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Awaodori Kaikan|阿波踊り会館

Awaodori Kaikan|阿波踊り会館
Awaodori Kaikan is a place where you can enjoy the traditional awaodori dance of Tokushima province throughout the year. The awaodori dance features small cymbals, flutes and the three-stringed ‘shamisen’and two types of drum. The dance consists of a bending deeply at the waist, and performing the distinctive hand and feet movements, all the while moving to the two-beat rhythm and repeating the basic steps. The awaodori dance is traditionally performed every year between August 12-15 in the center of Tokushima city at the Awaodori Festival. At the Awaodori Museum you can also learn about the history, as well as purchase Tokushima souvenirs at the co-located Tokushima Provincial Bussan Koryu Plaza.


Address 2-20 Shimmachibashi, Tokushima, 770-0904 Tokushima
Hours 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed (February, June October) Second Wednesday of the month
※If Wednesday falls on a national holiday, closed the following day
・December 28 - January 1
Admission Fee See Details
TEL +81-88-611-1611
FAX +81-88-611-1612
Parking (Cars)   Yes
(Buses) Yes
Free Wi-Fi Yes
Toilet Yes
Best Season Spring / Summer / Autumn / Winter

Watch the Awaodori, and then get to know it intimately by dancing

‣ The ‘ren’ awaodori dance group performs the Awa-no-Kaze dance year-round.

‣ Not only can you watch the dance, but you can join in as well.

An experience you won`t find anywhere else…

Price ¥800 / Adult
¥400 / Child
¥1,000 / Adult
 ¥500 / Child
Operation Hours 11:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00 / 20:00
Duration 60 Minute(s)
Price ¥300 / Adult 
Free  / Child
Operation Hours 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Access Information

Train ●JR Tokushima Station
10 minute walk from JR Tokushima Station. 
Car ●Naruto IC
40 minutes from Naruto IC by car. 
Air ●Tokushima Airport
30 minutes from Tokushima Airport by car.