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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 USD112.10

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. No.2
    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 USD32.69

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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 USD69.87

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

    USD57.54

    Daily
    (afternoon)
  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 USD65.39

    13%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  6. 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

    USD20.18

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  7. 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

    USD75.67

    Daily
    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning)
  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 USD46.71

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. 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 USD151.31

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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 USD32.69

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. 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 USD46.52

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (evening)
  12. 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 USD140.12

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  13. 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!

    USD52.41

    Thu
    (afternoon)
  14. Experience the heart of Japanese hospitality while in Tokyo, with this exclusive tea ceremony. Enjoy the peace of the tea room and aroma of the matcha tea.
    English Available

    USD52.41

    Thu
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  15. 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

    USD28.02

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  16. Try four cultural activities at once! Immerse yourself in the beauty of Japanese calligraphy, kimono dress-up, origami, tea ceremony and watch an elegant dance by a lovely geisha with a complimentary cup of matcha green tea and sweets.

    USD28.02

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  17. Explore Asakusa and feel the atmosphere of historic Tokyo as you ride in a rickshaw. Your driver will take you to the hidden gems of Edo era Tokyo. English-speaking drivers are available.

    From USD28.02

    Daily
    0.5 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  18. 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 USD30.62

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  19. 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

    USD18.68

    Sun, Wed, Thu, Sat
    (afternoon, evening)
  20. 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

    USD50.44

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (afternoon)

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