Maiko Dance Experience

Maiko Dance
Maiko Dance

What is a Maiko Dance Experience?

Experience the elegance and beauty of traditional Japanese dance performed by a maiko, an apprentice geisha in Kyoto. The maiko dance, with its graceful movements and intricate costumes, offers a glimpse into the refined world of Kyoto's geisha culture.
Maiko Dance

Cultural Significance of Maiko Dance

Participating in a maiko dance experience allows you to appreciate the dedication and artistry of these skilled performers. The dance is not only a visual delight but also a cultural treasure, representing centuries-old traditions passed down through generations.

Explore Our Maiko Dance Experiences!

Join these unique workshops to delve deeper into the world of maiko and Kyoto's rich cultural heritage.
  • Maiko Dance with Dinner and Kyoto Night View Tour by KYOTO Sightseeing“OKOSHI”Bus

    presented:
    Maiko Dance

    What to expect

    Watch a maiko perform a traditional dance as you enjoy a sumptuous kaiseki Kyoto dinner. Snap a photo with the maiko after the show. Cap the tour with a lovely view of the city from Mt. Higashiyama.

    Highlights

    ・A good introduction to the Kyoto maiko culture at a reasonable price
    ・Easy to create your own itinerary combining with the daytime tours and activities
    ・Capture Memories of Your Kyoto Trip: Commemorative Photos with a Maiko
    ・Enjoy the illuminated Japanese garden and the night view at Higashiyama.

    Summary

    Location
    Kyoto
    Available dates
    English, Japanese, Chinese
    Language
    English
    Pick-up
    Pick-up not available
    Meals
    Dinner
  • Traditional Japanese Performing Arts and Dinner by KYOTO Sightseeing“OKOSHI”Bus

    presented:
    Maiko Dance

    What to expect

    Explore Kyoto's evening with a popular tour: Kyoto cuisine at Kyoryori Isobe(*from 3/21, at Imobou), followed by traditional performances at Gion Corner. Enjoy local cuisine and cultural entertainment.

    Highlights

    ・Experience some of the trational Japanese performing arts including dance, music and puppet shows
    ・Enjoy the taste of "Kyo-yuba(~3/19)" or "Imobou(3/21~)", a renouned restaurant in kyoto
    ・Hotel drop-offs availabe for some of the hotels near the Kyoto Station

    Summary

    Location
    Kyoto
    Available dates
    Available Sun, Thu
    Language
    Japanese
    Pick-up
    Pick-up not available
    Meals
    Dinner