Miyagawa-cho, then located in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto.
Hanamachi(‘flower town,’ or geisha district) is up to 6-chome from Miyagawasuji chome.
Here begins the era of kabuki dance of Izumo no Okuni.
Initially, here was a red-light district that prostitute or teenage boy had a entertain guests.
Until the Anti-Prostitution Law is enforced, here there are a lot of brothels, there are still building of Brothels era today.
Currently, Miyagawa-cho is Hanamachi only geisha.
Every year, “Miyako odori(Kyoto dance)” is staged in the spring.
Maiko number is boasts a large number of more than 20 people following the instep part Gion.