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Updated: August 28, 2018

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Open-air Noh Performances (Mori no Takigi Noh) 新宿御苑 森の薪能

11 Naitomachi Shinjuku-ku Tokyo
2018-10-17

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is located in the heart of Tokyo and boasts a formal French garden, English landscape garden and a traditional Japanese garden. One of Japan's most prominent Western-style gardens created in the Meiji era, Shinjuku Gyoen offers types of scenery that cannot be seen in many other places in Japan.

Shinjuku Gyoen's annual Mori no Takigi Noh event is a spectacular example of both traditional Noh drama and traditional kyogen (Japanese comedy), all set within the beautiful confines of the garden's woods. The performance area is lit by burning torches, making for a truly spellbinding evening. On one Wednesday in mid-October, Shinjuku Gyoen is kept open late specifically for this event, allowing you a rare glimpse of the garden at night. Take advantage of this opportunity to see top performers in a one-of-a-kind setting!

How to Get There

  • Shinjuku Gyoenmae Sta. | Exit 1 | 5 mins on foot
    Marunouchi Line
  • Shinjuku-sanchome Sta. | Exit C5 | 5 mins on foot
    Toei Shinjuku Line
  • Shinjuku Sta. | South Exit | 10 mins on foot
    JR lines | Keio Line | Odakyu Line

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Opening Hours

  • 18:00-19:00
    Performance ends: 21:30 (approximate)

Price

Seats will be assigned, and there will be an admission fee.

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