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As traditional and authentic as it gets

I stumbled across this place while strolling the streets of Kyoto's Gion district back in 2009... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2015
Dave A
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8 Dec 2015
“As traditional and authentic as it gets”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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579 Giommachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

I stumbled across this place while strolling the streets of Kyoto's Gion district back in 2009. It's one of those shops where the Japanese themselves buy their traditional clothing, so don't expect the staff to be advising you in English. That said, it's also your...More

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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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