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Gion Hanamachi Art Museum

A hot new tourist spot! Gion Hanamachi Art Museum, where you can experience the profound world of geiko and maiko, opens on May 15 (Wed).

On Wednesday, May 15, 2024, the Gion Hanamachi Geijutsu Shiryokan (Gion Flower Street Art Museum) (Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture) will open as a facility where visitors can experience the profound world of geiko and maiko.
In 1872, a large-scale dance performance called "Miyako Odori" was held in which all geiko and maiko performed, and in 1913, the Gion Hanamachi Art Museum was established at the Gion Koubu Utamai-neri, which was built in 1913 as a dedicated venue for the performance. The Gion Hanamachi Art Museum was established in 1913 at the Gion Koubu Utamatsuri (Gion Koubu Dance Theater), which was built in 1913 as a dedicated venue for the festival. In addition to the permanent exhibits that present the culture of the Hanamachi district in an easy-to-understand manner, visitors can enjoy commemorative photo opportunities with geiko and maiko and watch them perform dances. Visitors can also purchase souvenirs related to geiko and maiko, Gion Koubu, and "Miyako Odori" at the museum store.

Gion Hanamachi Art Museum

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  • Yasaka Club, 570-2, Minami-Side, Gazono-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, Japan
  • 8 minutes walk from Keihan Gion-Shijo Station
  • 11:00 - 20:00 (last admission/19:00)
  • Closed on Wednesdays, mid-March to early May, mid-October to mid-November, and irregular holidays.
  • Adults 1600 yen, High school students and younger 800 yen (*Only elementary and junior high school students on school excursions are charged 400 yen), preschool children free of charge
    Tickets are available at the venue reception
  • No parking
  • https://gion-museum.com/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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