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Experience the Authentic Kyoto Culture

This is an exclusive premium space where
"first-time" visitors are politely declined

Kamishichiken Teahouse Play

京都音楽村

Kamishitiken

Kamishichiken, Kyoto's oldest geisha district, stretches along the eastern
approach to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.
Even today, all teahouses do not admit first-time customers without an
introduction. we will reserve one of the prestigious teahouses in
Kamishichiken for you. Enjoy the performance by maiko, geiko, and local
dancers, and experience "authentic" Kyoto culture up close. After the
dance, enjoy parlor games with maiko.
 

For a limited time
西陣TABIoffers two courses

Kamishichiken, Kyoto's oldest geisha district, stretches along the eastern
approach to Kitano Tenmangu Shrine.
Even today, all teahouses do not admit first-time customers without an
introduction. we will reserve one of the prestigious teahouses in
Kamishichiken for you. Enjoy the performance by maiko, geiko, and local
dancers, and experience "authentic" Kyoto culture up close. After the
dance, enjoy parlor games with maiko.

Course A

Teahouse Play + Japanese Traditional Dance Experience

Course B

Teahouse Play + Nishijin Cultural Tourism
Please refer to the back for details on each course.
Event Period: Late November 2023 to the end of January 2024.

Included in the Fee: Interpreter guide fee, meal expenses, experience fees.
Not Included in the Fee: Beverage expenses, transportation costs to the experience venue.
Minimum Group Size: 1 person
Maximum Capacity: 6 people
Meeting and Disbanding Location: Your accommodation hotel (The interpreter guide will pick you up).
Each course takes approximately 6.5 hours. (1:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Application Deadline: Please apply at least 3 days prior to the scheduled date.
Application Method: Please contact the email address below.

Experience the Authentic Kyoto Culture

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Course A

Japanese Traditional Dance Experience+TeahousePlay

Japanese Traditional Dance Experience

This is a special Japanese traditional dance experience held at the well-established restaurant "Kurosuke" in Kamishichiken, which has been reserved exclusively for this purpose.
The instruction is provided by the head of the murasakiha fujima-ryuSchool, who is a master of the fujima-ryu style that has been taughtto many kabuki actors.
You'll enjoy a fun lesson that will have youdancing Japanese traditional dance with simple choreography in ashort time. What you learn is basic movements. It will be a goodopportunity to adopt an alluring and graceful posture, and learnelegant and powerful movements.

 

The tour price starts at 149,000 yen.
*The tour price may vary depending on the number of
participants and the menu. Please inquire for details.
*The above price is per person for a group of 6
participants.

 

Course B

Nishijin Cultural Tourism+TeahousePlay

Nishijin Cultural Tourism

You can have a conversation at the workshop of the globally renowned
gold leaf craft artist, Mr. Rakusho Hiroto, and experience weaving at the
Nishijin Textile Center! The Gold Leaf Application Experience allows you
to experience the thinness and delicacy of gold leaf. You can write your
favorite characters on a black paper with adhesive and then apply the
gold leaf to it. The items you create can be taken home as they are.

 

Mr. Rakusho Hiroto

Hiroto Rakusho was born in Kyoto in 1962. He apprenticed with his
father, Jisaku Nishiyama, winner of the City of Kyoto Award for
Outstanding Technical Contribution to Traditional Handicrafts, and was
certified by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Indus­try as a Master of
Traditional Handicrafts in 1997. He has worked to expand metal leaf
design as an art form, collaborating with artists and students from
diverse backgrounds in Japan and abroad. Since 2005, he has held three solo shows, two in Kyoto museums and one in New York.

 

The tour price starts at 102,000 yen.
*The tour price may vary depending on the number of
participants and the menu. Please inquire for details.
*The above price is per person for a group of 6
participants.

 

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