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Asakusa Kannonura Ichiyosakura Festival Celebrates History of Courtesan Culture Of Yoshiwara

TOKYO, JAPAN - APRIL 12: Tekomai Geishas are seen during the Asakusa Kannonura Ichiyosakura Festival Edo Yoshiwara Oiran Dochu on April 12, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. Actresses dressed as 'Oirans', or high class courtesans, parade to recreate the Oiran Dochu, the walk the top courtesans used to make around the 'pleasure quarter' of Yoshiwara to escort their guests until the 1950s when the prostitution was outlawed by Japanese government. (Photo by Sawayasu Tsuji/Getty Images)
Asakusa Kannonura Ichiyosakura Festival Celebrates History of Courtesan Culture Of Yoshiwara
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