Here is the link to a website which reads Gion Festival and a map. The map shows "How to get there", and Shijyo Karasuma is on the map. It may be a bit help for your understanding the area.
There have not been any MacDonalds around Shijyo-Karasuma which is a kind of core business area in Kyoto. I heard that some women said, "Wow, there is a MacDonalds in Shijyo Karasuma." I also thought it was a bit
Yes, this is a very local event. Sorry for anyone who is not interested in such a news.
My daughter and I went to the MacDonalds by my Mama Bicycle. The floor is large and beautiful. I secretly drank beer eating potato. We ate usual food but we could enjoy there.:)
Here is one more secret. The building has a bike parking lot. You can use it. But you easily fail to notice it. I want you to find it if you bike there by chance. :)