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Traditional Japanese Kabuki performances can be seen at this refurbished theater in the Ginza district.
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4-12-15 Ginza, Ginza, Chuo 104-0061, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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+81 3-3545-6800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked my flight to Japan I knew I had to go see some Japanese theatre. Attending a show at Kabukiza was at the top of my list so I booked a ticket far in advance of when I would be attending. This was...More

1  Thank LauraO3454
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this Kabuki theatre to watchable show with my friend. When you arrive the day of you can purchase single act tickets for a decent price. Our show entrance cost 1400¥ for the show. And the show was absolutely wonderful!! I will definitely go...More

Thank sakuramelodymusic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This theatre is located between Ginza and the famous fish market Tsukiji. It is a cool cultural experience and renting the tablet to translate the shows into English is highly recommended.

Thank mattthomas_travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have time, chose to see a live performance (with audio guide of course). Otherwise, spend some time to visit it and appreciate the very nice front part of the theater.

Thank e-Laurent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a large group Bon a trip organised by somebody else. My ticket included a voucher for a bento box which was full of delicious food. And the theatre is lovely. But we didn’t get audio guides & I realised pretty quickly...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

You don't need to book in advance, unless you want to see the whole interminable show which I'm sure you don't. You can turn up, queue and see 1 or 2 acts, which is quite enough. A translator for hire helps otherwise you have no...More

Thank Josi S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Having been a theatre teacher before retirement, I was especially interested in seeing a live Kabuki performance when we were in Tokyo. To my delight we were able to find one. The Kabukiza Theatre presents original plays from the Edo period. The entire show is...More

1  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I have been here twice with about 30 years in between. This time it was a mix of old and modern. The actual play doesn’t matter too much if you are not Japanese, it is seeing Japanese culture in the raw. The first time I...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We got a single act ticket for the last act of the morning show. There were people there queueing at 12:30 for tickets that didn’t go on sale until 2:35 so plan to be on time for single act ticket sales if you want to...More

2  Thank Carl J
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Had to queue for tickets for a so for act which was 50 min. It felt more like 50 hours. Not the greatest show.

1  Thank Omar M
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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's
also a downtown area with shops that were founded over
a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury
boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza.
It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll
while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels,
world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a
collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular
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TravelAddictToo
18 April 2018|
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Response from Laura H | Reviewed this property |
Full show tickets run from 4000 yen for an upper tier seat to 20,000 yen for a box seat. Translator devices for full shows run 1000 yen.
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Annick E
9 April 2018|
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Response from Junqing C | Reviewed this property |
One I watched was a NEw Year special, the four acts were totally independent. Not sure if this is always the case. Each act is about 1hr. We watched the whole thing, the 4.5hr doesn’t feel boring as it is quite special , at... More
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Macjac2
28 March 2018|
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Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
Our tickets were booked by our private tour guide. She then picked them up at will call for us when we arrived.
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