Map > World > Asia > Japan > Kyoto > Gion
Photo copyright by owner
Gion
Things to see at Gion:
A bucket list of the top sights at Gion, ordered by popularity.
1. Kyoto Gion
2. Kamo River
3. Xian Dou Ting
4. San Tiao Da Qiao
5. Gao Lai Chuan
6. Hua Jian Xiao Lu
7. Maiko
8. Shijo Dori
9. Jian Ren Si
10. Kamogawa
11. Kennin-ji
12. Pontocho
13. Gion District
14. Minamiza Theatre
15. Jing Du Zhi Yuan
16. Chen Si Da Ming Shen
17. Zhi Yuan Bai Chuan
18. Hanamikoji Dori
19. Dong Hua Cai Guan
20. Liu Bo Luo Mi Si
21. Mu Wu Ting
22. Cha Liao Du Lu Li
23. Zhi Yuan Xin Qiao
24. An Jing Jin Bi Luo Gong
25. Mo Li Zhi Zun Tian Tang
26. Liu Dao Zhen Huang Si
27. Jing noQi Xi
28. Yi Qian Yang Shi
29. Liang Zu Yuan
30. Da Jiang Jun Shen She

Gion (祇園, ぎおん) is a district of Kyoto, Japan, originally developed in the Middle Ages, in front of Yasaka Shrine. The district was built to accommodate the needs of travelers and visitors to the shrine. It eventually evolved to become one of the most exclusive and well-known geisha districts in all of Japan. The geisha in the Gion district (and Kyoto generally) do not refer to themselves as geisha; instead, Gion geisha use the local term geiko. While the term geisha means "artist" or "person of the arts", the more direct term geiko means essentially "a child of the arts" or "a woman of art".

(Wikipedia)
Visitors 60
Oldest photo 03/20/2006
Newest photo 07/20/2015
Alternative titles "Restaurant in Gion"
"Street in Gion"
"at Gion"
"In Gion"
Links wikipedia
Map | World | Terms | About