Experience Japanese Culture
Culture/Kabuki Performance/Sumo Match
Kurokawa onsen
Witness the art of Japanese drumming on a "Skyward stage" at an unprecedented elevation of 1,036 meters!

Oita's Open-Air Theater TAO no Oka Presents "Skyward stage" Live


  • Instant Booking
  • Required Time:

    *Activity time (DRUM TAO live performance and TAO HOUSE tour)

  • Reservation Time:
    May vary. Please check the calendar.
  • Supported Languages:
    Japanese / English
  • Popular Spots:
    Kurokawa onsen / Yufuin / Aso
1 Person
20 People
Min. Participants Required For Activity:
30 People
Payment Method:
Adult (Aged 13 years and above) USD 28.64
Child (4 years - 12 years) USD 15.91
Age (Min.):
4 years old
Parent/ Guardian Required:
Under 12 years old
Booking deadline:
1 day prior by 14:00


Nature × DRUM TAO

Visitors can experience a powerful live taiko performance by DRUM TAO against the backdrop of the natural beauty of Aso-Kuju National Park!

The "Skyward stage" is at an elevation of 1,036 meters

An outdoor stage surrounded by nature with a view of the majestic mountains of Aso and the Kuju Mountain Range in the back.

Discover everything about DRUM TAO at TAO HOUSE

Take a break at the TAO costume exhibition created by Junko Koshino, explore the merchandise store, and enjoy the café produced by members of the event.


  • Visit the open-air theater TAO no Oka

    200 free parking spaces are available! (No public transportation available)

  • TAO HOUSE Reception

    We will hand you your seat tickets for the day at the reception.

  • Tour TAO HOUSE

    Enjoy the museum's café, merchandise corner, and Junko Koshino's costume exhibit!

  • Live performance at the "Skyward stage" (45 min.) *Commences at 2:00 PM (4:30 PM in July and August)

    Experience a powerful live performance on an outdoor stage with a spectacular view!

Included in the Fee

Tickets to see a live performance on the Skyward stage
TAO HOUSE Admission Fee

Meeting Place

Open-air theater TAO no Oka

7571-2 Shiratan Itagi, Kuju-machi, Taketa-shi, Oita


Nearest StationAso Station

Directions to Nearest StationAbout 40 minutes by car

Destination by TaxiOpen-air theater TAO no Oka

Things guests need to prepare on the day of the activity (clothes, belongings, etc.)

Hat, Sunglasses

Raincoat, towel, etc. (in case of rain)


Cancellation Policy

The cancel fee is based on the timing of the cancellation. Please check the cancellation policy below.

  • After 1 days before date of use


• Due to intense sunlight during the performance, we recommend bringing a hat and sunglasses.
• TAO no Oka is situated at 1036 meters above sea level. Temperatures can vary significantly, and winds can be strong. Please bring a jacket.
• The performance will proceed in light rain but will be canceled in severe weather conditions. Umbrellas are prohibited as they may obstruct the view of other customers enjoying the live show. Please prepare rain gear such as raincoats or towels.
• Please note that the event may be moved indoors (to the small hall on the 2nd floor of the indoor facility) depending on the weather. We appreciate your understanding in advance.
• Pets are not allowed.
• Outside food and beverages are not permitted. Food and beverages purchased at TAO HOUSE may be consumed while enjoying the performance.
• Photography and video recording are not allowed during the performance.

• The event may be canceled after the reservation is made due to inclement weather or natural disasters. In such cases, WAmazing Play's customer support will contact you by e-mail after 2:00 PM the day before the event.
• If the event is canceled due to weather or natural disasters on the day of the event, the operator will inform your emergency contact. Please be sure to check your e-mail and incoming calls on the day of the event.

[Supported Languages]
Simple English


General Incorporated Association, TAO Cultural Foundation

7571-2 Shiratan Itagi, Kuju-machi, Taketa-shi, Oita

Adult (USD 28.64)
Aged 13 years and above
(Does not affect the remaining number of persons available for booking)
Child (USD 15.91)
4 years - 12 years
(Does not affect the remaining number of persons available for booking)