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Kyoto, Japan

上七軒舞妓 さと龍さんと梅さやさん

Together with other maiko (apprentice geisha) and geiko (geisha) of the Kamishichiken district, maiko Satoryu (left) and maiko Umesaya (right) were hosting an open air tea ceremony at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Kyoto, Japan.

In Kyoto geisha are known as geiko and apprentice geisha are known as maiko.

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  1. 1dmouse 38 months ago | reply

    Fantastic :)

  2. ceccocla 37 months ago | reply

    excellent much compliments.

  3. miitchan 36 months ago | reply

    Uauuu very beautifulll ;D

  4. Gabriela__F 34 months ago | reply

    i love your country sooo much, my dream to visit it one day:)
    beautiful!!

  5. ZAINAB . KHUDHOR 34 months ago | reply

    wow i love your pic its butfle
    comment me ^^

  6. corso-fotografia.it 34 months ago | reply

    i love this picture,
    geisha!!!

  7. Moderação Diamond! 34 months ago | reply

    This picture is fantastic :D

  8. thepmos 32 months ago | reply

    I love this photographer.......the pictures are wonderful!!!

  9. chasingtimemedia 32 months ago | reply

    This is such a beautiful capture!

  10. Jennyfer Vigue 32 months ago | reply

    Wonderful capture !

  11. nadiarahmani [deleted] 31 months ago | reply

    Omg i love this pict!!!!

  12. elisa_photography [deleted] 31 months ago | reply

    this make up! :o

  13. EtsukoChan 30 months ago | reply

    Umesaya chan! She is soooo Cute!

  14. Luis Diaz Devesa 19 months ago | reply

    unas expresiones muy dulces...

  15. Bill Macomber 16 months ago | reply

    The word geisha in literal terms means art. They are moving, living pieces of art and beauty and this photograph embodies the culture and grace of a geisha. Well done, great capture.

  16. Rabari-Fan 11 months ago | reply

    soft, delicate portrait, as fragile as the Sakura. Kirei desu neee

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