Kyoto: Maiko & Geisha Performance & Cultural Walking Tour in Gion

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Meet real Kyoto geisha and “maiko” (apprentice geisha), and enjoy their mesmerizing performances. They will also serve you matcha tea, and you’ll be able to chat with them. Plus, the tour includes a guided walk through the Gion geisha district, promising a deep encounter with this elusive culture.

Why We Recommend This

  • Start off with a walk through Gion, Kyoto’s main geisha district, with an expert guide showing you both main and lesser-known sights.
  • Enjoy a session with performances by real Kyoto geisha and maiko (apprentice geisha).
  • A truly rare and priceless experience that even most Japanese people haven’t tried.
  • Watch as the geisha and maiko perform a tea ceremony for you, and relish the delicious matcha tea they prepare.
  • Have a friendly chat and photo session with the maiko.

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