Fodor's Expert Review Gion Corner Theater

Eastern Kyoto Dance Fodor's Choice

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.

Dance Theater Historical Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

570-2 Gion-machi Minamigawa
Kyoto, Kyoto-fu  605-0074, Japan

075-561–1119

www.kyoto-gioncorner.com/global/en.html

Venue Details:
Rate Includes: ¥3,150, Mar.–Nov., nightly at 6 and 7; Dec.–Feb., Fri., weekends, and holidays at 6 and 7

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