Takachiho Yokagura

Takachiho Yokagura
November 2018 to February 2019

Steeped in myth and legend, Takachiho has been known since ancient times as a sacred ground where the gods descended to earth. The area is also famous for yokagura, sacred dance rituals reenacting the legends, which are performed in the fall and early winter.

Takachiho Yokagura

Takachiho Yokagura

Takachiho Yokagura

Takachiho Shrine
1037 Oaza Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Miyazaki

Reservation: necessary to join Yokagura
Entry Fee: free for participants, but as a rule you will need to bring two bottles (approx. 3.6 liters, costing about 3,000 yen) of sake (shochu) as a gift to the deities. (Sake can be purchased at the liquor shop in Takachiho town.)
Access: approx. 90 min by bus from Nobeoka station (Takachiho)
http://takachiho-kanko.info/en/
Schedule: http://takachiho-kanko.info/event/yo_schedule.php (Japanese)