Furthermore, citizens of the famous Gion quarter, where geisha and their understudies are often found, have taken it upon themselves to staunchly enforce Japanese etiquette on their own – like a citizen’s arrest.

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Geisha are quite simply entertainers. They practice traditional Japanese activities like singing, playing musical instruments, and serving tea, to those dining and eating at restaurants. They fit in so well with the scenery of Gion, that foreign tourists come to believe they’re part of it, when in reality they are often simply on their way to work.