An Evening of Kagura

An Evening of Kagura

The Kagura you will see today is called "Geihoku Kagura" (Northern Hiroshima) and has been preserved and passed along in Hiroshima Prefecture through approximately 150 groups. Furthermore, numerous competitions have been held and at present, it is the type of Kagura drawing the most attention. Though the performers have to study and work, they attend practice two to three times a week and perform at festivals and events on the weekends.


Address :
#from July to Oct. 2019, from Jan. to Feb. 2020
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum
2-22, Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi

#from Nov. to Dec. 2019, in Mar. 2020
Hiroshima YMCA
7-11 Hatchobori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Phone :
Hiroshima Interpreter & Guide Association
Opening Hour :
Opening Time: Ticket Window & Doors Open : 18:30
Start of Performances: 19:00
Official website URL :
Access :
#The venue of the performance from July to October 2019, from January to February 2020
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

  • *by train( about 20 min)
    From the south gate of JR Hiroshima station, go to the A platform of Hiroshima Electric Railway line. Take the train on track 1, 2, or 6.
    Change train at Hattyoubori station to Shirashima line.
    Near to Syukkeien-mae Station.

  • *by bus
    At the JR Hiroshima station, take the orange line of HIROSHIMA Sightseeing Loop Bus "meipuru~pu" from Shinkansen Gate.
    Get off the bus at Kenritsu Bijyutsukan mae (Syukkeien mae) stop.

  • *On foot
    10 minutes from Hiroshima Station.

#The venue of the performance from November to December 2019, in March 2020
Hiroshima YMCA

  • *From Hiroshima Train Station (south exit), take any streetcar other than number 5 to Tatemachi stop - about 20 min. Hiroshima YMCA is a 3 minute walk from there.

  • *From Hiroshima Bus Center, it is a 5 minute walk to Hiroshima YMCA.

  • *From the final Astram Line stop (Ushita), it is a 10 minute walk to Hiroshima YMCA.

  • *From Ujina Port, take a number 1 streetcar to Tatemachi stop - about 30 min. Hiroshima YMCA is a 3 minute walk from there.
Parking :
Fee :
at the gate¥1000
online booking ¥1296



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