The dark history of the geisha

Did you know that the first geisha were men?

Stars Insider

01/02/24 | StarsInsider


The geisha is a quintessential symbol of Japanese culture. For centuries, these women have gone through years of rigorous training to master a number of skills and become premium entertainers. But how well do you know the history of the geisha? Who are these women, and what do they do, really?

In this gallery, we travel back in time and take you on a journey through the fascinating (and dark) history of the geisha. Click on to learn more.

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