Shijō-Ōhashi, Higashiyama-ku · interesting places nearby
The oldest kabuki theatre in Japan is the Minami-za theatre in Gion. The major event of the year is the Kaomise festival (1 to 26 December), which features Japan’s finest kabuki actors. Other performances take place on an irregular basis – check with the Tourist Information Center. The most likely months for performances are May, June and September.