We’ll start storolling beautiful entreatment area of Gion. We’ll go 3 main red-light areas including Ponto-cho and see amazingly photogenic street, taking some photo stop. This can be the hi-light of this area. Night time is very beautiful. If you are lucky, you may see beautiful Maiko “professional Japanese art entertainer”. We'll also explain culture and system of Gion and Maiko and take you to photogenic street. Next We'll go to the my favorite Japanese whiskey bar which providing variety kind of Japanese whiskey including vintage one. You will definitely find your favorite. Sake, Shochu, Beer, and Softdrink and some snack are also available. Let's have a drinks and share fantastic Kyoto night life.
Some snack Some snack at Japanese whiskey bar. you can also order your favorite one if you feel hungry and need.
I & freinds are Japanese professional trekking tour guide (also a travel freak) and just started my own tour business. I used work in a Soba Noodle restaurant and a Hotel in Gion area. My research theme was Gion in University. When I was 18, I fell in love with Kyoto after one visiting. Then I moved to Kyoto and lived for 5 years. Kyoto is not only for temples & shrines. Nightlife is also very attractive. I'll show you around most scenic night area of Gion, including 3 red light areas. It's very photogenic. Next, I'll take you to Japanese Whiskey bar, you can enjoy Beer, Sake other drink too
Enjoy a great view of River float restaurant, which is summer feature of Kyoto & walk through the most scenic street of Ponto-Cho. We'll go to Hanamikoji, famous, somehow touristic street, through take you to a hidden side street to see a deeper aspect of Gion. Then go to the biggest red light area & enjoy scenic riverside street to go to the Japanese whiskey bar. 1h 15m for walking, 45m for drinking. If you need, I'll take you to station in end.
Gion Night Walk & Japanese whiskey