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.

Gion, Kyoto 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.

Kamigamo shrine in snow, Kyoto, Japan: photo by 92san

Snow in Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto, Japan - but I wasn't there in winter.

To-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan 京都・東寺 (by nagatak on Flickr) ... There is a huge antique fair on the 21st of each month ... It is wonderful!!!

To-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan 京都・東寺 There is a huge antique fair on the of each month!

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