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Yasaka Hall Gion Corner弥栄会館 ギオンコーナー

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Here you can enjoy seven of Japan's traditional arts in the space of about an hour including Kyomai traditional Kyoto dance, Kyogen comedy theater, Gagaku traditional court music, Bunraku puppet theater, koto music, tea ceremony, and ikebana flower arranging. It is located inside the Yasaka Hall in Gion, Kyoto City, nearby the Gion Kobu Kaburenjo theater. In the lobby you'll find pictures of annual festivals held in ''Kyoto Gokagai (five districts)'' (Gion Kobu, Miyagawa-cho, Ponto-cho, Kamishichiken, Gion Higashi) as well as a Maiko gallery showing the ornamental flower pins worn by the Maiko, their hairstyles, and other small items. This is a famous place for seeing the character of Japan and is popular amongst students on school trips and foreign visitors. It is a five-minute walk from Gion-Shijo Station on the Keihan Line.

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Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Gionmachiminamigawa 570-2 Inside the Yakinikan (Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea)

phone 0755611119
place

[Performance] 18:00-, 19:00-
[Dec.-Mar. 2nd week] Fri. Sat. and Sun. Public holiday only

Review of Gion Corner

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/01/25 Savory seven artful wonders in one hour!
This was an enjoyable taste of seven Japanese art forms seamlessly interwoven together in under an hour that at times it seems like one event with several sub-plots. The event highlights the tea...
Reviewed:2020/01/19 Dozens of screaming kids totally ruin the experience
Not sure what to think about the whole experience to be honest. Yes, you get to see small performances of traditional Japanese arts. But the room is small, packed, you barely can see because everyone...
Reviewed:2020/01/18 Ever felt ripped-off?
The concept is great but this was just sad. The performance lasted barely 40 minutes. The seating is not tiered so if someone tall sits in front of you you will have to just enjoy the music. The...

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Address
Kyoto Kyoutoshi Higashiyama-ku Gionmachiminamigawa 570-2 Inside the Yakinikan [ map ]
Area
Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea
Phone
0755611119
Hours
[Performance] 18:00-, 19:00-
[Dec.-Mar. 2nd week] Fri. Sat. and Sun. Public holiday only
Closed
7/16, 8/16, 12/29-1/3
Fees
[Admission fee Friday]Adults3,150yen, High school student 2,200yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students1,900yen, Pre-schoolersFree
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(Free-WiFi)
English Menu
Available (Program in 12 languages Available)
Note
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 30, 2020 (Information as of June 22, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Night] 3,001-5,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.