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Enjoying an evening of maiko entertainment is a true only-in-Kyoto experience. From wallet-friendly to luxurious private dinners, check out options for all budgets. Indulge in Kyoto-style cuisine while watching apprentice geisha perform elegant dances. Learn some traditional Japanese party games and even take pictures with these iconic entertainers dressed in splendid kimono, to capture unforgettable memories of your trip.
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  1. Experience an enchanting time with a maiko as you savor an elegant course-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance and play traditional games for a memorable time in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD177.82

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Watch a maiko perform a traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Snap a photo with the maiko after the show. Cap the tour with a lovely view of the city from Mt. Higashiyama.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Special

    USD79.55

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  3. Meet the beautiful trainee geisha of Kyoto and witness the secret traditions of Japan. Enjoy an evening of culture, entertainment and delicious food with the iconic geisha and maiko.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD177.82

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Immerse yourself in the world of the elegant and ethereal Kyoto geisha. Tour one of the city's geisha districts with a friendly guide before having a light dinner while watching a maiko perform.
    English Available

    From USD202.15

    Group Discount
    Weekday
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Take a big step into the magical world of geisha and maiko with an amazing evening. Enjoy drinking while the maiko performs, then take the chance to chat in English and even take pictures!
    English Available

    From USD115.11

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  6. Step back in time with a visit to Gion Corner, where a showcase of traditional Japanese arts is held. After that, delight in a candlelight tea ceremony before a shojin ryori dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD115.11

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. Savor Kyoto dishes on the riverbed while enjoying the cool breeze. Enjoy the unique opportunity to talk or take photos with Kyoto maiko who will serve you drinks and provide entertaining banter!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD126.34

    Daily
    (evening)
  8. Meet one of Kyoto's lovely maiko, who will dance and provide traditional Japanese style hospitality during a private dinner at the Nishijin Tondaya machiya townhouse.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD212.26

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Experience the real Kyoto by meeting a maiko. See her perform traditional dances, and get the chance to play Japanese party games! After that, treat yourself with an included Kyoto style dinner.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD140.38

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Entertain guests or family with special maiko performances in a private tea house in the heart of Kyoto. Enjoy sake and delicious Japanese cuisine for a memorable evening of refinement and culture.
    Meal Provided

    From USD196.54

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (evening)
  11. Relax the Kyoto way with a summertime gourmet meal while listening to the sounds of the river and watching maiko put on an elegant performance.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD186.24

    Mon, Tue, Thu
    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  12. Have a wonderful evening in Kyoto. Watch an enchanting maiko dance performance and indulge in an optional fancy Japanese bento box meal. Be fascinated by their graceful movements and gentle hands as they play fun Japanese parlor games with you.
    Meal Provided

    From USD54.28

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  13. Relax with your group and enjoy a private performance by a maiko in a classic high-end Japanese restaurant. Savor a delicious kaiseki dinner, lunch or a few drinks in the heart of Kyoto.
    Meal Provided

    From USD121.66

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)

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