Activity/experience

The Ogre exterminate
your inner demon

The Ogre exterminate your inner demon

Namahage is a traditional event of the Oga Peninsula for bringing good luck. The powerful Namahage will drives out the ogre from the mind.

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Period
Open daily between April and December
Lecture
About 20 minutes.
April - November
9:00/9:30/10:00/10:30/11:00/11:30/13:30/14:00/
14:30/15:00/15:30/16:00/16:30
Winter Schedule
Lectures on Sat, Sun, and National holidays
only between December and March.
9:30/10:30/11:30/13:30/14:30/15:30
*Specially open on Jan 1, 2
Lectures held in 30-min. intervals 9:00-11:30/13:30-15:30
Admission
*Including Namahage Museum admission.
April – November Adults 864 yen Elementary, Jr. High, and
High School Students 540 yen
December - March: Adults 1,080 yen Elementary, Jr. High, and
High School Students 756 yen
Available Languages
Japanese
Details/Inquiries
Oga Shinzan Denshokan
97 Mizukuisawa, Kitaurashinzan, Oga-shi, Akita 010-0685 
TEL:0185‐33‐3033
URL
https://www.namahage.co.jp/namahagekan/denshokan.php
(In Japanese only)

Comments from the experienced!

  • This is an annual traditional event held in
  •  February, but you can see it here all year round.
  • Enjoy the good-luck Namahage!
  • They are surprisingly powerful.
  • Staying at Oga Hot Springs and seeing a
  • Namahage Taiko drum performance are also
  • recommended.