Arashiyama is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto. Arashiyama is focused around the Oi River which forms a backdrop to the district. Arashiyama is famous its “Moon Crossing Bridge” (Togetsukyo Bridge), cherry blossom and World Heritage Site, Tenryuji Temple.
Guide to Districts.
Gion Kyoto is a district that time largely forgot. Gion is home to many Geisha houses, traditional tea houses and restaurants. The best time to visit is in the evenings when you can see Geisha and Maiko (trainee Geisha) walking to and from tea houses and restaurants that line the paved streets. The read more
Pontocho is a district in Kyoto, known for Geisha, geisha houses and traditional tea houses. Like Gion, Pontocho is famous for the preservation of forms of traditional architecture and entertainment.