Suzumoto Engeijo


Performing Arts


Established in 1857, this is the oldest and most historic entertainment hall in Tokyo. Although the interior of the building has been modernised, Suzumoto Engeijo remains a driving force in entertainment for the people. The entertainment here includes rakugo storytelling, comedy, acrobatics, paper cutting, magic, impersonations, spinning tricks, ballads and folk songs, with the performances changing every ten days. With the recent rakugo boom the audience is made up of many young people. Unlike plays and other performances, the audience can watch the shows while enjoying food and drinks such as lunch box meals, sweets and beer.



2-7-12 Ueno, Taito, Tokyo

Transport Ueno-hirokoji Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line), exit A3 or Ueno-okachimachi Station (Toei Subway Oedo Line), North Exit or Yushima Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line), exit 2

Telephone 03 3834 5906

Open daily 12noon-4.30pm, 5-8.40pm

Admission ¥2,800; ¥2,400 Seniors and students; ¥1,500 Children (special group discounts available)


Please note: All information is correct at the time of writing but is subject to change without notice.

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