Photo of the Day: Gion Townhouses

A very famous and popular tourist area in Kyoto, Gion have pedestrian streets which are still dotted with old-style Japanese houses called machiya, roughly translated means “townhouse”.

Gion 1

The Shirakawa Canal runs along the rear of a row of ochayas (tea houses).

 Gion 2

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