4-1, Maruyamamachi, Nagasaki Shi, Nagasaki Ken, 850-0902, Japan 【FAX】095-822-0169
About Nagasaki Kenban. – 長崎検番
What is Nagasaki Kemban
Nagasaki Kemban has its office in Nagasaki Maruyama, which used to be one of three major Geisha Quarters in Japan along with Edo Yoshiwara and Kyo Shimabara. Nagasaki Kemban assists Geikoshi (*2) to rehearse and manages their assignments at restaurants. When you would like Geikoshi to be in your party, please consult restaurants for arrangements.
(*1) Kemban: Geikoshi Management Office
(*2) Geikoshi: a group of Geiko; Geiko is a Geisha lady
Nagasaki Kemban Office
To go to the Nagasaki Kemban Office, please go from Shianbashi to Maruyama and make a left turn at the gate of a restaurant named Kagetsu.
The office is situated in a 100-year-old wooden building and there are red lanterns displaying the names of Geiko hung under the eave.