For visitors taking public transportation
From Akita Sta. to Shinzan shrine(Venue place), it will take around 2 hours by train and the temporary bus. From Oga Sta. and Oga hot spring village to Shinzan shrine(Venue place), we will arrange a temporary bus. If you purchase an one-day unlimited-ride ticket (1,000 yen / Free for 15 and under), you can get on any bus as many times as you like.
From Akita city
Akita Sta. → Oga Sta. → Venue
Akita Sta. → Oga Sta. JR Oga line. One-way: 770 yen. About 55 min. 1:46 p.m. Dep. → 2:39 p.m. Arr.
3:07 p.m. Dep. → 3:58 p.m. Arr. (only on 11th(Sat.) & 12th(Sun.) Reserved seats only.)
3:27 p.m. Dep. → 4:23 p.m. Arr.
Roadside station Oga( Near the Oga Sta.) → Venue Temporary bus / Direct. About 30 min. 3:15 p.m. Dep. → 3:45 p.m. Arr.
4:15 p.m. Dep. → 4:45 p.m. Arr.
5:15 p.m. Dep. → 5:45 p.m. Arr.
Venue → Oga Sta. → Akita Sta.
Venue → Roadside station Oga( Near the Oga Sta.) Temporary bus / Direct. About 30 min. During 7:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., when the bus seats are fully occupied we will depart in keeping with the time of JR Oga line "A".
Oga Sta. → Akita Sta. JR Oga line. One-way: 770 yen. About 55 min. A : 9:35 p.m. Dep. → 10:28 p.m. Arr.
B : 9:59 p.m. Dep. → 10:49 p.m. Arr. (only on Sat. and Sun. Reserved seats only.)
C : 10:44 p.m. Dep. → 11:36 p.m. Arr.
Oga hot spring village → Venue
Oga hot spring village "Gofu" → Venue
In front of "Gofu" → Venue Temporary bus / Direct. About 20 min. 4:40 p.m. Dep. → 5:00 p.m. Arr.
5:30 p.m. Dep. → 5:50 p.m. Arr.
Venue → Oga hot spring village "Gofu"
Venue → "Gofu" Temporary bus / Direct. About 20 min. During 8:10 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., when the bus seats are fully occupied we will depart.
For visitors travelling by car
When you use a car navigation system, please set "Namahage museum(Kitaura Shinzan district in Oga city)" as the destination.
Free parking lots are available near the festival venue.
You may use the parking lots from 3:00 p.m.
P1 Namahage museum large parking lot approx. 150 cars/ some large-sized buses parking lot P2 Next to P1 approx. 80 cars P3 Next to Torii that is a gateway at the entrance to a Shinto shrine approx. 30 cars P4 Namahage auto camp approx. 200 cars P5 Bettei Tsubaki parking lot place approx. 150 cars
From the P4 parking lot place, we will offer free shuttle bus to venue every 20 minutes.
From the P5 parking lot place, we will offer free shuttle bus to venue every 30 minutes.
- Parking is limited. So please take public transportation if possible.
- We prepare the parking lots closest to the venue for the people who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped. For those who would like to use this parking lot, please call us and make a reservation at the Festival Executive Committee. Phone +81-185-24-9220