Ikenobo Ikebana Society
Kabuki Springs & Spa
Our favorite urban retreat is a spin on communal, clothing-optional Japanese baths. Scrub yourself down with salt in the steam room,...
Sundance Kabuki Cinema
Cinema-going at its best. Reserve a stadium seat, belly up to the bar, and order wine and surprisingly good food to enjoy during the...
Locals favor this 2nd-floor noodle house for no-fuss meals of homemade ramen, served in big earthenware bowls on Formica tables in a...
Lonely Planet review
The largest, oldest society outside Japan for ikebana (the Japanese art of flower-arranging) has the displays to prove it: a curly willow tickling a narcissus in an abstract jiyubana (freestyle) arrangement, or traditional seven-part rikka landscape featuring pine and iris. Even shoppers hell-bent on iron teapots and maneki neko (waving kitty) figurines can't resist looking.