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Transform Experience to Beautiful 'OIRAN' and Photo Shoot

Transform Experience to Beautiful 'OIRAN' and Photo Shoot
Tours & Sightseeing > Photography Tours > Photography Tours
$651.33
Duration: 5 hours
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Description

"OIRAN" were highly regarded among the prostitutes during the Edo period, they were famous their incandescent beauty.They were women with stunning features, and their various capabilities were selected and educated. They received first class trainings, such as classical literature, Japanese poetry, calligraphy, tea ceremony, Japanese harp, and game of go and shogi. 
Why don't you experience "OIRAN" culture, and learn more about the uses of beautiful kimono and Japanese traditional hair ornaments? It will certainly be one of your unforgettable memories during your time in Tokyo!

◆Features of this experience
●Hair dressing
- We will not use the wig and dress your hair by using your own hair.
- We have variety of hairpins from gold to flower pins and you can choose what you like.

●Make up
- It will be Japanese makeup, using white, red and black.
- White makeup will be applied, taking your personalities into consideration. 

●Rental costumes
- All kimono are pure silk, and saten damask, and they have elegant shine and texture.
- Gorgeous and high quality over robes are available.
- Market value of a Kimono set: 1-2 million yen.
- Real Kimono set can be very heavy, weighing from 25 to 30kilos. But we are making it much lighter to mitigate the burden without compromising the quality. 

◆History of "OIRAN"
The first entertainment quarter (a place where prostitutes gather) in Japan was built in the south of Kyoto in 1589. The entertainment quarter was most popular during the Momoyama period, the glory days of Hideyoshi Toyotomi. During the transition from the Momoyama period to the early Edo period, after Ieyasu Tokugawa reigned the whole country, Edo Yoshiwara was officially acknowledged by the feudal government as an entertainment quarter. The highest-ranked Oiran was called "Tayu", but the name disappeared during Horeki era and the name "Oiran" had been used instead. With the enactment of anti-prostitution law in 1956, Edo Yoshiwara and other entertainment quarters vanished.

"OIRAN" were highly regarded among the prostitutes during the Edo period, they were famous their incandescent beauty.They were women with stunning features, and their various capabilities were selected and educated. They received first class trainings, such as classical literature, Japanese poetry, calligraphy, tea ceremony, Japanese harp, and game of go and shogi. 
Why don't you experience "OIRAN" culture, and learn more about the uses of beautiful kimono and Japanese traditional hair ornaments? It will certainly be one of your unforgettable memories during your time in Tokyo!