1. Takei Kumano Shrine
Shrines and Buddhist Temples Noh Stages

Takei Kumano Shrine

A tutelary shrine with a Noh stage, inscribed with its ancient name "Kaguraden," (a hall of music and dance dedicated to gods)

Kumano Shrine is a village shrine nestled in cedar woods. Built in 1869, the Noh stage, designated a Niigata Prefectural Cultural Asset, has a hip-and-gable tiled roof in front, and a hipped roof at the back. Also, because of having a ridgeway with a tiled roof, and a room with a mirror separated by a curtain from the ridgeway (used as a worship hall, too), it is considered an authentic Noh stage in Sado. A kaerumata (frog-leg strut) on the transverse beam is carefully inscribed with the four distinct characters of ka-gu-ra-den.

Facility Basic Information

329-1 Niibo Takei, Sado, Niigata 952-0111
Transport Access
Ryotsu Port Approx 20 minutes by car
Nearest bus stop
Sado Sougou Koukoumae (Minamisen [South Line]) Approx. 5 minutes on foot from bus stop

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