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

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A Full Scale Kabuki Theatre

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 May 2015
Alan S
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 rotated and trap doors allow characters to appear. There are some great old photos of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the entire restored part of this tiny, 10,000 +/- population we had an absolute great... More 

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