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Suzumoto (Suzumoto Gekijo)

Suzumoto (Suzumoto Gekijo) Review

Originally built around 1857 for Japanese comic-monologue performances called rakugo and since rebuilt, the 285-seat Suzumoto is the oldest theater operation of its kind in Tokyo. The theater is on Chuo-dori, a few blocks north of the Ginza Line's Ueno Hiroko-ji stop. For a slice of traditional pop culture, rakugo at Suzumoto is worth seeing, even if you don't understand a word.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2–7–12 Ueno, Taitō-ku, Ueno, Tokyo, 110-0005
  • Phone: 03/3834–5906
  • Cost: ¥2,800
  • Hours: Continual performances daily 12:30–4:30 and 5:30–8:40
  • Website:
  • Subway: Ginza subway line, Ueno Hiroko-ji Station (Exit 3)
  • Location: Ueno
Updated: 08-19-2013

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