Kyoto Performing Arts

Gion Corner Theater

  • 570–2 Gion-machi Minamigawa Map It
  • Higashiyama-ku
  • Dance
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

This theater's 50-minute performances sample five traditional disciplines: gagaku (court music), kyomai (Kyoto-style dance), bunraku (puppet theater), kyogen (comic drama), and koto (Japanese harp). The theater is old, the seats aren't comfortable, and this is definitely a tourist trap, but it's also only place to see these performing arts most of year. The admission price is a bargain considering the number of talented artists involved.

Performing Art Information


Yasaka Hall, 570–2 Gion-machi Minamigawa, Kyoto, 605-0074, Japan

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Performing Art Details:

  • ¥3,150
  • Mar.–Nov., nightly at 6 and 7; Dec.–Feb., Fri., weekends, and holidays at 6 and 7

Published 12/10/2015


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