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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
    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 USD185.31

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    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 USD119.42

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. No.3
    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 USD33.36

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. 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.
    English Available

    From USD52.43

    Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. 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 USD114.39

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. 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 USD142.98

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. 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.

    USD123.92

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. 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

    From USD285.97

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  9. 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 USD70.00

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. 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

    From USD47.66

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  11. 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

    USD20.59

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  12. Unleash your ninja and samurai spirit in this unique beginner-friendly class. Immerse yourself in a mix of modern and traditional Japanese combat training and use these skills as the foundation for self-defense. Perfect for active travelers!
    English Available

    USD81.02

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. 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

    USD28.60

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  14. 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 USD70.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. Change out of the everyday and see Tokyo in a new style. Dress up in a fashion forward kimono and explore the town with friends or as a couple.
    Special

    From USD61.77

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Try your hand at Japanese traditional calligraphy, using a thick brush and black ink! Learn how to write the kanji character of your choice, and create your own unique souvenir of your visit to Tokyo.
    English Available

    USD28.60

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  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!

    From USD52.43

    Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  18. 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 USD33.36

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. 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

    From USD57.19

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  20. From creating the colorful Venetian glass-style bead to securing it to the cherry or ebony hair pin, create a unique kanzashi accessory! Beautiful with kimono or as a souvenir you can use everyday.

    USD42.90

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)

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