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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
    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 USD84.59

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning)
  2. No.2
    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 USD114.05

    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD33.27

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. 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 USD153.96

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. 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 USD142.57

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

    USD53.32

    Sat
    1 hour(s) (afternoon)
  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.
    Special

    From USD33.27

    Sun, Wed, Fri
    2.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. 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 USD71.09

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. 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 USD47.52

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  10. Get a feel for the Tokyo of yore on this fun rickshaw tour of Asakusa! See temples and buildings that retain the feel of ancient Edo as you ride in style!

    From USD19.01

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. 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 USD71.09

    15%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Step into the world of authentic Japanese music by learning how to play a traditional koto harp. Beginners and children can get familiar with the beautiful instrument and learn how to play a simple piece.
    English Available

    From USD68.75

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Find the perfect balance of flowers and space which characterizes Japanese flower arrangements. Learn of the different styles and feel the beauty of the seasons during this fun class.
    English Available

    From USD90.70

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1 - 1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  14. 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

    USD80.79

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

    USD52.28

    Daily
    (afternoon, evening)
  16. 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 USD66.53

    13%
    OFF
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  17. 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

    USD28.51

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (afternoon)
  18. 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 USD61.59

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. 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

    USD28.51

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. 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!

    USD53.32

    Sat
    (morning, afternoon)

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