Yugawara’s geigis add grace and luster to banquets.

You can participate in the Street Strolling Tour with Geigi, whom you seldom have a chance to meet except at banquets, and observe geigis’ dances, kiyomoto (dramatic narratives) and other performances conducted in tatami rooms.

About the Street Strolling Tour with Geisha

This enjoyable street strolling tour will enable you to come into contact with real geishas.
While walking through onsen resort streets rife with atmosphere, geishas will serve as your guides.
On the way, you can drop in specialty stores and sample the specialties of which each store boasts.
Please, feel free to enjoy the tour either before or after you check-in at your accommodation.

The smallest number of participants in one tour 10 persons
Participation costs Participation costs: 2,000 JPY (Please make payment on the day.) Canceled in case of heavy rain.
Inquiries Yugawara General Information Center yujou@yugawara.ecnet.jp

Observing geigis’ practices

湯河原芸妓

You can observe, free of charge, geigis practicing their dances, kiyomoto and other performances, both in tatami rooms and at events.

Practice days ※The dates and times are subject to change. Please check by phone in advance.
Yugawara Onsen Geigi Offices Association Phone:0465-62-4111
Time 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Place Kenban (Geigi-call Office), Yugawara Onsen Geigi Offices Association 3F Practice room
※Take the bus for Oku-yugawara or Fudou-taki from Yugawara Station and get off at Mitsuke-cho bus stop. Walk for one minute.
Inquiries omatsuri@yugawara.or.jp