Geisha Experience at Chaya in Tokyo

This cultural tour is a 1.5 hour geisha experience at a modern ochaya, or contemporary tea house, where geisha entertain guests with song, dance, games and conversation. Guests may learn about the geisha culture and history while seeing how the locals interact and support geisha. This is a shared tour with included food (if option is selected).

Please note regarding English information and translation: Some events may have English-speaking geisha or translator present. If there are no English-speaking translators at the event, English pamphlets and brochures detailing more information regarding the geisha performances, etiquette for the event, history of geisha, and what to expect will be provided to the guests.
* Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
* Starts: Ota City, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




This cultural tour is a 1.5 hour geisha experience at a modern ochaya, or contemporary tea house, where geisha entertain guests with song, dance, games and conversation. Guests may learn about the geisha culture and history while seeing how the locals interact and support geisha. This is a shared tour with included food (if option is selected).

Please note regarding English information and translation: Some events may have English-speaking geisha or translator present. If there are no English-speaking translators at the event, English pamphlets and brochures detailing more information regarding the geisha performances, etiquette for the event, history of geisha, and what to expect will be provided to the guests.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Japan Awaits, Tokyo Prefecture

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Pass By: Shinagawa Shrine, 3-7-15 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa 140-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

Shinagawa Shrine is one of 10 shrines forming a ring around the Imperial Palace

Pass By: Senso-ji Temple, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

It is Tokyo’s oldest temple, and one of its most significant.

Pass By: Tokyo Skytree, 1 Chome-1-2, Oshiage, Sumida 131-8634 Tokyo Prefecture

World’s tallest freestanding broadcasting tower with an observation deck boasting 360-degree views.

Pass By: Tokyo Tower, 4-chome 2-8, Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011 Tokyo Prefecture

Reminiscent of the Eiffel Tower, this landmark features observation areas & other attractions.

Pass By: Meiji Jingu Shrine, 1-1 Yoyogi-Kamizono-cho, Shibuya 151-8857 Tokyo Prefecture

Surrounded by forest, this venerable Shinto shrine features a seasonal iris garden.

Pass By: Imperial Palace, 1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda 100-8111 Tokyo Prefecture

This site with scenic gardens & tours of the grounds is the main residence of the emperor of Japan.

Pass By: The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), 1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda 100-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

Large landscaped gardens in the grounds of a palace first built in 1888, with some Edo castle ruins.

Pass By: Tsukiji Fish Market, 4-14-2, Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045 Tokyo Prefecture

Sprawling wholesale fish market with an array of seafood & viewing areas for a popular tuna auction.

Pass By: Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, 11 Naito-machi, Shinjuku 160-0014 Tokyo Prefecture

This former estate is now a 143-acre park with diverse garden areas, grassy expanses & a greenhouse.

Pass By: Harajuku Station, 1 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

Buzzing Harajuku is renowned for its colorful street art and fashion scene, with quirky vintage clothing stores and cosplay shops along Takeshita Street

Pass By: Roppongi Hills, Shop & Restaurant, 6-10-1, Roppongi, Minato 106-6108 Tokyo Prefecture

Roppongi is a lively entertainment district where locals and tourists mix in buzzing late-night bars and clubs.

Pass By: Yoyogi Park, 2-1 Yoyogi Kamizonocho, Shibuya 151-0052 Tokyo Prefecture

Large, public city park with lakes, fountains & forested areas with mature trees.

Pass By: Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings, 2-8-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 163-8001 Tokyo Prefecture

Kenzo Tange-designed City Hall complex with views from the tallest building’s observation decks.

Pass By: Hamarikyu Gardens, 1-1 Hamarikyūteien, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0046, Japan

Public park with a pond, laid out in the Edo-period style, on the site of 17th-century Shogun villa.

Pass By: Omotesando, Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

Omotesandō is a zelkova tree-lined avenue located in Shibuya and Minato, Tokyo, stretching from the Meiji Shrine entrance to Aoyama-dōri,

Pass By: Ueno Park, Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

A paradise-like oasis of green in the heart of busy Tokyo, Ueno Park is the city’s largest green space and one of its most popular tourist attractions.

Pass By: Takeshita Street, 1 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

This popular pedestrian street features trendy independent & chain shops, along with eateries.

Pass By: Kabukicho District, Kabukicho, Shinjuku Tokyo Prefecture

Kabukichō is an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

Pass By: Tokyo National Museum, 13-9, Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

Stately museum complex devoted to the art & antiquities of Japan, as well as other Asian countries.

Pass By: Rikugi Park Playground, 6-16-10 Honkomagome, Bunkyo 113-0021 Tokyo Prefecture

Picturesque garden featuring traditional Japanese landscaping, several teahouses & a central pond.

Pass By: Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon), 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Bustling shopping street connecting the main gate of Sensoji Temple & the main hall.

Pass By: Edo-Tokyo Museum, 1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015 Tokyo Prefecture

Major museum opened in 1993 & displaying artifacts from Tokyo’s Edo period & one-off exhibits.

Pass By: Taito Station Ueno Ameya Yokocho, 4-10-17, Ueno, Taito 110-0005 Tokyo Prefecture

Popular indoor-outdoor market with many shops selling everything from food & gifts to apparel.

Pass By: Edo Castle Stone-walled Moat, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda 100-0013 Tokyo Prefecture

Moats, walls & other remains of this castle built in 1457 are now part of the Tokyo Imperial Palace.

Pass By: Koishikawa Korakuen Garden, 1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo 112-0004 Tokyo Prefecture

Tranquil, scenic landscape garden dating to the 17th century, with walking paths, a pond & bridges.

Pass By: Yasukuni Shrine, 3-1-1 Kudankita, Chiyoda 102-8246 Tokyo Prefecture

Shinto-style shrine commemorating Japanese war dead with a military history museum on its grounds.

Pass By: Shinjuku Golden Gai, 1-1-6, Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021 Tokyo Prefecture

Festive, popular city district famed for its narrow, winding alleys & numerous snug taverns.

Pass By: Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai), 3-8-12 Matsugaya, Taito 111-0036 Tokyo Prefecture

Popular shopping street known for its many restaurant-supply shops & kitchen-equipment dealers.

Pass By: Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-2, Akasaka, Minato 107-6290 Tokyo Prefecture

Tokyo Midtown is a 569,000-square-meter mixed-use development in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

Pass By: Mori Art Museum, 6-10-1 Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 53F, Roppongi, Minato 106-6150 Tokyo Prefecture

Art museum in the Mori Tower featuring a rotating exhibition of international contemporary artwork.

Pass By: Zojo-ji Temple, 4-7-35, Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011 Tokyo Prefecture

The main temple of Jōdo-shū Buddhism, this compound includes ornate buildings dating to the 1600s.

Pass By: National Museum of Nature and Science, 7-20, Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

Sprawling museum with a 360-degree movie theater & exhibits on topics such as dinosaurs & evolution.

Pass By: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto 135-0064 Tokyo Prefecture

Hands-on exhibits & classes exploring the future of science & technology, plus a cafe & a gift shop.

Pass By: Ginza, Chuo 104-0061 Tokyo Prefecture

Tokyo’s most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes.