Tag: Gion


Day 345 – Gion Corner

No trip to Kyoto is complete without a visit to Gion Corner, showcasing seven different kinds of traditional Japanese art. Below are a couple pictures I took on my visit. Unfortunately, I was a few rows back so some other audience members heads butt into a few of the shots. I definitely recommend a trip […]


Day 170- Street Shamisen- Part 1

On a recent trip to Kyoto I stumbled into a shamisen busker- a man standing on a crowded Gion corner, eyes closed meditatively, carving a uniquely Japanese melody into the hazy evening bustle. I gave him a cursory glance and a nod of my camera to indicate I wanted to take a few pictures and […]