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Hayachine Kagura is a traditional folk performance that features a series of 40 masked dances with live music that originated from Mount Hayachine, the highest mountain in the Kitakami Range.Originally a ritual to worship gods 500 years ago, the dance is now performed by locals who take pride in showing their rich cultural heritage.
11am-3pm, second Sunday of every month
12-min by bus from JR Kitakami Station, get off at Tenshochi bus stop
800 yen presale, 1,000 yen at the door