The local government designated the Higashi area as an entertainment quarter in 1820. Several of the buildings are now ... More
Shima Geisha House
The local government designated the Higashi area as an entertainment quarter in 1820. Several of the buildings are now restaurants or inns, but because of preservation efforts one can get an idea of feudal times by strolling down the street. Notice the characteristic latticework on the facing of the old geisha houses. The Shima Geisha House's interior is open to the visitors. The two-story house includes a tearoom, private reception rooms and a courtyard garden.
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