Floor Guide

Awa Odori Hall

2nd Floor

This 250-seat hall is designated for performances of Awa Odori. The Awa Odori Festival Hall team of Awa Odori dancers perform Awa Odori 4 times during the day, and one of city’s 33 famous teams appears on the stage for the evening performance (rotating daily). You can enjoy a great performance of Awa Odori at any time. Also, you can learn how to dance Awa Odori from the team members and dance together with them.

【Daytime performance】
40 minute performance and experience of Awa Odori by the Awa Odori Festival Hall team.
Performance Schedule: 4 performances every day (starting at 11:00, 14:00, 15:00, and 16:00)
Admission Fee: 800 yen for adults (high school students or older), 400 yen for elementary school or junior high school students. *Reductions available for parties.

【Evening performance】
Performance Schedule: Every day, 1 performance (starts at 20:00)
Admission Fee: 1,000 yen for adults (high school students or older), 500 yen for elementary school or junior high school students
※You can buy ticket after 7.00pm
*Reductions available for parties.

Awa Odori Museum

3rd Floor

At this small museum you can learn about the history and culture of Awa Odori. Costumes, props, and instruments are displayed there, and you will see the transitions of Awa Odori thought the years. You can find a great miniature model of the Awa Odori festival during a past era and can watch a 3D Awa Odori performance at the “Awa Odori 3D Theater”.

Opening time: 9:00-17:00
Admission Fee: 300 yen for adults (high school students or older), free for junior high school students and younger children.
*Reductions available for parties.

Media Square

5th Floor

This space provides Awa Odori related workshops or events. You can do some research on Awa Odori using PCs or by looking through various materials. This room is used as a press center for the media during the Awa Odori Festival, and information about Awa Odori is dispatched from here.

Bizan Ropeway Sanroku (foot of the mountain) Station

5th Floor

You can ride the ropeway from here, which takes you to the top of Mt. Bizan in 6 minutes. Please enjoy the splendid panoramic view of the Tokushima Plain facing toward Kii Channel. You can see the Yoshinogawa River, O-Naruto Bridge, Awaji Island, and Kii Peninsula if the weather is clear.

Operating hours: 9:00-21:00 (From April to October), 9:00-22:00 (12th to 15th of August, During Awa Odori Festival in Tokushima City), 9:00-17:30 (From November to March)
Ticket Price: Adults (junior high school students or older): a round-trip ticket 1020 yen, a one-way ticket 610 yen / Elementary school children: a round-trip ticket 510 yen, a one-way ticket 300 yen

Gallery Space

2nd Floor

You can find some popular events or displays here, such as “the winners of the Awa Odori photo contest.” There are 33 lanterns with the names of famous teams of Awa Odori at the windows.

Activity Rooms

4th Floor

There are 4 large or small rooms which you can rent for various activities, such as Awa Odori practice, meetings or events.

Information Counter

1st Floor

You can get information about Awa Odori Festival Hall facilities and events, and also you can buy tickets for the Awa Odori performances in the Awa Odori Hall (2nd floor), Awa Odori Museum, and Bizan Ropeway here.

Arudeyo Tokushima (souvenir shop)

1st Floor

You can find various souvenirs from Tokushima here, at the “Arudeyo Tokushima,” shop run by the Tokushima Prefecture Product Association. “Arudeyo” means “there are things you can get” in the local Tokushima dialect. Here you can get products dyed with indigo, sweets made with the citrus fruit sudachi (lime) or Naruto Kintoki (sweet potato) etc., Tokushima’s many craft works and specialties are all at this store.

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