Meet an authentic "Hanamachi Tayu" the greatest of Kyoto’s Traditional Performing Artists at the oldest geisha district in Japan with over 600 years of history. Currently, there are only five people qualified with the rank of "Tayu". In the past a "Tayu" was only available to entertain the richest and highest levels of society but now you can enjoy the dance presented at the banquet of the emperor!
↓Explainatioan about Hanamachi and Hanamachi Tayu.
↓Ceremony of the first showed up Tayu.
↓Performance of Tayu's Ancient dance
↓Performance of Single-stringed Jpn zither or Biwa playing
↓Photo time with Hanamachi Tayu
↓Tea Ceremoney by Hanamachi Tayu.
↓Play Tosenkyo (a fan-throwing game).
90 minutes (finish)
※It is possible to make the event private for groups of 20 or more.
※If the charter plan exceeds 20 people, a fee will be charged for each additional guest.
※For the booking fee for 20 people, you can secure a private session for groups of 20 people or less.
In the case of series / package incorporation with other events, rates will be estimated separately.
In addition, we can also quote on special orders such as additional Tayu, regional set, photo session, walk, business trip etc, so please inquire after booking.
We are open everyday, though we may be closed for special occasions such as holidays and events.
【TEA CEREMONY WITH TAYU】
・Seat S(Front area seat) \5,300-
・Seat A(Middle area seat) \5,100-
・Seat B(Back area seat) \4,800-
※Please note seats are limited. It may not be possible to meet your request.
・Alcohol or other drink are available. If you wish, please order it onsite on the day.
Payment：Online on this website.
Cash on the day
※Option is an additional fee.
※Price per person.
※All prices are tax included.
What is Tayu and Kamuro???
※ ‘Tayu’ is the highest-ranked title given to women who combine arts and culture, among occupations (Maiko, Geisha, Geiko, Oiran, etc.) in traditional performing arts
※A ‘Kamuro’ is in training to become a Tayu in the future
Cancellation charge for events of Shimabara Tayu :
Up to 21 days in advance : No charge
20 days in advance or less : 100％
(in high season and on particular dates any cancellation may incur 100% charge)