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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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    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. 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.
    Special

    From USD182.05

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  2. 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 USD31.86

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. 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 USD66.85

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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 USD109.23

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. 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 USD176.95

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. 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.

    USD50.06

    Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. 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 USD45.51

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. 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 USD136.54

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. 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.
    Special

    USD273.08

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  10. Watch professional sumo wrestlers during their morning practice in the famous sumo stables of Ryogoku. Experience the power of a sumo match up close.
    English Available

    From USD71.91

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Transform into your favorite character in the hometown of anime, Akihabara! Our staff of cosplayers can help with make-up or you can wander town in costume for an unforgettable time.
    English Available

    From USD39.32

    Weekday
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Learn the basics of sumo wrestling from former rikishi or wrestlers. Wear mawashi (loincloth), get inside the ring and try to beat your opponent in a practice match. Available for both men and women.

    USD118.33

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  13. Experience the heart of sado, the Way of Tea, in this hidden teahouse near central Shibuya. Take in the serene atmosphere, and savor a quiet bowl of matcha prepared by a tea master.

    From USD45.51

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  14. Feel the beat in an energetic taiko lesson with an English speaking guide. The sound of the wadaiko drum will echo through the room as you strike and play in a casual, fun and exciting class.
    English Available

    USD19.66

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  15. 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 USD47.75

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. 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

    USD102.24

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
    1.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Reserve seats at Suigian, a new theatrical restaurant in Tokyo. Experience Japanese culture through a stunning Noh or Kyogen (comedic Noh) performance with a modern twist.

    From USD31.86

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  18. Learn about the traditional Japanese art of shodo, ink brush calligraphy. Focus your mind, and create your own unique calligraphy piece!
    English Available

    From USD51.12

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Wear a beautiful kimono of your choice, take pictures and explore the city dressed to impress. We will store your clothes and belongings for you!

    USD50.06

    Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Step into the world of Japanese traditional music through this koto lesson. Get familiar with the beautiful instrument and learn how to play a simple piece!
    English Available

    From USD51.12

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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