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The Treasures of Gion

As revealed by our Japan correspondent Ted Grinewich-Yonashiro The Gion district is Kyoto’s home for traditional Japanese arts and techniques. Shrines, galleries, and shops selling traditional crafts nestle together on Fourth Avenue (Shijo-Dori) east of Keihan’s Gion-Shijo Station. The Minamiza Theater, the birthplace of Kabuki, is a Japanese national treasure ...

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