Just a 5-minute walk from Hakone Yumoto station

The only interactive show in Hakone that you cannot miss

The health and safety of our customers and staff are our top priority. We will operate shows based on the latest guidelines in preventing the spread of Covid-19.

A b o u t   M e e t  G e i s h a

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Preserving Icons For The Future

Meet Geisha in Hakone is your first gateway in discovering this best kept secret in the long, iconic history of Japan, and the first organization to actively preserve geisha culture for future generations while keeping up with the times and adapting towards a modern iconography. It is one of the rare few spaces for you to get up close and personal with the talent, wit, mastery and adaptability of the iconic geisha.

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A b o u t   e x p e r i e n c e

W h a t   t o   e x p e c t

CONTENTS

We hold 4 limited sessions with the Hakone Geisha a day. 

 

The performances are inspired by the historical movement of "Yumoto Kenban" - dated to one of the most flourished periods of the geisha world in the Showa era. This includes:

 

・A 40min show of fun banter, unforgettable performances and interactive games

・Unparalleled access to the secrets of Hakone Geisha, regardless of your age and gender. 

・A deep and exclusive local experience that you only can get here in Hakone


SCHEDULE

12:00〜12:40

13:00〜13:40

14:00〜14:40

20:30〜21:30


We welcome your reservations for each showing. Please select the timing that suits you best.

Ohineri Ticket

Special gifts will be set aside for winners of the Ozashiki games. They are simple to play and the Geisha will give you a quick lesson. Not to worry - everyone starts as a beginner and we will keep social distance. Let’s have fun safely! 

Meet Geisha is a ”LIVE” event. Your active participation in the games and interaction will make the show a truly unforgettable and memorable experience.

Immerse yourself in the traditional arts of Japanese dance and seasonal songs native to Hakone - such as ‘Hakone Bayashi’ and ‘Hakone Bushi’. 

During the stage event, you can use a tip ticket ( "Ohineri" in Japanese) to serve drinks to the geisha. Come liven up your experience with this unexpected twist of a ticket!

Uncover the mysteries of the Geisha - don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to ask them any questions. They will be more than happy to share their own unique stories! 

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P r i c e   a n d   D a t e s

P r i c e

2,000 JPY per person

Inclusive of Entrance fee, 1 drink

D a t e s

< Dates >

Every  Sat / Sun

Note: We might have an irregular holidays

< Opening hours >

11:30〜15:00 / 20:00〜21:30

< Show times>

12:00〜12:40

13:00〜13:40

14:00〜14:40

20:30〜21:30

O f f i c i a l   I n s t a g r a m

You can get more information about Meet Geisha!

A c c e s s

< Location >

694 Yumoto, Hakone, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa 250-0311, Japan

https://g.page/meetgeisha?share


< Nearest station >

Hakone Yumoto station(Hakone Tozan Line)

If you are coming from Tokyo, take the Limited Express Romancecar from Shinjuku.

If you are coming from outside of Tokyo, take the Shinkansen to Odawara station and take the Hakone Tozan Line


< Access from the station >

5 minutes walk from Hakone Yumoto station

F A Q

Q. Can children join in?

A. We welcome children. Our little guests who have participated before enjoyed playing games with Geishas.


Q. The day I would like to book is not displayed on the calendar. What should I do?

A. The dates for each show are being updated as and when we can. Please check back often to select your best dates. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused. 


Q. I can’t seem to book online. What should I do?

A. Online reservations have a cut-off time, so after the cut-off time please come directly to the venue and make your payment.


Q. Can I take photos of Geishas?

A. Sure, go ahead! You can take photos and videos anytime during the show. Please remember to tag #meetgeisha and do your part in preserving this iconic tradition!