Mukojima is the famous geisha district called Hanamachi (literally "flower town"), which is home to the largest number of geisha in Japan. You will enjoy "Hana no Ozashiki", a geisha show with fascinating songs and dances. After the show, government-certified English speaking guides will show you around the old downtown areas such as the district of geisha and high-class Japanese restaurants in Mukojima and the popular sightseeing spots in Asakusa, where the flavor of old Edo culture still remains.
Tour date: February 20, 2010 9:45~15:00
Meeting time: 9:45a.m.
Meeting place: A3 exit (ground level) of Oshiage Station (Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line or Toei Asakusa Line)
Tour fare: ¥9,000 (admission charge for geisha show, lunch and soft drink and guiding fee are included)
Tour itinerary: 9:45~11:30 Lecture on the world of geisha and lunch (Japanese boxed lunch)
12:00~13:00 "Hana no Ozashiki" geisha show at a hall in Mukojima Bokutei Kumiai (geisha and restaurant association)
13:15~15:00 Walk around the geisha district in Mukojima, Sensoji Temple and Nakamise shopping street in Asakusa.The tour disbands at Asakusa Station.
Participants: 20 (on a first-come and first-served basis)
Application: Please make a reservation from the website of Institute for Japanese Cultural Exchange and Experience (IJCEE) at http://www.ijcee.com/html
Inquiry: E-mail: email@example.com Phone: 090-1607-5099 Yonehara or 080-3313-1107 Kikuchi
Notes: *If you have any food-related allergy or dietary restrictions, please inform us in advance.
*You will take off your shoes and sit on the floor when you watch the geisha show.
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