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Gion Corner, Kyoto

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  • It is the simplest way when you have little time, to enjoy in an hour the Japanese imperial music, gagaku, tea ceremony, flower arrangement, comedy, maikos, puppets (bumraku). Very enjoyable in the neighborhood of Gion.
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  • This is worth going to just for the Maiko Dance. It lasts about 10 minutes, but is so beautiful, a once in a lifetime experience. Sit near the front of the stage so you can take a good video. There is...  more »
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  • A little hard to find by foot in the picturesque area of Gion. Traditional style buildings and lanterns are fantastic for night photography. The Gion corner was a good and brief introduction to traditional Japanese performing arts
  • Gion is a popular tourist spot and everyone is there to find a Geisha to photograph - many Japanese tourists dress in Kimonos which aren’t as regal as the real thing. I was lucky to get one great photo - go to Gion last in any Kyoto visit - some good food but high prices in that side of town as lots of people at all hours.
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