Duration of experience
~ 6000 steps
Embark on a captivating journey through Kyoto's iconic Gion district and the enchanting world of the geisha. This tour offers a deep dive into the cultural heritage and timeless allure of Gion.
Stroll along the historic streets, where traditional wooden machiya houses line the pathways, creating an ambiance of old Japan. Admire the graceful architecture and exquisite craftsmanship that define Gion. Visit the beautifully lit Yasaka Shrine and learn about the history of geisha and maiko, their intricate rituals, and the role they play in preserving Japanese traditions. End the tour in Pontocho, a narrow street filled with restaurants and a lively atmosphere.
We will tell you the stories of Gion's past and present, providing insights into the fascinating world of geisha culture. This tour promises an immersive experience in one of Japan's most cherished district.
- English or Italian speaking Travel Story Teller