Take a bus:
JR Kyoto Station: City Bus 206 or 100 to Gion bus stop.
Walk towards Gion Kyoto's famous entertainment district. Gion is the one place in Japan where you may see Geisha or Maiko scampering between appointments. As darkness falls watch the traditional lanterns gradually come to life and you wander down tiny alleys housing many restuarants offering tempting cuisine.
Buy show tickets at Gion Corner, walk around Shirakawa, then go to the Gion Corner for the show, then dinner in Hanami Koji area.
Even with its startling concrete torii gate, this small, charming shrine in the middle of Sagano is a popular must-s …
Thing to Do
Saga Nonomiya-cho Kyoto-Shi, 26 616-8393 Japan +81 75 871 1972
This is in the bamboo forest.
Go here after lunch maybe (free entrance), or visit some other sites (Tenryu-ji: one of the city's UNESCO world heritage sites, one of kyoto's five great zen temples. Temples, monkey park? free and easy).
Walk up this attractive winding road lined with colourful souvenir and craft shops. Kiyomizu Dera is famous for its giant wooden stage overlooking panoramic views of Kyoto. Its main hall is entirely constructed of wood and supported by huge columns and beams without the use of a single nail, screw or bolt.
The Chuo Subway Line conveniently connects Tempozan Harbor Village with central Osaka in under 20 minutes. The district offers pleasant shopping and entertainment facilities. It is centered around Tempozan Marketplace, a medium sized mall around which the Ferris wheel and aquarium are located