Geisha (Maiko) Show & Ozashiki asobi experience in Kyoto Gion Kiyomizu


Meeting point

Kyoto Geisha Show & Experience GION MAIKOYA

100, Rokurocho, Matsubara-dori Yamatooji Higashi iru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto


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*This building is a registered tangible cultural property in Japan.


*Children under 7 can not enter this venue.


*MAIKOYA has multiple branches. Please double-check the address you should visit. If you visit the wrong branch, you will need to relocate, resulting in a shorter meeting time with the geisha.


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Your experience includes

  • A professional English speaking guide who will escort you all the way
  • Answering any questions you may have about the geisha or Japanese culture & history
  • Geisha or apprentice geisha (maiko) dance performance
  • Interaction with the geisha after the show
  • Opportunities to take a picture with the geisha or photograph her dance show
  • Friendly and relaxing atmosphere


¥13,000 JPY / person (+tax)

Book now with the coupon code to get discounts! *This experience cannot be canceled or changed from 15 days before the event date.
*If the show is cancelled in case of emergency you get a full refund. If the walking tour is cancelled because of rain or emergency, there is no refund but you are allowed to join the tour on the following day.

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Geisha Performance

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  • The geisha performance lasts around 45 minutes.
  • The geisha performance takes place at the traditional Japanese style room of Maikoya Tea House conveniently located in the heart of Kyoto.
  • The geisha, sometimes apprentice geisha (called maiko), performs her traditional dance in a room.
  • After the dance you get to ask geisha questions and you can take a picture with the geisha.
  • Some audience members get to play simple traditional games with the geisha (e.g. ozashiki asobi)
  • There is an MC hosting the performance who would also explain meaning and symbolism regarding the outfit and dance of the geisha


About Us


We are Maikoya Teahouse. All of our guides speak fluent English and know how to make you feel at ease by always being patient and smiling constantly. We also provide handouts in different languages in case you have limited language skills. By participating in this tour you will have a local “friend” showing you around rather than being dragged to routine places by a stranger.


We know that travelers neither want a history lecture nor a fast facts trivia. They just want to feel like a local and learn the Japanese view of Geisha and Gion and history. Our guests also often ask us about the souvenir shops, restrooms, hidden gems, transportation to their next stop and local favorite restaurants. So we prepared the perfect package tour with the best price that will make your trip to Japan extra rewarding.





  • Geisha Dance Performance

Not Included

  • Transportation from the show place to the walking tour place

Kyoto Geisha Show & Experience GION MAIKOYA

We are a cultural experience venue located in the heart of Kyoto,Gion the cultural capital of Japan. We pride ourselves on providing authenthinc experiences in Kyoto, Gion. Founded on the four main pricinples of tea ceremony (Harmony, respect, purity and tranquility) Maikoya has gained recognition among both locals and foreigners. Maikoya also recently has been selected as one of the best tea ceremony venues in Japan by Tripadvisor. Learning about a country through cultural workshops and activities will give you a better understanding of our intricate history, valued social principals and holistic way of life. By learning about Japan and its people, you will be immersed in different perspectives and approaches that are unique to this country. Maikoya Gion offers you opportunities to understand this culture through local instructors and guides. There is no better way to learn about a new place from the viewpoints of those who grew up and live in this amazing country. What better way to spend an afternoon than learning a traditional, beautiful new art form with a knowledgeable tutor in a picturesque setting? You wouldn't find friendlier people to help you experience Japan in all its splendour.

Our address is 100, Rokurocho, Matsubara-dori Yamatooji Higashiiru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
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