Japanese Tea Ceremony by Teruhide Tomori. Traditional tea ceremony presented by Kamishichiken Maiko Geiko ladies in the garden of Kamigamo shrine, a Shinto sanctuary on the banks of the Kamo River in north Kyoto, Japan.
The part of town where you'll likely see a geisha. It's more common to see the apprentice "maiko" than a geisha. Most people mistake a maiko for a geisha. Maikos wear a dangling obi and dangling hair ornament while geishas do not.
A Maiko walks in the snow in Gion, Kyoto's famous geisha district, January 2006 in Kyoto, Japan. The ancient city Kyoto attracts the largest number of visitors in Japan and has been increasing every year. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)