May 1
~
May 24

Kamogawa Odori

¥2,500 – ¥5,500

Featuring the dancers of the Pontocho area, this show has it’s own specially-built theater just off Pontocho called the Kaburenjo theater. The stage is designed to enhance the performance and curves, allowing for a more immersive experience for the audience. There are historical stories and costumes and the opportunity to add a traditional tea service if you are keen. Tickets starts at ¥2,500 for a regular seat, plus ¥900 if you want to add a tea ceremony, while special seats are ¥4,900 or ¥5,500 with tea ceremony.

Performances take place at 12.30pm, 2.10pm and 16.10pm each day. Tickets are available online through the website or ticket sellers PIA (used on 7/11 machines too) between Jan 8th – Jan 20th, Feb 3rd – Feb 17th and then from March 2nd until two days before each performance. Phone sales will begin from April 1st but only for special seating. Unfortunately their website indicates only special seating is available through all means bar the travel agent – but this could be an error. In the past tickets were made available on the day of each show from 10am but this is no longer mentioned (it could still be worth seeing at 10am if you’re in the area though, just in case!).

Get the best Japan Cheapo hacks direct to your inbox

Related Events
  • Shigisan Tiger Festival, Nara
    Feb 22
    ~
    Feb 23

    Shigisan Tiger Festival

    February is traditionally known as the month of the tiger. To celebrate this, a tiger festival is held at Chōgosonshi-ji temple – a budhist temple in the city of Ikoma in Nara precture. The main parade takes place between 11am […]

    9:00am – 5:00pm
    Free
  • towada maidens statue
    Feb 1
    ~
    Feb 24

    Lake Towada Winter Story 2020

    On the shores of Lake Towada, the venue is transformed into an illuminated winter wonderland for a period of three weeks in February. Throughout the period of the festival, there will be fireworks over the lake from 8pm to 8:10pm. […]

    Free
  • Kitano Plum Blossom Baikasai Festival
    Tue, Feb
    25

    Baikasai Plum Blossom Festival

    A fantastic opportunity to see one of Kyoto’s most beautiful temples, with stunning plum blossom, tea ceremonies and even Geisha – this is an unmissable event. The grounds are filled with aged plum blossom trees and are celebrated annually, but […]

    10:00am – 3:00pm
    Free

Recommended hotels located nearby

We do our best to make sure event info is correct. However, all event details are subject to change.