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Shamisen Geiyukan

三味線 芸遊館

Shamisen Geiyukan is a small hall, where you can enjoy shamisen music and hauta songs. Hauta are short Japanese traditional songs or ballads from the Edo period (1603-1867), sung to the accompaniment of the shamisen. Some are slow and romantic, others are fast and witty with lively shamisen music.
Live performance of shamisen and hauta are held every Sunday and national holidays.
Shamisen Geiyukan is featured in Michelin Green Guide Japan (Michelin Travel Guide).

Access North side of Nakamchi Street. A short  10-minute walk or 5-minute bus ride from JR Matsumoto train station (Google Map)
Admission Y700 with green tea & Japanese sweets
Open Sundays&Holidays, first stage 13:30- and second stage 15:00-
They may open if you reserve in advance.
Tel & Fax 0263-32-1107

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