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Look but don’t touch (or snap)


Dec 10, 2019

Look but don’t touch (or snap)

Dec 10, 2019

Geisha and Maiko are icons of traditional Japan, but following incidents of the female entertainers being hounded by tourists, new regulations now ban visitors to Kyoto’s Gion neighbourhood from taking images altogether in the town’s private streets. Gion District, with its picturesque flagstoned alleyways flanked by wooden teahouses, is one of Kyoto’s most popular attractions.

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