Nafune Gojinjo Taiko 名舟御陣乗太鼓
Local performance with intense drumming and ferocious dances
Gojinjo taiko drumming is a ritual drum performance native to the village of Nafune in the city of Wajima. The ferocious drumming, ghoulish masks, and aggressive dances are said to have originated as a method of scaring away invaders in the 1500s.
There are regular, free performances of Gojinjo taiko outside the Wajima Kiriko Art Museum from spring to autumn. Admission is free.
Nafune Gojinjo Taiko (Wajima Kiriko Art Museum)
Address1-131 Kawaimachi, Wajima
Closed daysOpen daily
FeesVaries according to show