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Exploring Gion

So much to see and enjoy!

If you walk around Gion area you will see many sights to interest and charm you. Probably everyone hopes to see a geisha, and perhaps you will, although she may not be genuine - she may be a dressed up tourist! Mysterious and elegant restaurants are plentiful, and rickshaws are a common sight. Don't miss Gion's cute old post office and or Minami Shirakawa Dori, or the small shrine opposite Minamiza theater. However I don't recommend the okonomiyaki at the interesting looking restaurant next to the shrine. Look around, but eat somewhere else!

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