Apr 1
~
Apr 20

Miyako Odori

Cancelled
¥4,000 – ¥5,500

A performance by Maiko and Geiko from different districts, also known as the dance of the capital. Begun to raise spirits after Tokyo was first declared Japan’s capital, it has been held in the Kaburenjo Theater since 1873 but due to ongoing work it will be held at the Minami-za theatre for the third year in a row. There are three performances a day: 12.00pm, 2.20pm and 4.40pm and you can get tickets for either ¥4,000 (second class seats) or ¥5,500 (first class seats) online.

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