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Traditional Japanese Kabuki performances can be seen at this refurbished theater in the Ginza district.
4-12-15 Ginza, Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
+81 3-3545-6800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The theater itself is beautiful. Even if you just stay outside it is quite something. If you go inside it is worth the time to take a little tour. We bought tickets to the kabuki show and although we enjoyed it as a whole we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mistressmars
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don’t need a guide to visit here, just make a booking on-line or walk by. We walked by and paid 1,000 yen to see the last hour of a 3 act show. Each show has 3 acts and you can book each part separately...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Donald M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't really know what to expect, but I generally enjoy musical theater and opera so I had high hopes for Kabuki Theater. We'd been told that it's ok to leave early and that you don't need to stay through all the acts. We stayed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jennypenny_sea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite some trepidation (having never seen kabuki before), we ordered tickets for a full matinee performance and thoroughly enjoyed every act. What an incredible experience! I will admit that I splurged for box seats. Having tea provided and being able to use a table to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cazbeckett
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A complete surprise, I wandered into the Kabukiza Theater in search of the teahouse it contains, and ended up enraptured. I opted for the museum tour w/ English audio + 3-minute performance, which gives a remarkably good introduction to, as well as an appreciation for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ledues0relle
Reviewed March 18, 2019

If you really want to experience some Japanese culture then you need to see some Japanese theater. This is a great place to do that. Most performances will have 3 acts. Each act will deal with a different plot. In other words they are not...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank micoma56
Reviewed March 11, 2019

The service inside is great. Saw 3 plays and it was really fascinating! You can get a translator inside, which, I would say, is worth getting if you want to stay in the loop.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank rycka1112
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Very easy to get tickets (at least when we went in early March). Got in line about 20-30 min early for the 11am show. Just wanted to experience it to see about this long-standing tradition. It was quite entertaining. We only did the first act...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank BoardingPass493550
Reviewed February 21, 2019

Good experience for Japanese theater and culture. My only regret is not renting the translator. I purchased a single act and wish I had more time for the other 2. Hearing the audience screaming and encouraging the actors catches you off guard at 1st but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Angel G
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Although the 11:00 show was very long (4 and a half hours) there were ample intermissions between the performances to walk around, eat something or do some souvenir shopping. I suppose if you weren’t interested you could leave after two or three of the performances....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's
also a downtown area with shops that were founded over
a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury
boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza.
It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll
while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels,
world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a
collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular
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April 12, 2019|
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Response from 175ryusukem | Reviewed this property |
It is usually a three-part 4-4.5 hour long performance.
March 17, 2019|
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Response from preetman9 | Reviewed this property |
It actually depends on being a weekday or weekends....but if you are coming from far better to have a firm booking
January 28, 2019|
Response from sakuramelodymusic | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of ... When I went I wore jeans and nice summer T shirt more business like in style not casual. But people were dressed many different ways some in summer Kimono as well... but nothing really fancy... More