Who doesn’t want to swing a sword and emulate the warriors of feudal Japan? Experience being a samurai for yourself in one of the coolest activities in Tokyo. During your intimate lesson, you’ll get to dress up in a samurai outfit, train with a traditional katana (single-edged samurai sword), and learn a world-renowned style of sword dance.Asakusa (near Sensōji Temple)
1 hour (slots available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
- Practice your katana skills (no prior experience needed!)
- Learn the way of the samurai from a knowledgeable instructor
- Take photos and videos in a samurai outfit
You’ll learn — and get to participate in — the “Kenbu Tachibana Ittoryu” style of sword performance, headed by a master of the art. This is a personal experience that is just for your group, so join with friends, family (children welcome!), partners, or even by yourself.