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Traditional Kyoto Maiko Dance Performance in Higashiyama

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Discover Kyoto's maiko culture! Watch a traditional Japanese dance performance while savoring a delicious meal or some matcha tea and sweets. Get to know more about this secretive sisterhood.

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Vegetarian/vegan meals are available upon request.
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Price
Handara Performance Only Course
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 27.58
USD 27.58
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 18.39
USD 18.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 27.58
USD 27.58
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 18.39
USD 18.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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Watch a beautiful performance by the maiko and spend some time to chat.
Please note that one drink must be purchased on site per person.
  • Duration: 1 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / Maiko performance
  • Schedule
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  • 16:00 Check-in at Maiko Theater
  • Maiko Dance Performance
    DSC_0011 Enjoy a captivating cultural experience as you meet a maiko! See the grace and beauty of her movements as she performs beautiful songs and dances that illustrate traditional Japanese art forms.
  • Chatting Time
    DSC_0016 After the performance, take some time to have a small conversation with the maiko.
  • 17:00 Check-out from Maiko Theater
Package detail / Schedule
Ofuku Tea Course
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 62.52
USD 62.52
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 18.39
USD 18.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 62.52
USD 62.52
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 18.39
USD 18.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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Enjoy a bowl of matcha served with Japanese sweets!
Please note that this plan does not come with lunch.
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Admission / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / Framed souvenir picture (only for adults) / Special hand towel from the theater (only for adults) / Matcha green tea and sweets / Maiko performance
  • Schedule
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Starting time: 14:00 16:00
Starting time: 14:00 16:00
  • 14:00 Check-in at Maiko Theater
  • Traditional Japanese Delicacies
    DSC_0100 Taste some of the finest Japanese delicacies while watching a maiko performance! Savor some local sweets paired with matcha green tea which will be prepared and served by the maiko.
  • Maiko Dance Performance
    DSC_0011 Enjoy a captivating cultural experience as you meet a maiko! See the grace and beauty of her movements as she performs dances that epitomize the beauty of this traditional Japanese art form.
  • Photo Time!
    DSC_0016 After the show strike a pose with a the maiko for a memento of your visit to Kyoto!
  • 15:30 Check-out at Maiko Theater
Package detail / Schedule
Wareshinobu Lunch Course
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 80.91
USD 80.91
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 34.94
USD 34.94
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 80.91
USD 80.91
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 34.94
USD 34.94
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
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Savor a Japanese bento box and tea for lunch while watching the maiko perform.
  • Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Admission / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking staff / Framed souvenir picture (only for adults) / Special hand towel from the theater (only for adults) / Bottled tea / Maiko performance
  • Schedule
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  • 14:00 Check-in at Maiko Theater
  • Traditional Japanese Lunch
    DSC_0101 Savor a tasty bento box lunch served with a bottle of tea while watching the performance.
  • Maiko Dance Performance
    DSC_0011 Enjoy a captivating cultural experience as you meet a maiko! See the grace and beauty of her movements as she performs beautiful songs and dances that illustrate traditional Japanese art forms.
  • Photo Time!
    DSC_0016 Strike a pose with the maiko after the show, for a memento of your visit to Kyoto!
  • 15:30 Check-out at Maiko Theater
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Due to the limited number of staff, wheelchair assistance is not always available.
      Please understand that bathrooms are also standard sized and cannot fit wheelchairs.
    • Infants (ages 0-2) may take part for free but will not have an individual seat.
    • Child fare (ages 3-12) does not include the hand towel or a photo souvenir.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Additional meals and drinks are not included in the price unless specified in the inclusions.
    • Photography and video filming of the maiko performance is not permitted.
    • Smoking is prohibited in the theater.
    • This tour is mainly operated in Japanese. The explanation about maiko and food menus are available in English.
    • Vegan meal options are available upon request.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 14:00 local time, 14 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(3 reviews)
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1 - 1.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
Accessible

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Yana P.
I really liked watching how Maiko San was dancing. Also, she kindly answered all questions we made. The performance itself consisted of two dances, a game with Maiko San and answering questions abou...more
This experience is a great "sampler" or introduction to Kyoto's Maiko history and culture. There was a short tea ceremony (some lovely Japanese ladies who were also attending were great for explaining...more
by: Marco
Very professional and good performance. Nice to meet you
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