Gion a famous district in Kyoto as it became this famous for its many geisha and has become a famous sightseeing spot in Kyoto. Tourists come here walking along the street, stopping by to have some green tea at small tea houses, eat some authentic sweets at sweets shops or have a lovely classic dinner at restaurants. Gion is also very close to Kiyomizu-dera, one of the most famous World Heritage Site in Kyoto. Therefore it is to spend your day here going from the temple, walking down along zaikas (Ninen-zaka, Sannen-zaka or Kiyomizu-zaka) to the Yasaka Shrine. So, if you want to enjoy an elegant and slow relaxing atmosphere during your travel, have a look at the following places when you visit the Gion area and around.