This is the only geisha we saw in the geisha district. :)
Heading toward the Yasaka Pagoda, the pagoda has been destroyed by fire and rebuilt numerous times. The current structure was erected by Ashikaga Yoshinori in the year 1440.
In Japan, the swastika is called manji. Since the Middle Ages, it has been used as a coat of arms by various Japanese families.On Japanese maps, a swastika is used to mark the location of a Buddhist temple.
Ryozen Kannon, is a war memorial commemorating the Japanese who died during World War II. The statue is of Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara.