Sunday, August 10, 2008

Oiran Dochu - Parade of Courtesans

On Thursday, August 7th I was lucky to catch Oiran Dochu- which is a parade of women wearing the special kimonos of courtesans.

They only walked about 2 blocks - but it took the lovely courtesans about an hour to do so. (you can see why in the video!)

more photos of oiran dochu >

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