Kawaramachi Street

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The Yamaboko Junkō parade on Kawaramachi Street during the Gion Matsuri festival on July 17, 2009

Kawaramachi Street (河原町通, Kawaramachi-dōri) runs parallel to the west bank of the Kamo River on the eastern side of Kyoto, Japan. Its intersection with Shijō Street is called Shijō Kawaramachi and is a leading shopping district of the city.

Both Shijo and Kawaramachi Street are protected with smoking bans.