Wanoakari × Hyakudan Kaidan 2023
Night Parade of One Hundred Demons in Extreme Color

July 1 (Sat.)- Sep 24 (Sun.), 2023

Open every day during exhibition period.
~“Goku Saishiki no Hyakki Yako” Night Parade of One Hundred Demons in Extreme Color~

Wanoakari, a splendor of Japanese light created by sensibilities and technologies that are unique to Japan, will adorn the designated cultural property, Hyakudan Kaidan, again this summer.
The theme of this year’s exhibition is Hyakki Yako, a nightly parade of demons, designed to take you on a journey from the real world to an otherworld as you proceed from room to room. The spaces of the cultural property, already brimming with a unique beauty of form of dazzling splendor, are further accentuated with the expression of color, drawing you into a world that is both beautiful and eerie.
As you finish climbing the stairs, what awaits you at your destination …?
Music and aroma also fill the rooms, creating an experience of a summer moment to be savored with all five senses.

Exhibition Highlights

Goku Saishiki no Hyakki Yako

Spatial art expressed on the stage of the cultural property

A nightly parade of demons on the Hundred Stairs

Exhibition design to be experienced with all five senses

Exhibition Overview

Date July 1 (Sat.)- Sep 24 (Sun.), 2023*Open every day during exhibition period.
Opening hours 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. (last entry: 5:30 p.m.)* Exhibition closes at 5:00 p.m. on Sat., August 19(last entry: 4:30 p.m.)
Venue Hotel Gajoen Tokyo Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolitan Government designated Tangible Cultural Property
“Hyakudan Kaidan -The Hundred Stairs-”

Ticket Information


General ¥1,500
Students ¥800
  • * Student ID must be presented. Children of preschool age are admitted free of charge.
  • * Prices include consumption tax.
Online At venue
Same day
Advance tickets
With goods -
Numbers limited -

Ticket office

  • · Admission tickets can be purchased in advance through the official online ticket website or at the venue on the day.
  • · Discounts are available for visitors who present a disability passbook. (Price includes admission for one accompanying carer. Please enquire at the ticket office on the day of your visit.)
  • · Contents of the exhibition are subject to change.
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Requests to Visitors

  • · Movement between rooms within the facility is by stairs. Wheelchairs, mobility walkers, and strollers cannot be used.
  • · As the venue rooms have tatami floors, visitors are asked to remove their shoes before entering.
  • · Visitors are welcome to take photographs of the exhibition but are requested to comply with the following.
  • · Please refrain from the use of flashes, lights, tripods, and selfie sticks.
  • · Photography for commercial purposes is not permitted.
  • · Behavior that could threaten the safety of the exhibits, such as approaching the exhibits too closely with photographic equipment, is not permitted.
  • · Please be considerate of other visitors.
  • · Please do not bring large bags, umbrellas, etc. inside the exhibition venue. Bags may be left at the bellhop desk at the front entrance, and umbrellas may be placed in the umbrella stand.
  • · Please refrain from eating or drinking inside the exhibition venue. Visitors are also not permitted to bring hazardous items, odorous items, or raw foods into the venue.

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