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Yachiyoza (八千代座)


Historical Monument

Yachioyaza, one of Japan’s Important Cultural Properties, is a playhouse built in 1910. Since opening they have put on a variety of shows, but with the changing era the number of visitors fell and the place closed. However, thanks to the ardent fund-raising activities of groups both old and young, restoration took place over 30 years and it is now a working playhouse again. It is also possible to take a look behind the scenes of the theater, from the revolving stage to the theater basement.


Kumamoto Pref. Yamagashi Yamaga 1499 (Tamana / Yamaga / KikuchiArea)

phone 0968444004

9:00-18:00(Last entry17:30)

Review of Yachiyoza Theater

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Reviewed:2019/03/24 Yachiyo-za a Drama theater
Yachiyo-za is Drama or Play theater which was built in 1910. It is nationally designated and an important cultural property in Yamaga.

There are various events, play are performed in Yachiyo-za...
Reviewed:2018/08/06 Shedding Light on Historical Happenings
The drive from Kumamoto being only a relatively short distance to Yamaga, takes over an hour due to the enforced speed limit of 50-60 kmph.

The countryside en-route is quite reminiscent of the...
Reviewed:2015/06/30 You dont have to be a kabuki fan to love Yachiyoza!
The town of Yamaga looks a little run down and tatty these days but a hundred years ago it was a prosperous, bustling agricultural town and a very lively onsen retreat. The local merchants funded the...

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Kumamoto Pref. Yamagashi Yamaga 1499 [map]
Tamana / Yamaga / KikuchiArea
9:00-18:00(Last entry17:30)
2ndWednesday, 12/29-1/1
[Yachiyoza and Yumekozo] Adults530yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students270yen
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Temporary suspension:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 12, 2020)
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          Kumamoto Areas


          Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.