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Get to know the rich and fascinating culture of Japan through traditional forms of art that have charmed visitors for centuries. From tea houses hidden in the backstreets of Tokyo, to cloth dyeing, kimono classes, music lessons and flower arrangement -- the cultural activities you can enjoy are almost endless.
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  1. No.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 USD110.37

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    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

    USD74.50

    Daily
    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning)
  3. No.3
    Feel like a real princess in luxurious silk kimono and dramatic hair accessories! Enjoy the photo session solo, or with friends and family in a comfortable indoor studio. Men, women and children are welcome!
    English Available

    From USD68.80

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

    USD20.23

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  5. Experience the new taiko drum entertainment show MANGEKYO, performed by world-famous drum unit, DRUM TAO. The throbbing beats and powerful performances with teamLab's digital projections and Junko Koshino's costume designs are sure to delight.

    From USD64.38

    13%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  6. Make your way to the Ninja Castle where resident shinobis will serve and entertain you for an unforgettable time in Tokyo. Reserve a table for an entertaining dinner performance filled with exciting ninja magic and delicious thematic Japanese dishes.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD45.80

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  7. 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 USD137.96

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. See powerful sumo wrestlers train up close and gain an in-depth understanding of their traditional world. After you delve into the world of this beloved Japanese national sport, you may even be able to take pictures with the wrestlers after practice!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD109.27

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  9. 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 USD32.19

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Learn how to make your own perfect cup of Japanese tea using high-end matcha green tea with an English-speaking instructor. Enjoy the tea with some Japanese sweets in a cute cafe in Asakusa.
    English Available

    USD35.41

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  11. Sample 10 cups of premium and locally-harvested Japanese sencha and matcha green tea in downtown Tokyo. Watch a tea master whisk and prepare each cup and let the delicate sweetness of red bean paste mochi rice cake balance the rich bitterness of tea.
    English Available

    USD27.59

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  12. Dress yourself up in a fashionable kimono in the heart of Asakusa. Select from nearly 3,000 gorgeous designs to find a perfect one for an unforgettable time in Tokyo.
    Special

    From USD30.15

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. 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.
    Special

    From USD32.19

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  14. Immerse yourself in the world of Buddhism as you take part in an authentic Zazen meditation experience in a historical temple. Listen to the calming chants as you find peace while the Buddhist monk reads the sacred scriptures aloud.
    English Available

    USD77.90

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. Put brush to paper and watch magnificent drawings take shape. Learn the basics of Japanese Sumie painting in a fun lesson with a friendly English speaking teacher, in the heart of Tokyo.
    English Available

    USD18.40

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat
    (afternoon, evening)
  16. 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.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD50.59

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  17. 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!

    USD51.60

    Thu
    (afternoon)
  18. Experience an authentic Japanese tea ceremony held in a traditional tatami matted room. Wear a beautiful kimono as you take part in a ceremony held by a professional tea master who will explain the art of tea in English.
    English Available

    From USD148.98

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Get dressed in a pretty Japanese kimono, and explore the traditional streets of Asakusa in style. Lots of different patterns to choose from, and the owner will be happy to give you sightseeing tips!
    English Available
    Special

    From USD32.19

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  20. Ignite your fighting spirit and train hard to become a virtual ninja! Venture out for a VR quest at the temple grounds. Unsheath your katana and unleash star blades with your iconic moves to defeat the tattered zombie warriors and monsters!
    English Available

    From USD68.80

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)

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