Sunday, August 26, 2012

Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka in Gion

In Gion area, a little to the north part of Kiyomizu Temple, there are Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka, the paths in very traditional Japanese style.  Ninen-zaka and Sannen-zaka literally mean "Two year slopes" and "Three year slopes."  (It is said that Two year and Three year were referred to the Imperial years when they were constructed. (The years are actually 807 and 808 in the Christian era.)  

On these two lovely streets, you can see Japanese old houses, traditional shops, and Japanese sweets cafes and restaurants. 

Sometimes you can see girls wearing kimono and walking through.

An Umbrella Shop.

A folding fans Shop.

Good ambience, isn't it?


Find fancy goods here, and take to your country!

Experience Japan!

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