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The Gion-Gateway

The Gion-Gateway

The Gion District in Kyoto is best known for it's Geisha but there are so many other amazing things to see and do. You have a rich tapestry of historic culture living within a modern urban sprawl and they both manage to work beautifully in tandem. Whether its heading underground to catch a quick subway train across to the other side of the city or heading into the markets to experience some traditional food, the transition is seamless between these new and old aspects and this is one of the great things about Kyoto. It's old but its new at the same time !

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