Hanami-koji Dori Historic Street
Gion Geisha Assaults
The Gion area has experienced problems with tourists trespassing, littering, and harassing geisha and maiko going about their daily business. Fines can be imposed on tourists demonstrating bad behaviour, including trespassing, unauthorised photography, littering and harassment.
Please don’t be one of those tourists…
Updated 29 February 2020
About Hanami-koji Dori Historic Street
A popular street in Gion with preserved Machiya style houses which now house a range of fine dining restaurants. A well known area for exclusive (and expensive!) ochaya tea houses, where Geisha and Maiko perform.