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Private Kabuki Tour

Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 70-5458-6107
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"Kabuki tour" fundamental for really understand the kabuki culture

I did the kabuki tour in 2015 and I strongly suggest the tour. I met the tour guide in a tea house... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gvalenti2017
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Modena, Italy
Excellent Kabuki experience

Anna (Sakhalin, Russia) Thank you very much for such a wonderful experience of watching Kabuki. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Kabuki is a very fascinating performing art. I have enjoyed Kabuki for many years! I wish to share my many experiences and knowledge; to show guests a part of the Japan I love as a Japanese person. I want many people to enjoy Kabuki as I do, but I think pople can enjoy Kabuki more with some information before you rent the subtitle devices.
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Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the kabuki tour in 2015 and I strongly suggest the tour. I met the tour guide in a tea house close to the kabuki theater. While we were tasting a nice green tea she explain to me in very professional way (also using...More

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KAZUITOKYOKABUKI, Owner at Private Kabuki Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful posting. What's writtin here is attractive features of Kabuki. I am glad to share the experience at the Kabuki-za theatre after my tour. As for "Kumadori", striped Kabuki make-up, the make-ups are shown in 7-8% plays and dances unfortunately. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anna (Sakhalin, Russia) Thank you very much for such a wonderful experience of watching Kabuki. It was a great performance and we liked it very much. I knew that Kabuki is a very unique Japanese style of theater and I thought that it would be...More

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Our family really enjoyed Kazui's knowledgeable lecture and fun tour! Only two of us have any formal theatre training, so it was great to have a background on Japanese theatre art forms in general, in addition to more detailed information about the particular shows we...More

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KAZUITOKYOKABUKI, Owner at Private Kabuki Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful comment. I am glad to know you enjoyed my tour and Kabuki and my lecture was helpful. It was great to meet your nice family! Thank you again.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Kazui Yabe, the licensed guide-interpreter for the Kabuki Theater, provided a fantastic professional service for our experience at the Kabukiza Theater. She went out of her way to meet our (me, my wife and my sister) unusual itinerary. We began using Kazui's services at least...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

A private pre-show tour with Kazui is an excellent introduction to the art of Kabuki. The tour was very interesting, comprehensive and personalized. It can really help you make the best of the amazing experience of going to a Kabuki performance. I can't wait to...More

Thank Marion S
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Kazui’s pre-show tour was very insightful, fun, and interesting, even going into great detail on the different actors we would see that day. Her handling of everything from purchasing the tickets to providing detailed summaries of the shows made the experience very pleasant. I know...More

Thank Erin T
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Kazui prepared us so well for the performance, including a written summary of the plot, a close look/experience with the instruments and sound effects of the show, detailed instructions on how to navigate the theatre and where to buy the traditional fish-shaped "treat" at the...More

Thank Christine T
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

The in-depth introduction of Kabuki was intensive by the tour guide. As speculators of the performance we were astonished by the stage and the performers. The cultural experiences were breathtaking. We will attend another Kabuki performance on the next trip to Japan.

Thank Joseph D
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Kabuki is a vague and exotic abstraction for many Westerners. For Kazui Yabe, Kabuki is a lifelong passion that began with her visits to the theater with her grandmother. Kazui loves to share this passion with visitors to Tokyo, and she spares no effort to...More

Thank Terry Q
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Bob (California, USA) The performance was spectacular. In fact, it was the best cultural experience that I ever had. Everything about all three performances was stunning. Kazui's background information she provided from pre-show to the onsite lecture and tour was very helpful. We got a...More

Thank Robert C
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samace0
13 April 2017|
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Response from KAZUITOKYOKABUKI | Property representative |
Hi samace0. I am Kazui Yabe from TOKYOKABUKIGUIDE. Yes, you will be able to see Kabuki this weekend at the Kabuki-za theatre. If you need more information, would you contact me using the contact form on my website? Please... More
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eksummer
27 March 2017|
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Response from KAZUITOKYOKABUKI | Property representative |
Hi ESSUMMER. Thank you for visitng my page. I think the possibility of Kabuki performance on June 30 is very low unfortunately becuase we have 25 days long performance from the 1st, 2nd or 3rd every month. I wouldl ike to... More
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lew48
20 July 2016|
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Response from KAZUITOKYOKABUKI | Property representative |
Hi, I am Kazui, a Kabuki guide. Thank you for visiting my tour page and your message. I would like to discuss with you about the tour. Could you email me directly? Please click "E-mail" appeared under the map on the top... More
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