Wachigaiya was founded in 1688, and has continued operating as a traditional place for banquet over 320 years. Wachigaiya is the only in active service of the place in Japan that combines both function of Ageya and Okiya. Ageya is an elegant restaurant where are held banquets accompanied by the entertainment of Tayu (a Geisha of the highest rank who has high education for traditional culture). Okiya is the place where provide education training for Tayu. No one can visit Wachigaiya without member accompanied. Wachigaiya is the most strictly difficult to visit among other Ochaya in all the entertainment districts