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Private Lunch in Tokyo with Japan’s First Western Geisha
Organized by Fukagawa
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Number of Guests
1 - 6 guests
Learn etiquette, Private Experience
Meet Japan’s first Western geisha and enjoy a meal together during this unique lunchtime experience!
Enjoy a private lunch in Tokyo with Japan's first Western geisha, Sayuki
Learn about the history and culture behind what it is like to be a geisha and openly ask questions
Sayuki has a doctorate from Oxford University in studies about geisha, making her a renowned expert
Enjoy a lively conversation with Japan's western geisha, the very first practitioner in the culture's 400-year history
A geisha can be seen as an artisan of Japanese culture. They are expert entertainers and hosts, typically dressed beautifully in traditional Japanese kimono and exquisite makeup. Japanese geisha are cultural icons skilled in traditional artforms of performance including dance, music, and poetry. They have also mastered the art of conducting theJapanese tea ceremony, an essential part of their training. If you ever wanted to meet a real geisha, this dining experience in Tokyo is the perfect opportunity. Learn about all the history of geisha firsthand from Japan's very own and very first Western geisha during this special lunch. That's right, you can experience the fascinating world of Japan's geisha yourself, learning about what it's like from the perspective of Sayuki, the first Western geisha in a history of over 400 years! Known as the "geisha insider," Sayuki is an academic expert on geisha. She harbors a wealth of knowledge on the subject with a doctorate degree from Oxford University, and can offer in-depth insight on Japan’s geisha culture. Over a 2-hour private lunch session with Sayuki, you can hear about what it takes to become a geisha. Eat lunch and chat about Japanese culture and food freely, as Sayuki can speak perfect English. This exclusive experience with an esteemed academic is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear about this mysterious aspect of traditional Japanese culture.
Insights from a professional English-speaking Western geisha
Food and drinks
Transportation to and from the venue
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Please meet at the shrine.
Children must be accompanied by adults
This is a private event and the booking price is per group for up to 6 people
Spreading as far as Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama, the mega-metropolis of the Greater Tokyo Area functions as the country’s futuristic capital, featuring the latest in art, technologies, food, and pockets of every subculture imaginable.
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Select at least 1 guest
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(1 - 120)
Earliest available date: February 26, 2024
Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.