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Gion Kobu Kaburenjo祇園甲部歌舞練場

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Gion Kobu Kaburenjo is in Kyoto's Higashiyama Ward. It was originally a remodeled version of a building at Kenninji Temple in 1873, but it was moved and rebuilt on its present site in 1913. It has been designated a Kyoto Prefectural Tangible Cultural Property. It is renowned as a site for traditional performing arts presented by maiko (apprentice geisha) and for the Miyako Odori, a program of traditional dances performed every spring.


Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Gionmachiminamigawa 570-2 (Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea)

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Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Gionmachiminamigawa 570-2 [ map ]
Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea
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          Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.

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