Asakusa

Asakusa

Asakusa (浅草), on the East side of Tokyo, is an area known as “Shitamachi” (literally meaning “low city”), where historically were inhabited by artisans and merchants in the feudal period.

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How to Book Geisha in Japan

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Geisha, also known as geiko, are iconic to Japan. Although they have been around since the Edo period, some 400 years ago, geisha are still as mysterious and alluring to locals and foreigners alike to this day.