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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. No.1
    Make your evening in Gion special with a beautiful maiko (trainee geisha) to experience the secret traditions of Japan. With helpful English assistance, watch an enchanting performance as you savor an authentic kaiseki-style Kyoto cuisine.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD185.07

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. No.2
    Experience an enchanting evening with a maiko as you savor a delicious Japanese-style dinner. Watch an elegant dance, play fun games and enjoy a conversation with helpful English assistance for an unforgettable time in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD186.02

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. No.3
    Join a maiko or geiko for a lovely afternoon in Kyoto with tea and sweets. Sip a bowl of matcha green tea specially prepared for you while you watch an elegant dance performance in a traditional restaurant in the geisha district of Gion.
    English Available

    From USD38.89

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  4. 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

    USD84.94

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Have a wonderful evening in Kyoto by watching an enchanting maiko performance. Be fascinated with their graceful dance and have a fun time playing traditional drinking games in a Japanese-style venue!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD50.30

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. 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.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    From USD30.37

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Take a step into the magical world of the maiko (trainee geisha) with an amazing evening at a traditional restaurant in Gion. Enjoy drinking while the maiko performs a lovely dance, then take the opportunity to chat in English and even take pictures!
    English Available

    From USD116.74

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (evening)
  8. Experience Kyoto by spending time with an elegant maiko. Marvel at her beauty and grace as you watch a traditional performance in a spacious Japanese-style room. Spend a memorable time by taking photos and even adding an optional lunch!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD40.81

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. 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

    USD116.74

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  10. 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

    USD271.44

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. Make your evening in Kyoto extra special as you experience the hospitality of elegant geiko and maiko with English assistance. Watch a traditional performance, play games and take photos for a truly unforgettable night.
    English Available

    USD52.20

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  12. See the wondrous district of Gion. Have your photo taken with a maiko. Walk through the gates of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine and see a striking view of Kyoto's seasonal beauty from Arashiyama.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD113.89

    Sun, Wed
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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

    USD142.36

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    2 hour(s) (evening)
  14. Take a quick glance at Kyoto's nightlife as you watch a performance of maiko dances while savoring delicious Kyoto cuisine. Enjoy a memorable evening in the ancient capitol on a speedy night time bus tour.
    Meal Provided

    USD97.76

    Fri
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  15. 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 USD123.38

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  16. The traditions of the geisha and maiko are an intriguing mystery. Now you can enjoy lunch and entertainment with them in an authentic Japanese restaurant.
    English Available

    From USD130.22

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (afternoon)
  17. 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 USD199.31

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

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