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Awa Jurobe Mansion Puppet Theater and Museum

Awa Ningyo Joruri is a traditional performance art of Tokushima using puppets made of cypress wood. The lifelike movement of the dolls combined with traditional music is a unique entertainment experience.
Address or Location Miyajima Honura 184, Kawauchi-cho, Tokushima City, Tokushima Prefecture
Phone 088-665-2202
Fax 088-665-3683
Opening Hours 9:30-17:00 (extended to 18:00 from July 1st to August 31st)
Closed December 31st to January 3rd
Fees Adults: 400 yen, High school/College students: 300 yen, Elementary school/Junior high school students: 200 yen
URL http://joruri.info/jurobe/
(Japanese only)
Transportation By car: Approx. 20 min from Tokushima Airport. Approx. 15 min from JR Tokushima Station. Approx. 5 min from Tokushima Interchange. Approx. 20 min from Naruto Interchange. By bus: Approx. 20 min by the Tokushima Municipal Bus Route 7 from the Tokushima Ekimae bus stop.
  • Awa Jurobe Mansion Puppet Theater and Museum
  • Awa Jurobe Mansion Puppet Theater and Museum
* This information is current as of March 2010.
* Enquiries by phone or fax must be made in Japanese.