Ponto cho and Kiya cho are next to each other. Both of them have been known a gourmet area crowding many restaurants for a long time. Especially Ponto cho is known as a famous geisha quarter. You can see real maiko in this area.
It is known as the famous words of `jump off the stage of the Kiyomizu temple`. This temple is one of main sightseeing spots in Kyoto. It is so famous that the stage of the Kiyomizu is located at a high place. The temple opened in 778. It is a very old temple. There are many cultural treasures such as Jyuichimen Senjyukannon besides the main building which is registered as a national treasure. It is registered as a world treasure.
It is a large shrine in the end of east of Shijyo Street, which is a main street in Kyoto. Since it is located near a busy quarter of Gion, this shrine is called `Gion san` by local people. There are many `Yasaka Shrines` in Japan but this shrine is the grand head shrine. It is said that this shrine assist the beauty and love. Therefore, it is very popular with female visitors. 。