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【Okinawa】Japanese swordsmith instruction! Make a Ryukyu knife

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US$ 302.83
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What to Expect

【Experience learning from the only japanese swordsmith in Okinawa prefecture and making a Ryukyu knife】

In order to be able to make your own Ryukyu knife, you get the chance to practice after listening to the swordsmith's explanation.

Assembly (on site) 9:30


Start of activities 9:30~11:30


Lunch break 11:30~13:00


Resume activity 13:00~15:00


"Ryukyu" knife completion & the end of the artisan experience 15:30

You have the chance to learn about the process of making a knife from step 1 from the only japanese swordsmith in Okinawa prefecture.

Enjoy a delicious lunch with the japanese swordsmith.

After lunch, you get to have a look at the pro's works of art, and are even able to buy.

You get to take home your newly forged "RYUKYU" knife as a souvenir.

Experiencing the blacksmith profession, a fusion of Japanese and Okinawa culture, under the only swordsmith in Okinawa,and learning about this traditional art, is undoubtedly an exciting experience to savor.

Don’t miss this chance to have a go at the real thing, only possible here!

Stop At:

• 兼工房, Ōshiro-1682-1 Ōzato, Nanjo, Okinawa 901-1400, Japan
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Important Information
Departure Point
兼工房, Ōshiro-1682-1 Ōzato, Nanjo, Okinawa 901-1400, Japan
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch - Enjoy a delicious lunch with the swordsmith.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 19 June 2019 via mobile

Blacksmithing isnt something that most people ever get the chance to try their hand at. Japanese swords and knives are arguably the best (if not amoung the best) and most famous in the world. As someone that has been interested in Japanese history and culture...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Japanese
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