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上七軒舞妓 さと雛さん

The maiko (apprentice geisha) Satohina. Together with other maiko (apprentice geisha) and geiko (geisha) of the Kamishichiken district, Satohina was 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.

Andrea Rapisarda, Gajin3, and 486 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. 花言葉2012 32 months ago | reply


  2. Richard Chane Photography 32 months ago | reply

    J'aime beaucoup très jolie

  3. reginald_dlani 31 months ago | reply

    fantastic candid portrait

  4. elisa_photography [deleted] 31 months ago | reply


  5. Vero_10 31 months ago | reply

    fantastic portrait.. beautiful colours..

  6. lucan2008 30 months ago | reply

    Una delicadeza

  7. *Harriet* 29 months ago | reply

    beautiful picture I love this sooooooo much!!!! x

  8. TheSittingBear 29 months ago | reply

    A wonderfully gentle moment.
    excellent image +++

  9. Pandora Von Lillian 29 months ago | reply

    Oh god, I love this...

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  11. agaudin 29 months ago | reply

    Truly a beautiful shot!

  12. Vulcanian 28 months ago | reply

    Great shot!

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  14. Beyza Bozkurt 21 months ago | reply

    Wowww amazing!! During Japan, i went Kyoto for 3 times and couldnt see any geisha.

  15. wyatt_duane 2 weeks ago | reply

    Nice, very nice

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