An official of Higashiyama ward office. Geisha claim they have been pursued by visitors grabbing at their sleeves and wanting to take their photographs. Residents and local business owners in Gion, the Kyoto district where most geisha live, have now volunteered to guard the streets to stop any trouble. (BBC News)© Japan Today
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Some tourists seem to have the impression that Gion is a theme park, and geisha and maiko are walking the streets as part of a performance.
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