July 17, 2017

Ochaya

Tea House Tomiyo, Higashiyama-ku, Kyōto
Fujifilm Finepix X100
富美代(京都市東山区八坂新地末吉町)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: In Japan, a tea house (お茶屋, ochaya) is an establishment where patrons are entertained by geisha (芸者). Ochaya are located in geisha districts (花街, kagai or hanamachi), and are today most numerous in Kyōto, though they can be found in geisha districts in other cities, such as Tokyō. (Read More...)

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