Kabuki (歌舞伎) is a traditional Japanese dance-drama performance started in Edo period. Kabuki was added to UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists in 2005 and one of the most original and interesting culture of Japan. Kabukiza (歌舞伎座) is a complex of “Kabukiza theatre” and “Kabukiza tower(office tower)” in Ginza, Tokyo opened in April 2013. The aim of Kabukiza is for sending the beauty and greatness of Kabuki to the world.
If you wish to see the live Kabuki performance while you are in Japan, this is the place to visit. The theatre has English audio guide on some of performances. The show is held almost everyday and ticket prices are around 4,000 JPY to 20,000 JPY depending on the seat and advance booking required via online. If you are a budget traveller but still wish to enjoy Kabuki, the “Single Act Tickets” (short program) are sold around 2,000 JPY and you can purchase at the theatre.
The complex includes Kabuki theatre where you can actually watch the performance, Kabuki gallery, shops and restaurant. Enter the world of Kabuki here in Tokyo!
Access: 1 min walk from Higashi Ginza station Exit 3
▼Kabuki Ticket Office▼
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