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Mukojima geisha show and walk around the geisha district

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: info@ijcee.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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