Takachiho Shrine 高千穂神社

Dance by Night

At this famous shrine, the dance ritual known as kagura is still performed, the origins of which are shrouded in myth.

Our tours in Kumamoto

  • Duration : 21 days
  • Locations : Tokyo, Hakone Mt Fuji, Kyoto, Nara, Koyasan, Osaka, Kobe, Takachiho, Kumamoto, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Miyajima
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