Ninja Experience and Traning Kyoto

Ninja Experience Kyoto


Never before has it been made so easy to experience the life of the Ninja. At the Kyoto Samurai and Ninja museum you can join the ranks of these mysterious and elite Ninja.

Residents and visitors alike can delight in the Ninja realm. You will learn about Ninja in Japan’s history and what kind of weapons and tools were used as they carried out covert missions.

Ninja costume shooting

Traditional Ninja style costume

You will dress in the famous traditional Ninja style costume. Donning this famous black uniform is the first step in your new life as a Ninja spy.

With an authentic background for your photos, you will appear to have stepped out of Japanese folklore. Photographs are wonderful souvenirs of your Ninja experience and so much fun to share with family and friends.

The special training of ninja

Ninja Experience Kyoto

Then your Ninja master will teach you some of the secret moves, such as sneaking and evading enemies. Then there is the final test where, should you pass, you officially become a Ninja. Are you ready to dodge the sword?

Concentration training with a drone

Ninja traning Kyoto

The ninja must sneak up behind the enemy without being noticed and defeat him without failure. In such situations, ninjas need extraordinary concentration to perform well. In this training, you will develop the concentration required for a ninja in a modern way. It's a drone!

The basic ticket are included

  • Guide Tour of Samurai Museum Kyoto
  • Ninja Shuriken throw Kyoto
  • Ninja weapons Kyoto
  • Samurai armor Kyoto

The special Ninja ticket includes the full basic activities of the regular tour, ninja weapons experience, and samurai armour costumes. Once you have completed the activity then your Ninja experience truly begins. Basic ticket information

Ticket including : 1. Guided tour of the Kyoto Samurai & Ninja Museum / 2. Samurai armor trial / 3. Discover samurai weapons / 4. Samurai history quiz / 5. Ninja star throw competition / 6. Learn the secrets of ninja / 7. Use the ninja blow gun

Basic Ticket

Guided tour
+ 3 Samurai experiences
+ 3 Ninja experiences

Guided tour of the Kyoto Samurai & Ninja Museum

Guide Tour of Samurai Museum Kyoto

The guided tour will take you all the way through the history of the Samurai and Ninja with great tales and facts.

The tour is entertaining and interesting for parents, kids and hardcore Samurai and Ninja fans. Whether you know Japan's history or not, you can certainly learn something and enjoy the stories of these famous warriors of old Japan.

As you are taken through this tour, you will also be able to check out, up close and personal, many of the artifacts the museum has on display. Swords, armour, and implements of Japan’s history from the Edo period and even further back in time!

Samurai Experience (3 basic experiences)

With the activities you get to live the life of a samurai by wearing the samurai armour costumes and a sword, of course, this is the perfect time for those holiday snaps to really keep the memories of this experience alive.

  • Samurai armor Kyoto

    1. Samurai armor trial

  • Samurai weapons Kyoto

    2. Discover samurai weapons

  • Samurai history Kyoto

    3. Samurai history quiz

Ninja Experience (3 basic experiences)

One of the Ninja-master staff members will guide you on how to use Ninja weaponry including Ninja star and blowgun. Once you have had some practice then it's time for the famous Ninja competition.

  • Ninja Shuriken throw Kyoto

    1. Ninja star throw competition

  • Ninja lesson kyoto

    2. Learn the secrets of ninja

  • Ninja weapons Kyoto

    3. Use the ninja blow gun

Ninja lesson kyoto

Ninja Facts

Ninja have been the subject of Japanese folklore and popular books and media. Born into the profession Ninja were trained in the ways of deception and manipulation of nature at an early age. Physical training, martial arts and climbing techniques for entering castles were all a part of the education. Some believed Ninja could walk on water, become invisible and even fly. Who would not want to be Ninja?

Ninja fighting Kyoto

Starting at an early age children were trained in the ways of the Ninja.

In many areas of the world, the word Ninja has come to mean black clothed mysterious beings that can perform superhuman feats. Popular movies and television are largely responsible for the attire, but Ninja legends are a part of history in Japan. Folklore portrays Ninja as possessing supernatural powers that allowed them to fly, become invisible, walk on water, and shape shift. Ninja could accomplish these extraordinary acts because they had mastered control over the elements of nature. Though there are numerous folk tales and stories, it is rare to find historical records. What accounts do exist state Ninja were born into the profession. Secrets and traditions were passed from generation to generation. Starting at an early age children were trained in the ways of the Ninja including martial arts, climbing buildings, avoiding detection, diversions, and how to use a variety of weapons.

Ninja fighting Kyoto

Often the Ninja would dress as a peasant farmer or woodcutter.

Misguided efforts to connect Samurai and Ninja likely stem from the fact that both are born into their profession and begin training within the family at an early age. Samurai observed a code of honor and a strict set of rules. Ninja did not have a code and employed disguise and secrecy to carry out their duties. The masters of deception were often mercenaries hired to perform covert acts. Ninja used a wide assortment of skills to carry out their assignments which included infiltrating groups or areas, espionage, guerilla warfare, and assassinations. The primary tool of the Ninja was disguise. Often the Ninja would dress as a peasant farmer or woodcutter. Disguised as a common worker Ninja could slip into almost any town or village. Ninja were trained to use their skills of stealth instead of engaging in open fighting.