Things to do / Traditional festivals

Nagano: Kuroda Ningyo Joruri

Local puppet play, designated as National Important Tangible Folk-Cultural Property.

Schedule & Key events:

Location: Shimokuroda Suwa-jinja Shrine, Kamisato-kuroda, Iida, Nagano

(1) JR Chuo Honsen Line to Okaya Sta. From there, take JR Iida Line to Iida Sta., and then take taxi (10 min.) (2) Highway Bus from Shinjuku Sta. Bus Terminal (South Exit) to Iida Eki-mae Bus Stop (4 hrs. 15 min.), and then take taxi (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.

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