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Lovely Omotenashi from Maiko and Geiko in Kamishichiken Beer Garden

Kamishichiken Beer Garden

Venue: Kamishichiken Kaburenjo Theater
July 1st - September 5th, 2016
Kamishichiken Beer Garden
If you are not familiar with the term “Omotenashi”, this is a hospitability that Japanese people are proud of. Beer garden opens only during the summer time and many people visit to enjoy their time with their colleagues and friends while having a beer. What is different from a regular beer garden is that there are about 6 Maiko and Geiko each night to entertain and show their hospitalities to their guests. As Kamishichiken is located in a calm area in Kyoto, you may enjoy the tranquil time with...more Maiko and Geiko. It is from July 1st to September 5th.
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Less known but widely loved by both tourists and locals. Recommended if your schedule permits.
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If you would like to have a time with Maiko and Geiko in close range, I highly recommend that you visit Kamishichiken beer garden! There is a translunary atmosphere there, so you may feel as if you are transported through time to the past. Please note that it only opens from July 1st till September 5th.
Enjoy the time with Maiko and Geiko
Enjoy the time with Maiko and Geiko
When you imagine the face of Maiko and Geiko, it is probably the image of white-painted faces. However, their faces in this beer garden are not white-painted but their hair and outfit are the same as you may imagine. Although Maiko and Geiko don’t speak English, they may show you the delicate Omotenashi for you.
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Please do not bring your own drinks and food
Kamishichiken Beer Garden
Phone Not available
Address 742, Shinseicho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-8381
Directions 3-minute walk from Kitano Tenmagu Mae or Kamishichiken stop on Kyoto City Bus #50 or #101 from Kyoto station.
Event time 5:30pm - 10pm (L.O.9:30pm)
Cancellations None
Notes Please note that children cannot enter this beer garden (only over 20 year-old)
We recommend that you make a reservation (preferably through hotel concierge)
Fee Not decided
Credit cards Not accepted
Friendly for Overseas Visitors
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Although Maiko and Geiko don’t speak English, they would show you Omotenashi of their hospitability
Information The English menu is written under the Japanese menu
Languages spoken Japanese only
Kamishichiken Beer Garden Not available Not decided 3/3

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