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Gion Kaikan

323 Giommachikitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-0160
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Twice a year a highly professional performance by Geiko and Maiko is held at Gion Kaikan, not to be... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
endis
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Vilnius, Lithuania
Gion Odori

Attended the Gion Odori here earlier this month Enchanting series of dances performed by Geiko... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Paul W
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Aldershot
via mobile
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323 Giommachikitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0073, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Twice a year a highly professional performance by Geiko and Maiko is held at Gion Kaikan, not to be confused with Gion Corner where daily performances are held for tourists throughout the year. We bought tickets to Gion Odori (10 days in the start of...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Attended the Gion Odori here earlier this month Enchanting series of dances performed by Geiko & Maiko. A Must -see if you are in Kyoto in November. Paid an extra ¥500 to attend a brief group tea ceremony attended by two maiko Absolutely loved it.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing .... colourful and enchanting. I attended including the Tea ceremony with the new maiko Kanona . Was interesting to watch the various maiko and Geisha both on and off the stage ( in the audience with customers)

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

Was lucky enough to get tickets to see the Gion Odori ( Autumn Geiko/Maiko Dance)@ this venue last Sunday. Totally Mesmeric & Memorable performance. We got our 4,000 yen tickets though JTB in Asakusa, Tokyo. If in Kyoto during Spring or Autumn, make this a...More

Thank Paul W
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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
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entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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