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Tokyo Geisha

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  1. Geisha are one of the most misunderstood pieces of the Japanese cultural puzzle. These traditional Japanese entertainers are trained in various Japanese arts—dance, music, and the tea ceremony. Here’s what you need to know about geisha culture in Tokyo. What is a Geisha?
  2. Aug 02,  · The original role of geisha was as an assistant to the oiran, high-class and every expensive Japanese courtesans who resided in the pleasure quarters of Edo (modern day Tokyo), Kyoto, and other major cities in the Edo Period ().
  3. Itinerary in Tokyo for 3 Days. If you have 3 days in Tokyo, you are best of focusing on the main attractions in the city as mentioned in the 2 day itinerary and then use the third day to explore more of the weird and wonderful aspects of the city. Day 1: As mentioned in the 2 day itinerary. Day 2: As mentioned in the 2 day itinerary.
  4. Tokyo geisha with shamisen, circa s. Geisha who worked within the pleasure quarters were strictly forbidden from selling sex. This was done to protect the business of the oiran (courtesans), who held high importance in the society at the time. Geisha were also forbidden from wearing particularly flashy hairpins or kimono, and if a courtesan.
  5. Geisha are seen wearing face masks as they stroll at a street in Tokyo after their dance class on July Though the ancient capital of Kyoto is best known for geisha, Tokyo has six geisha.
  6. Aug 28,  · There are six geisha districts in Tokyo, though they are collectively called the ‘Tokyo Roku Hanamachi’ or ‘The Six Flower Towns’, and include Shinbashi, Asakusa, Yoshicho, Kagurazaka, Hachioji and Mukojima. Here is a quick summary of the two more popular and larger geisha districts in Tokyo:5/5(1).
  7. geisha entertainment in tokyo Experience one of the few remaining hidden geisha districts in Japan. Find beauty and charm in the performing arts of Japan's most famous and historical entertainers.
  8. Though the ancient capital of Kyoto is best known for geisha, Tokyo has six geisha districts of its own. But discouraged by the rigour of geisha life with its hours of artistic practice, fewer now.
  9. Geisha Tokyo, Inc. CEO Taisei Tanaka Mail Address 〒 Nakagawa Bldg. Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo.

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