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Uchikoza

2102 Uchiko, Uchiko-cho, Kita-gun 791-3301, Ehime Prefecture
+81 893-44-2840
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Unexpectedly interesting

We went to Uchiko on a rainy day because it was a good break between other destinations, so really... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Lara N
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Takamatsu, Japan
A great view behind the scenes of a Kabukiza

This renewed theater is great to see what local kabuki were like. Even in a remote area a lot of... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2015
Mish_H50
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Japan
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  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Feb 2017
“Unexpectedly interesting”
21 Jul 2015
“A great view behind the scenes of a Kabukiza”
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2102 Uchiko, Uchiko-cho, Kita-gun 791-3301, Ehime Prefecture
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+81 893-44-2840
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We went to Uchiko on a rainy day because it was a good break between other destinations, so really did not know what to expect. The Uchikoza is a beautifully restored, functioning theater that does Bunraku puppet performances and Kabuki shows. The guide was friendly...More

Thank Lara N
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This renewed theater is great to see what local kabuki were like. Even in a remote area a lot of effort was put into the kabukiza. Don't miss the underpass where you can see how the revolving stage worked, its really amazing.

Thank Mish_H50
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Complete with trap doors, hidden entrances and a revolving stage (which we saw revolve for ourselves), this was a little bit of old Japan.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I know very little about Kabuki, but the chance to explore all aspects of an operational theater was of interest to me. It was great fun to walk through 'hell', the Japanese term for the working bowels of the stage where the stage could be...More

Thank PuntledgeCinema .
Reviewed 2 December 2013

While smaller and less elaborate than the Kabuki Theater in Kotohira this is the real thing. Probably built by the locals when Uchiko-cho was in its prime. Still in use for movies and once in a while a kabuki performance. Well worth seeing as is...More

Thank Ted C
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