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Theater Spots in Ishikawa Area

  • Ishikawa Prefectural Noh Theater (Nogakudo)
    19 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Ishibiki 4-18-3
    The Ishikawa Prefectural Noh Theater (Nogakudo) was opened in Kanazawa City in 1972 as a facility for the preservation, transmission and advancement of Ishikawa Prefecture’s Noh drama tradition; it was Japan’s first independent public Noh theater. The Theater’s Noh stage was relocated here from the Kanazawa Noh Theatre, having originally been constructed in 1932; reflecting its great age, it exudes a subtle sense of calm and style. Noh, Kyogen and Shimai (selected highlights from Noh dramas) performances are held every month except August.

    We had a great afternoon learning how to dance and sing and move in the manner of the Noh theatre. Japanese people having as much trouble as we were because it was ancient Japanese but at least they...

  • Noto Engekido
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Pref. Nanaoshi Nakajimamachinakajima Upper 9 Nanao City Nakajima Cultural Center
    "A 20-minute walk from Noto-Nakajima Station on the Noto Railway Nanao Line. ""Noto Engekido"" is the popular nickname for the Nanao City Nakajima Cultural Center, a culture facility in Nanao City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Supervised by actor Tatsuya Nakadai and the Mumeijuku acting school, this theater was opened in 1995. Making use of the spaces inside and outside the hall, theater-goers can enjoy performances designed to naturally draw the audience in and make them feel a part of the stage. The theater can accommodate 651 viewers and has wheelchair and family seats as well as a cloakroom, ensuring families with children can also easily enjoy their time here. Inside the theater building, there is a cafe corner and library, providing other ways to have fun here in addition to plays. On performance days, non-stop shuttle buses operate from nearby major stations."
  • Yamanakaza
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Pref. Kagashi Yamanakaonsenyakushimachi 1
    A performing arts theater adjoining the Kiku no Yu (women’s bath) bathhouse in the center of the Yamanaka Onsen hot spring resort area in Kaga, Ishikawa. Seating 180, the hall is equipped with a Japanese cypress stage, and on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, traditional entertainments such as the Yamanaka-bushi are performed by geisha. The gorgeous accoutrements of the building itself are also a must-see, including pillars lacquered with silver and gold in the tradition of Yamanaka-lacquer, and the lattice door-style walls. The facility also has a tourist information center, coin lockers, and shop, making it a great place to stop by while exploring the area as well.
  • Honda no Mori Hall
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Ishibiki 4-17-1


  • Ishikawa Komatsu Art Theater Urara
    1 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Komatsu-shi Doiharamachi 710


  • Kanazawa Oguraza
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Mirokumachi Russia 68
  • TEATRO Nishi Kanazawa
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Nishi Kanazawa 1-5

Ishikawa Areas


Long, thin Ishikawa prefecture runs along the Sea of Japan up into Noto Peninsula. Highlights of the seaside towns lining the west coast include Kanazawa, often described as a "Little Kyoto" thanks to its old wooden tea houses and geisha culture as well as its picturesque Japanese garden, Kenroku-en.

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