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Ushiroyama Fusuma Karakuri

Fusuma Karakuri is a traditional performing art using a series of picture-painted sliding doors moving crisscross to show different images in turns. Although this art had once disappeared during the post-war rebuilding and high economic growth of the 20th century, it was performed again with 69 on-fusuma pictures for the first time in 50 years on October, 2005. At present, you can enjoy it with its local folk songs and dances during the autumn festival period. Miyoshi City designated it as a tangible folk cultural property. (In February 2006)

Basic information

Address
Nishi Iya Yamamura Ushiroyama 289, Miyoshi City, Tokushima Prefecture (Ushiroyama Farm Stage)
Open-Close
Every year;
8:00-9:30 p.m. on Saturday in late October
Admission fee
Free of charge
Parking lot
None
Access
Get off at Ikawa-Ikeda IC→Take the National route 32 in the direction of Kochi→the Prefectural road 45 → Turn right before Iya Tunnel → Turn left at a three-forked road 100-meter ahead in the direction of Ushiroyama →Forest Road (2 km) → Turn right to Shisho Shrine. Total: approximately 40 km, 65 min.
Contact
Miyoshi City Sightseeing Information Office
Phone
0883-76-0877