About Gion Corner, Kyoto
Gion Corner is a theatre where traditional Kyoto performing arts and crafts are performed. Each performance lasts about an hour and features kyodori, hanamichi, tea ceremony, koto, yagura, rhapsody and bunraku, allowing visitors to experience the culture of Kyoto within a single performance. There is also the Maiko Gallery, which displays video material and items such as the Maiko’s flower hairpins.
1. Gion Corner is a theatre where traditional Kyoto performing arts are performed. Performances include kyodori, hanamichi, tea ceremony, koto, yagura, kyogen, bunraku, etc. Visitors can experience the culture of Kyoto in a more comprehensive way in about an hour’s performance.
2. It is a venue where traditional shows or art plays are performed in Kyoto, and a must for those who like it!
3. The Japanese are still very good at it, it can make a whole path for everything, flower ceremony, tea ceremony, qin, chess, calligraphy and painting, etc., and there are relevant live performances here.
How to get there
Kyoto Gion Corner Access Information Subway: Hankyu Kyoto Line, Kawaramachi Station Subway: Keihan Main Line, Gion Shijo Station City Bus: No. 100, 206, Gion Station for flower pins and other items.
Adults 3,150 yen, high school and university students 2,200 yen, junior high and primary school students 1,900 yen. Other tickets are also available, please check the details
Public performances: one performance each day at 18:00 and 19:00, closed on 16 July, 16 August, 29 December – 3 January, and only on Fridays – Sundays and public holidays during the second week of December – March
625 North of Gion-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan