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When in Japan, don't miss the chance to experience the traditions of this fascinating country. Choose from a variety of classes in tea ceremony, calligraphy or zen meditation. Dress like a geisha, or stroll through town wearing a colorful kimono. Fans of Japan's martial arts can learn about the skills of the legendary ninja and samurai from masters. Book the best activities and read other travelers reviews on Veltra.
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  1. Learn from the ninja masters of the Musashi Clan and train in real ninjutsu. Try throwing ninja stars, practicing meditation, and see real ninja weapons in the heart of Tokyo!
    English Available

    From USD109.43

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Take part in a private and traditional Japanese tea ceremony. Wear a colorful silk kimono, drink tea, and take photos in the tearoom or garden when finished.
    English Available

    From USD114.25

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Learn the basics of fighting with a katana sword, and get in touch with your inner samurai. Open to everyone from beginners to martial artists, come learn the art of the sword in central Tokyo.
    English Available

    From USD136.79

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Transform yourself with a traditional formal furisode kimono or an elaborate oiran style kimono for a gorgeous, dress-up and photo session you can only do in Japan.

    USD273.58

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  5. Get your reserved tickets to the Tokyo sumo tournament. Dive into the world of sumo wrestling and experience first-hand Japan’s National Sport and go for an optional Chanko Hot Pot or Sukiyaki dinner!
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD86.63

    Daily
    4.5 - 5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  6. Go into the depths of the mountains to learn the techniques of becoming a ninja from a master. Discover their history and philosophy while mastering the arts right in Tokyo.

    USD147.73

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Encounter the world of tea in a quaint tearoom located near the famous Kabukiza in Ginza. With a friendly English-speaking tea master, learn more about the ceremony with delicious tea and sweets.
    English Available

    From USD31.92

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Dress in a beautiful kimono and walk through lovely Asakusa! Choose your favorite kimono from a huge selection of designs. Everything from the traditional to modern and cute is available.
    English Available

    From USD45.60

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Learn how to wear a yukata (light cotton kimono) and obi sash, which you will then get to take home! Then take part in a traditional tea ceremony.
    English Available

    USD102.43

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Transform into a mighty samurai with the bold armor of warlords of the Sengoku period. Suit up (with help from a pro) and strike a pose for the camera, a unique souvenir of your time in Tokyo!
    English Available

    USD118.55

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. Experience an out-of-the-ordinary dress-up session in a professional photo studio. Select from wedding dresses, gothic-lolita, to even cross dressing and drag queen outfits for memorable pictures.

    From USD182.39

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  12. Discover the harmony between traditional Japanese sweets and authentic Matcha Green Tea from Kyoto. Make your own wagashi sweets with an English instructor in this delicious opportunity.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD136.79

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Experience a modern counter-top tea ceremony held by a professional tea master in the Kabukiza Tower in Ginza. After your lesson, the matcha green tea and tea ceremony set are yours to keep!
    English Available
    Special

    USD54.72

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Unleash the samurai in you and learn kendo. Don the armor, grasp the bamboo sword and practice your strikes. Feel the adrenaline rush through your veins as you go head-to-head with your opponent.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD187.13

    Daily
    2 - 6 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Stroll around Harajuku and Shibuya in style with kimono from a shop right near Takeshita Street. Choose from various styles from traditional kimono and hakama to gothic and lolita kimono styles.

    From USD39.40

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  16. Learn about the traditional Japanese art of tea, explained by professional tea masters. Enjoy a cup of matcha tea and sweets in a serene tatami tea room.
    English Available

    From USD47.84

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Enjoy a geisha performance of songs and dances accompanied by traditional instruments. Play games and take photos with the geisha, then enjoy a high quality dinner at the restaurant of your choice.
    Meal Provided

    From USD98.49

    Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  18. Feel like a real princess in luxurious silk kimono and dramatic hair accessories! Enjoy the photo session solo, or with friends and family. Men, women and children are welcome!
    English Available

    From USD66.97

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Now is your chance to meet true geisha in Tokyo. See an elegant dance, play classic parlor games and take pictures with these icons of Japanese hospitality with helpful English support.

    USD50.16

    Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  20. Discover a new side of yourself with a professional transformation into a dazzling oiran or elegant geisha. Stylish samurai styles for men available too.

    From USD177.28

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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