Best samurai experience in Kyoto Japan.

Samurai Experience in Kyoto

SAMURAI EXPERIENCE

- Samurai Training -

Have you ever wanted to experience being trained by a real Samurai master? Learning the ancient ways of the Japanese katana? At the Kyoto Samurai and Ninja Museum you can do just that, With the Samurai Experience Sword Lesson.

Samurai sword traning in Kyoto

Traditional clothes of the Samurai

For the Samurai Experience, you will wear the traditional clothing of the samurai. Whilst wearing Hakama, the Samurai Pants, and a traditional Kimono style top. Once you are clad in the clothes of the samurai, then the lesson can begin.

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Learn traditional movements with the sword

The Samurai master will teach you how to properly wear and draw the sword, how to cut, and then a traditional Kata. A Kata is a demonstration of multiple movements with the sword done in succession. This experience lasts around thirty minutes, but the title of Samurai will last you a lifetime.

Samurai Experience in Kyoto

Experience bow and arrow

Samurai used bows and arrows very often as weapons. The practice of shooting arrows while riding a horse was very important for the samurai. Can you hit the arrow on the target?

The basic ticket are included

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

The ticket includes the full basic activities of the regular tour, Samurai armour costumes, and ninja weapons experience. Once you have completed the activity then your Samurai 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

Samurai Experience in Kyoto

Tameshigiri

- Samurai Sword Cutting Experience -

Have you ever wanted to try out a genuine Samurai sword? Well now is your chance. At the Kyoto Samurai and Ninja Experience Museum you can do exactly that with this exclusive ticket. The word Tameshigiri means test-cutting, this is a traditional method for Samurai to test their skills and the quality of their swords.

Samurai sword cutting Kyoto

Lesson on how to use the Japanese Katana

When you come for Tameshigiri, you will get to wear the traditional clothes of the Samurai. You will also receive a lesson on how to use the Japanese Katana from our on-site, descended from Samurai, sword master. You will learn how to wear, draw and how to cut with the sword.

Samurai sword cutting Kyoto

Genuine old Samurai sword

Then the best bit, you get to use a genuine three hundred year old Samurai sword and will be cutting through targets. Your target is rolled Tatami. Tatami is rolled straw mats that have been soaked in water for twenty four hours. This gives the rolled mats the same average consistency as a human neck! You will get to prove your skills by cutting through these rolls under the very close supervision of a Samurai master.

The basic ticket are included

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

With the Tameshigiri ticket, which includes the full regular entry and the additional cutting experience. Of course, the other activities from the basic ticket are included as well. 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

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