Japan Kyoto . 日本.京都 Gion 傍晚時的祇園.白川南通 DSC_7551
Gion is a district of Kyoto, Japan, originally developed in the Middle Ages, in front of Yasaka Shrine. The district was built to accommodate the needs of travelers and visitors to the shrine. It eventually evolved to become one of the most exclusive and well-known geisha districts in all of Japan. Shirakawa Canal in the Gion district, showing the rear of some ochaya The geisha in the Gion district (and Kyoto generally) does not refer to themselves as geisha; instead, Gion geisha use the…
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