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Easily the best part of my visit to Takachiho

To be honest, when I first heard about kagura, I wasn’t expecting much...just some slow and boring... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Marie H
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Tokyo, Japan
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You don't need dialogue to follow the action

Having never watched a Kagura performance before, I had no idea what to expect. Not speaking or... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Viking_in_Oz
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 May 2018
“Easily the best part of my visit to Takachiho”
24 Apr 2017
“You don't need dialogue to follow the action”
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

To be honest, when I first heard about kagura, I wasn’t expecting much...just some slow and boring traditional dance—but I was wrong. I saw four dances performed, and through them, I could piece together the iconography I frequently saw all over the region. Because of...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Having never watched a Kagura performance before, I had no idea what to expect. Not speaking or understanding any Japanese was not a problem - the music and the dancer's movements carry the story perfectly. (OK, the 'cheat sheet' the ticket lady gave me helped...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2016

When we were at the Takachiho shrine, we walked over to Kagura Hall which is at the far end of the precincts of the shrine. A tour group visiting the shrine apparently had arranged for a special afternoon Kagura performance. We walked around to the...More

2  Thank hfot2
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We attended the 8pm show which lasted for an hour. The hall inside the Shrine was jam packed with all the tourists in town. There were leaflets explaining this ancient love story, which is actually quite funny in places. There were no chairs (except a...More

3  Thank cocuye
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