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Kabuki - Single Act Watching at Kabukiza

by Aki
(2) Reviews
5:30h $ 137 Price up to 4 people

Highlights

  • Watching Single Act at Kabukiza
  • Lunch nearby
  • Kabukiza Gallery - exhibitions of props, stage sets, costumes, etc.
  • Kobikicho Sauare - Kabuki-related shops

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137.06 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour.
$ 24.92
Extra person.
$ 6.23
Extra child.
$ 2.67

Overview

Kabuki is a highly stylized traditional play with singing and dancing. All the roles are performed exclusively by males. If you are patient to wait in line for about an hour to buy tickets, it is a good chance to try watching a single Kabuki act or two with an inexpensive price.

What to Expect

Kabuki is a highly stylized traditional play with singing and dancing. It is worth watching Kabuki if you have a chance while in Japan, but it costs 4000 yen to 20,000 yen if you see the whole program of matinee or evening show, and the reserved tickets are often sold out in the previous month. Single Act tickets will be sold on the day of the performance (Single Act tickets cannot be reserved or purchased in advance). One person can purchase only 1 ticket for each PART. So, if you are patient to wait in line for about an hour to buy tickets, it is a good chance to try watching a single Kabuki act or two with an inexpensive price.
While waiting, I will explain what Kabuki is, a brief story of the program, actors, and today's schedule etc.

After watching Kabuki, we'll visit the Kabukiza Gallery, go to souvenir shops at the basement, and have lunch nearby.
We can move the order around, depending on the situation.

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Highlights

  • Watching Single Act at Kabukiza
  • Lunch nearby
  • Kabukiza Gallery - exhibitions of props, stage sets, costumes, etc.
  • Kobikicho Sauare - Kabuki-related shops

Important

A kabuki program usually lasts for 25 days each month, so there might be no shows in the beginning or the end of the month.

About tickets of single act (from Kabuki official website):
"Single Act tickets will be sold on the day of the performance (Single Act tickets cannot be reserved or purchased in advance). One person can purchase only 1 ticket for each PART. Every purchaser must be in line. Tickets can be purchased for consecutive PARTS in the same PLAY. Tickets will be sold in the order of presentation. The time and price will differ between each act, and be announced around the first performance date of the month and will be available in the “NEWS” section on the website or at the Box Office. There are approximately 90 Seats and 60 Standing Places for the Single Act (Total appx.156), located on the fourth floor of the auditorium. The seats are NOT ASSIGNED. Please note that according to the monthly performance, the number of seats and standing places may change."
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What‘s included
- Guide fee
- Hotel pick-up in 23 wards of Tokyo
What‘s not included
- Transportation fee (For you & your guide) : approximately 1000 yen per person.

- Lunch (For you & your guide) : approximately 1000 to 2000 yen
- Kabuki tickets (For you & your guide) : approximately 1000 to 2000 yen per act
- G-mark Guide* (captioning service) rental fee : 500 yen + 1000 yen deposit per person
*optional but recommended
- Admission for Kabukiza Gallery (For you & your guide) : 600 yen (500 yen if you have a ticket) per person

* I recommend you bring cash in Japanese yen, too, because some restaurants and shops still don't accept credit cards, and we need it for transportation.
Meeting Point
At your hotel
Ending Point
Kabukiza, or at your hotel
Duration
5:30 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date , there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 2 )
Mark Mark United States ( Business )
Excellent
2 weeks ago

“ Winging it in Tokyo with Aki :-) ”

Aki was a blast! She guided me and a couple of my coworkers to the Tsukiji fish market. What a site to see the historical market before it moves. Aki was very knowledgeable and gave us great in site on the market and its history. From there just Aki and I headed over to Shibuya for sushi at Uobei and that was an awesome experience! We walked around Shibuya saw the sites, hit a few shops and finish our tour at the world famous Hachikō statue. What an amazing dog Hachikō was. My tour with Aki was absolutely amazing. She was so polite and friendly and I had a wonderful tour with her. Thank you Aki! Hope to see you soon when I’m back in Japan. -Mark-

Aki:

I enjoyed the tour with you and your coworkers, too! You were all fun & nice people to spend time with ;-) I'm glad you could visit the world's biggest and historical fish market Tsukiji before it moves to Toyosu in October. I guess Toyosu will be a bigger market, so maybe we can visit the brand-new market next time. There are still many other wonderful places that I would like to introduce, so please do come back again. I'll wait to hear from you with Hachi(^-^) Thank you for your kind review. Take care! Aki

Sara Sara Qatar ( Couple )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ She’s a very nice person ”

Aki is a very nice person she’s is helpful and kind her English is excellent thank you so much dear aki ..

Aki:

Thank you so much for your good review. I’m glad you enjoyed the tour yesterday! I also enjoyed yesterday, talking with you and your husband, trying many things, and luckily the weather was nice & cool. I hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan, and am looking forward to guiding you again in the near future.

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