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Samurai and Ninja Experiences in Kyoto
Have you ever wanted to wield a katana sword, or learn the secrets of the stealthy ninja? While visiting Kyoto take the chance to experience a bit of the life of Japan's most famous icons, the samurai and ninja of yore!
10Activities
  1. Led by a genuine ninja who trained in Iga, the homeland of ninjas. Learn the tricks and stealthy moves of these iconic spies. Participants will receive a Ninja License after the course!
    English Available

    From USD35.59

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Check out this showcase of the samurai art of kembu. The powerful sword dance will have you marvelling at the skill of the masters as they perform this unique Japanese art.
    English Available

    USD26.70

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  3. Enter through a secret passage way leading you to this famous restaurant run by ninjas. Enjoy a night of surprises, magic and delicious food in Kyoto!
    Meal Provided

    From USD26.70

    Daily
    (evening)
  4. Toei Kyoto Studio Park and Randen Ticket Combo
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    Enjoy an exciting day at the Toei Kyoto Studio Park as you enter a world of drama and entertainment! Meet ninjas, transform into a Kyoto beauty or enjoy the performances. Great for families with kids!

    USD20.47

    Daily
  5. Step into the world of the Ninja with an evening of delicious food, drinks and spectacular entertainment. Enjoy acrobatic dances, thrilling combat and more!
    Meal Provided

    From USD31.14

    Weekend
    (afternoon, evening)
  6. Step into the shoes of a samurai and learn the basics of kenbu, an artistic style of sword dancing! Wear a kimono and become one with your sword.

    From USD35.59

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  7. Become one of Kyoto's lovely maiko for a day. Professional staff will do the white make up and help you dress in a bright kimono before a photo shoot! You can also stroll Kyoto for even more pictures.
    English Available

    From USD47.09

    62%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Enter the ninja house, and discover its many tricks emergency escape exits. Discover the skills of the ninja, and hearn how to throw shuriken (ninja stars) or use a blowgun! Kids welcome.
    English Available

    From USD4.45

    Daily
    0.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Wear a cool ninja costume, and have fun taking pictures around the Ninja Yashiki House! A great short break from sightseeing in Kyoto, and ideal for groups with kids.
    English Available

    From USD26.70

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Experience wearing a haori and hakama, which are traditional formal garments for men. Dress yourself up and take photos as a memory of Kyoto.

    USD28.83

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)

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