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Iwami Kagura Traditional Dance

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Iwami Kagura is a traditional performing art of western Shimane Prefecture which has been passed down since ancient times. It is known for its luxurious and gorgeous costumes, vividly expressive masks, and high-tempo dynamic dances. The stories are also easy to follow, making this performing art enjoyable by all, including foreign visitors.

Performances can be viewed almost every Saturday without a reservation.

More Information about Iwami Kagura Traditional Dance

Street address

[(1)Yunotsu Onsen Tatsunogozen Shrine]
156 Yunotsuguchi, Yunotsucho, Oda City, Shimane Prefecture and other locations
[(2) Sanku Shrine]
1571 Aioi-cho, Hamada City, Shimane Prefecture
[(3) Masuda Ekimae EAGA Building]
17-1 Ekimae-cho, Masuda City, Shimane Prefecture

Access

  • (1) Around 10 minutes by taxi from JR Yunotsu Station or around 15 minutes by foot
    (2) Around 7 minutes by taxi from JR Hamada Station or around 25 minutes by foot
    (3) Next to Masuda Station

Opening Hours

(1)20:00-21:00
(2)19:30-20:30
(3)19:30-21:00

Closed

Show dates :
(1)Every Saturday
(2)Every Saturday
(3)Every Saturday (except September to December), August 12-15

Website

http://www.all-iwami.com/en/kagura/

Best season

All year

Point

Iwami Kagura Tour at Sanku Shrine for international visitors is avairable. See the link for details.
http://www.kankou-shimane.com/en/?p=6802

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