National Bunraku Theater Osaka

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Osaka has been the capital of Bunraku, the traditional Japanese puppet theater, for many centuries. The National Bunraku Theater is a two-hall and exhibition room complex located in Chūō-ku, Osaka. The theater is now one of the few places where where the fascinating art form of bunraku can be seen.



1-12-10, Nippon-bashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0073 (Map) (Directions)


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  • Information Counter
  • Restroom

Payment Method

  • Credit cards accepted


1-minute walk from Nipponbashi Station

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Discover Bunraku - Bunraku for Beginners

Discover Bunraku - Bunraku for Beginners

Jun 15th 2019

The National Bunraku Theater in Osaka will be hosting a bunraku for beginners event and performance in mid-June.

Osaka 10 ¥3,900

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