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Awaodori Kaikan

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Address: 2-20 Shinmachibashi, Tokushima 770-0904, Tokushima Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 88-611-1611
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Good dance performance

I wouldn't rank this super high out of all the things I've done in Japan, but if you're in Tokushima it's a good place to go. We got the museum/dance/cable car combo ticket for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2016
occhiolist
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Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I am normally wary of cultural shows which can be tacky at times. This is different and 50 minutes of great music, dancing and a very congenial host. All in Japanese, but music and dance is international and you can get the gist of the host's spiel. Only about $10 and a great gift store with locally made products of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I watched and joined the evening performance and it was above my expectation. The dance was performed by one of the troupes (equivalent to Escolas de Samba) so that I really felt as if I were in Tokushima in mid-summer. Even though the MC of the performance spoke only a few words of English, he welcomed foreigners as well and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't rank this super high out of all the things I've done in Japan, but if you're in Tokushima it's a good place to go. We got the museum/dance/cable car combo ticket for around ¥1600. The museum is modern but small and in Japanese only (we were supplied with an English info sheet but it wasn't that informative). The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We stayed only 1 night in Tokushima city and had limited time. We still opted to spend time to watch an Awaordori dance performance here due to good reviews of other visitors. We watched the evening dance show by professional dance group at 8pm. It took about an hour. The dancers performed professional dance Audience are also invited to go... More 

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Thank Forestee
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the show highlighting the local dancing. It is really lively and the kimonos and live small band was charming! The gift shop had great local products from the island. After the show you can take a cable car to the top of the mountain- which translates as eyebrow mountain. There is a single price ticket. I also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Among the many festivals in Japan, Awa Odori is for sure the first to remember. The Tokushima Awa Odori is held from 12th August to 15th August as part of the area’s Obon festival. During the festival, the whole city is full of passion and excitement. The dancers and attendees will all dance together like attending the carnival of Rio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

A beautiful building filled with beautiful culture, we learned the history of the traditional dance of Tokushima and also how to do it! what a wonderful way to spend the afternoon.

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Thank shashambles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I loved visit this place, because it fullfilled what tourist need. Such as souvenir , local food , museum of awaodori dance dan there is also a rope way to bizan mountain to see tokushima view from up hill

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Thank alfini
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

I love eat in 5 th floor of this building, we can find certified halal resto and they served delicious meal. The beautiful scenery of tokushima city could be watched clearly from bizan mountain by rope way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The dance performance is impressive and you can tell they take much pride in this traditional dancing. After explaining the history to the visitors, the host would invite you up to the stage and teach you how to dance. Bu sure you give it your best and you might just won the rewards that everyone else envies.

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