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Yasaka-jinja Shrine (八坂神社)

Sunset In Kyoto | Leslie Taylor Visiting on my around-the-world trip :

Gion is Kyoto's most famous geisha district, located in the city center around Shijo Avenue between Yasaka Shrine in the east and the Kamo River in the west. This is where you're likely to see a real life Geisha heading to work. #travel

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JAPAN GLIMPSE A FADING CULTURAL ICON IN KYOTOS GION NEIGHBORHOOD If Japan has a face, its to be found in this small district directly adjacent to Yasaka Shrine, for its here that the geisha—or geiko, as theyre known in Kyoto—live and work.

35 Iconic Sights You Can Only See in Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time.

Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto (京都市), Japan (日本)