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Hiroshima: Bugaku

Bugaku, ancient court dance with music. This Bugaku was introduced by "Kiyomori Taira," a warlord in the Heian period (794-1192). Admission is 300JPY each.

Schedule & Key events:
● Jan. 2 from 1 p.m.:
● Jan. 3 from 1 p.m.:
● Jan. 5 5:30 a.m.-

Location: Itsukushima-jinja Shrine, Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima


Access:
(1) JR Sanyo Honsen Line to Miyajima-guchi Sta., and then walk 5 min. to Miyajima-guchi Pier. From there, take ferryboat to Miyajima Pier (10 min.), and then walk 10 min. (2) JR Sanyo Shinkansen Line to Hiroshima Sta., and then take streetcar or bus to Hiroshima Ujina Port (30 min.) From there, take hydrofoil to Miyajima Pier (22 min.), and then walk 10 min.


Festival information compiled in cooperation with the Tourist Information Center of the Japan National Tourist Organization. (Shin-Tokyo Bldg. 1F, 3-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; (03) 3201-3331). Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.