Guided tour

Kyoto: 2-Hour Gion Geisha District Tour

Activity provider: Kyoto Fun

Kyoto: 2-Hour Gion Geisha District Tour

Activity provider: Kyoto Fun
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From US$ 29.40 US$ 22.05 per person

Join a guided walking of the Gion district of Kyoto and learn bout the mysterious lives of the Geisha. Explore charming lantern-lit cobblestoned streets in a historic district of the city.

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Duration 2 hours
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Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Take a peek into the world of the Geisha, the living legacies of Kyoto
  • Wander through the quiet alleyways and visit a shinto shrine and a Zen temple
  • Get insights into the local culture and customs of the entertainment districts, both traditional and modern
Full description
Explore Gion, the centuries-old entertainment district of Kyoto, which truly comes alive at night. With your guide, learn about the customs of the geisha and the apprentice maiko. You may catch a glimpse of a few of the women in full costume.  Walk through the narrow streets with the lanterns flickering on the wooden buildings. Enjoy a night visit to a Shinto shrine, with a beautifully lit pagoda. Wander through the grounds of a Zen temple in the tranquil calm of the night. Learn more about the modern history of the entertainment district from your guide.
  • Guided walk of the Gion District
  • Bilingual guide
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Great tour guide! Niall was professional and very helpful with providing a pleasant tour.

November 26, 2020

Product ID: 353511