Kabukiza Theater

Sightseeing information about Kabukiza Theater in Japan.


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Kabuki is a traditional stage play with around 400 years of history. The current style of dance, speech and music using traditional instruments such as shamisen (three-stringed banjo) was established in the early Edo period.

In Tokyo, the most accessible theater is Kabukiza in the Ginza district, which was reopended in 2013 after renovation. Be sure to rent an audio set to fully enjoy the play with a blow-by-blow account. The kiosk sells souvenirs and banto theme in the play topic.

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5.0in the last week

It's truly amazing experience if you like theater. Don't worry if you don't know Japanese, you can rent a device which would show English subtitles. I highly recommend getting the best seats as visual part of Kabuki, actors faces are SUPER important, sometimes more than the story and if you seat far you just miss everything.

5.0a week ago

I don't know how to judge a Japanese Kabuki theater. The show here was entertaining and the views were good. Very unique space. The staff were very helpful. It seems that everyone brings their own food for during the intermissions.

5.0a month ago

We enjoyed the 40 minutes act from 11:00 - 11:40 for 600¥ per person and it was a really nice experience. I recommend it to everyone who is visiting Japan. If you plan to go to the same act as we did and want to get a seat I recommend to come around 10:15 (they start to sell tickets from 10:30). They have 90 seats and 60 places for standing. We went there on Sunday, came at 10:28 and we were lucky to get seats number 85,86.

5.0a month ago

Fantastic experience. We joined a matinee kabuki performance which lasted five hours, with three intermissions, the first of 30 minutes and two of 15 minutes. We rented a translation device that provided synchronized translation of the performance in text on a screen, it was difficult to read and watch the show, but it helped a little to follow be plot.

I thought I would be bored after the first act, but it was actually very entertaining. Great sets, beautiful costumes and first class performance. A very unique and special experience.

5.0in the last week

Wonderful story telling and costumes with a translating pack for other languages. Go to just 1 show or stay for as many as you like. Get there early for seating as the line up can be very long.

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