Geisha taps Sapporo businesses to keep tradition alive

SAPPORO – Sapporo’s Susukino entertainment district used to host one of the nation’s biggest red-light districts with more than 300 geisha in the 1950s. But with the burst of the bubble economy in the late 1980s dealing a heavy blow to the local …
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