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Geisha house in Mitarai - used to house 100 geisha

This was a geisha house (or oiran house - as geisha was a term used mainly in Kyoto) that used to... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2015
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22 Jul 2015
“Geisha house in Mitarai - used to house 100 geisha”
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

This was a geisha house (or oiran house - as geisha was a term used mainly in Kyoto) that used to house 100 geisha during the Edo and early Meiji period. Not to be mistaken as a brothel - geisha were mostly entertainers who knew...More

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