Kyoto: Learn All About the Geisha Culture

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A Geisha is a Japanese female entertainer who plays hostess in the traditional teahouses. An age-old culture that has thrived over hundreds of years in Kyoto, the Geisha or the Geiko (Kyoto phrase for Geisha) articulate themselves with a thick white foundation on their face, neck and chest, coupled with brightly colored red lips and embellished with a distinctive hairstyle. Head out to the teahouses, and experience first-hand the warm and affable nature of the Geisha culture that has experienced a steady decline in tradition and the number of its genuine hostesses. Get an in-depth lesson on this time-honored practice, and separate myth from fact by engaging in this unique insider experience.

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