyoto through visits to Kiyomizudera Temple, Nanzenji Temple, and Yasaka Shrine. Explore Gion, known to be the Geisha district of Kyoto, for a memorable day in the historic city.
    English Available

    USD224.66

    Daily
    8 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Spend a full day exploring the must-see sights of Kyoto. Walk along the charming streets of Gion, see the majestic halls of Kiyomizudera, and discover exciting tastes at Nishiki Market.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD112.33

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Adorn traditional Japanese garments as ladies can dress as a lovely maiko while men can strike a pose in a dashing kimono. Children can also take part for memorable family photos during your time in Kyoto.
    English Available

    From USD51.48

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Discover the hidden streets of Kyoto's old geisha districts of Gion and Miyagawacho, and keep your eye out for strolling maiko. Then visit the home of Japanese Zen, and check out the tranquil garden.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD71.05

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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