Kagurazaka, the Geisha town

Kagurazaka used to be a geisha town back in the Edo period. Today they still have geisha houses and you can still hear the sound of music instrument geisya girls are practicing when you walk down the streets.  When you go to Kagurazaka, the alleys are the places you want to explore to.  Narrow roads, dead-ends, hidden cafes, old pavements, you will enjoy history of the town such as Kakurenbo yokocho, Atamiyukaidan and Oguri yokocho.  There is a place where they used to have a warehouse to store weapons of warriors during the Edo period called Heiko Yokocho.  The temple called Zengannji was the first place where the temple festival started in history.

Kagurazaka is influenced by French culture and a mix of French and old Tokyo creates unique cultural collaboration.

The nearest JR and subway station is Iidabashi. It is also close to Kagurazaka station on Oedo Toei subway line.

The cafe called Kagurazaka Saryo in the alley is a nice spot to have lunch or coffee break with sweets.

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