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Tokushima City Walking Tour and Awa-Odori Dance -TOUR No.10-

What makes this tour unique

  • In this tour you can feel Tokushima’s history and culture while walking through the city center, and enjoy a performance of traditional festival “Awa-Odori.”
    Walk along the main streets of Tokushima and the river flowing through the town.
    As you walk, learn about history from your guide and enjoy the views along the river. You can see a traditional Awa-Odori dance performance and experience dancing at “Awaodori Kaikan (Festival Hall)”.

What’s included

  • A walk in the city with a guide
  • Learn about the history of the production of indigo dyestuff.
  • Visit a stone monument which tells you about Tokushima’s relationship with Germany
  • Visit a museum for wooden puppets used for traditional Japanese puppet shows.
  • Watch a performance of Awa-odori, and also experience dancing it!

Walk to Awagin Hall (Tokushima Arts Foundation for Culture) along the Shinmachi. River to see the Awa Wooden Puppets Museum.

The finale of the tour is seeing a performance of Awa-Odori at Awaodori Kaikan.
You can dance together after receiving instructions on how to dance.

Meeting Point
JR Tokushima Station (in front of Starbucks)
Weekdays (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday)
Implementation time
Starting at 10:00 am (The tour is held twice a day)
Required time
2 hours
Price(For per person)JPY
JPY 10,000 *including the admission fee for Awaodori Kaikan and guide’s fee
Minimum number of participants
How to reserve
On the website
Reservation deadline
A reservation should be made at least 1 day before the tour.
●Please understand that we must start the tour on time to ensure the best experience for everyone. You will not be able to join the tour, get a refund or reschedule if you are late for the tour.
●The tour will be carried out even if it rains.
●The tour might be canceled in the case of typhoon or heavy rain, so please give us your contact information (an email address we can reach at you during your trip).
Reservations, payment and cancellation policy
●Your reservation will be fixed after we confirm the day and time at which you would like to participate. Please wait for the email informing you that "your reservation is accepted and fixed."
●The payment should be done with cash or credit card only.
●You will have to a pay cancellation charge equivalent to the full cost of the tour if you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour's starting time.
Guide's profile
A friendly guide, fluent in English, will accompany you on the tour!
Let's enjoy a trip in Tokushima and have fun together.
・The guide may change due to circumstances.