As an integral part of Japanese Noh theater, beautifully carved masks are worn by actors to indicate the character they are ... More
Noh Mask Museum
As an integral part of Japanese Noh theater, beautifully carved masks are worn by actors to indicate the character they are portraying. The crafting of masks as an art form reached a zenith during the 14th Century and they continue to be made today. The focus of this museum's collection centers on 50 authentic Noh masks with descriptions of how they were crafted. Information is provided in English as well as Japanese. Noh souvenirs are also sold here.
Visitors to the National Noh Theater can see traditional kyogen as well as noh dramas. There are performances about 16
days out of the month, and the repertoire changes about four or five times. Because the singing of these ...
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Various travel modes are displayed, including steam locomotives, bicycles, and even a mock up of a Japan Air Lines passenger
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