Experience Traditional Japanese Performing Art "Noh" in Osaka

Taito, Japan
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1 hour (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

Fully immerse yourself in the traditions of Japanese performance art during a 1-hour Noh experience in Osaka. In a rehearsal area usually restricted to the public, you’ll watch actors perform theatrical art wearing elaborate costumes and masks. Listen to traditional Noh songs, delve into the history of the cultural tradition, and capture photographs with the beautiful dressed performers. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people in order to maintain an intimate atmosphere.
  • 1-hour Noh performance workshop in Osaka
  • See the performer's rehearsal area that is not open to public
  • Learn the basics about Noh including history, stage/costume design, tools used in the performance, and differences between Noh and Kabuki
  • Learn and try the unique movements of Noh with a special mask
  • Small-group expereince limited to 10 people

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • VIP access to performer's rehearsal area (not open to public)
  • Noh lesson and experience

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

Yotsubashi Station in Osaka (Yotsubashi Line, Exit 4 ticket gate)

Departure Time

Thursday: Between 10am to 5pm
Friday: Between 10am to 3pm
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What To Expect

Your experience begins at the entrance to Yotsubashi Station, approximately 10 minutes by train from Osaka station. Here, you’ll greet your guide and discover the ancient history of Noh, a theatrical performance art declared a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
On arrival at the theater, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to a rehearsal area usually restricted to the public to get acquainted with the characteristics of Noh. Learn about stage design and the tools used for the performance, and watch actors sing and perform wearing silk kimonos and elaborate masks. 
After capturing photographs with the performers, your tour concludes back at Yotsubashi station.
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Minimum age is 10 years
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

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Questions?

Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785
Product code: 13441P158

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