Gion is Kyoto's most famous geisha district, located in the city center around Shijo Avenue between Yasaka Shrine in the east and the Kamo River in the west. This is where you're likely to see a real life Geisha heading to work.
Gôra Kadan, Hakone, Japan Ever felt like bathing in a Zen garden? Book room No. 702 at Gôra Kadan, a secluded ryokan 65 miles south of Tokyo—its open-air soaking tub sources hot water from mineral springs on the hotel grounds.