Tokushima Prefecture Tourism Association

Tokushima Prefecture Tourism Association

Unique Experiences


Experience the "Awa Dance," which is representative of Japanese traditional culture and stands alongside the Rio Carnival as one of the largest dance event in the world.

The Awa Dance boasts a history of over 400 years and about 1.3 million people visit the Awa Dance held in Tokushima City from August 12 to 15. People can experience the "Awa Dance" at the "Awa Dance Hall" anytime throughout the year.


Experience indigo dying

Tokushima produces most of the indigo used for indigo dying in Japan. A mansion owned by an indigo business tycoon is open to the public as a historic museum. Visitors can try indigo dying for themselves, such as dying a handkerchief.