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Kyoto City Tourism Association
Walk in Gion and Experience Kyoto Traditions in English

Night-time Exploration of Gion: the Geisha District
Gion is one of Kyoto’s most traditional and unique districts and home to the culture of the Hanamachi, a world where the maiko and geiko remain alive and well. Though many tourists come to Gion, it is very hard to understand what is behind the beautiful facades.

An English-speaking professional guide will explain the history of Hanamachi, the life of maiko and geiko, and take participants on a journey along the backstreets of Gion.

1,000 yen/person (cash only; insurance not covered)
Every Mon., Wed., Fri. (no tour between Dec. 29 and Jan. 3)
The tour starts at 17:00; reception from 16:30
The tour lasts about 100 min. (all walking)
Meeting point: in front of the Kitaza
Reservations NOT required

Kyoto City Tourism Association
Tel: 075-213-1717 (10:00-18:00; weekday only)

Kyoto PRIVATE Taxi Tours with MR. DOI!
Enjoy great locations & views and learn about Kyoto while I drive you around in my spacious van!

See Kyoto in stylish, air-conditioned comfort, and at your own pace.
Tell me where you want to go and what you want to do, and I will take care of everything!

Basic rate: 6,100 yen/hour/van (from 4 hours)
*Nara tour is available with some additional rates
*Private guide service available
*Major credit cards accepted
*Please enquire for other rates and details

Mobile: +81-(0)90-9596-5546
Email: doitx451@ybb.ne.jp

Feel free to have your hotel concierge contact me.