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Hanamikoji, le coeur du quartier de Gion

Gion & Higashiyama in Kyoto

The traditional neighborhood of Gion along with its Geisha has contributed to making Kyoto famous. Despite an urban metamorphosis, the spirit of Kyoto positively asserts itself here.

The cherry blossoms along the Philosophers Path in spring

The Philosopher's Path, Kyoto

The Philosopher's Path (Tetsugaku no Michi in Japanese) in north-east Kyoto gets its name from a famous philosopher who regularly walked this route for quiet contemplation.

Okochi Sanso Villa

Villa Okochi Sanso

Easily accessible but uncrowded, Villa Okochi Sanso offers beautiful views of the city and the surrounding mountains, not far from other sights of Kyoto.




Shinbashi dori

Gion is the soul of Kyoto. A timeless district, it has preserved the customs and the appearance of medieval Japan. Shinbashi dori marks its northern boundary.

There remain only two teahouses, Seika-tei and Yushin-tei, the former residence of the emperor lies in the Kyoto Imperial Palace.

Sento-Gosho Imperial Palace

In the Imperial Park in Kyoto, built on the vestiges of the last emperor's residence, today you'll find a pleasant garden and two period tea houses.

Kamo River

Kamo River

 "Behind me the Kamo rushes toward the purple mountains, everywhere the plants spread onto and consume the river in phosphorescent patches.

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