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Samurai Experience

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"Samurai Training Tokyo" offers fun and educational lessons that anyone can enjoy. These lessons can be taken from just one hour to three depending on your course. During this time you will be able to learn the traditional performing art of Japanese...more
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1-36-8 Asakusa | 2f, Taito 153-0044, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-5770-5131
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

My husband and I went to this location for a Japanese samurai experience we used to see only on TV. We started with a photo session. There is a guy who dressed us up first and then he took a lot of pictures of us,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Squirell P
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The samurai clothes were of a great quality and my boyfriend and I had a blast putting them on. The pictures turned out great. The sword training was a great time and the instructor was very knowledgeable and funny. We got to record our choreographed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nashka D
Reviewed 13 April 2018

My friends and I had a lot of fun with this! We got to pick out which outfits and accessories we wanted to wear and the staff helped us put them on. They also made up our hair. The only issue we had was that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Megan B
Reviewed 11 January 2018

If you want to wear a kimono and take a photo, this is a good place. Of course, you can walk in Asakusa in kimono. There is a perfect support to change into a kimono. In addition to wearing kimono, the traditional Japanese sword skills...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank matu4
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

As I like to learn about history, culture and people of country I am visiting I booked Samurai Experience through Viator. And what experience it was! Wearing samurai outfit and given a lesson by real Sensei(instructor) who was very patient with me gave me all...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rosalia451
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We visited on NYE and had an amazing time. Both hosts were fantastic and helped us quickly get into our Samurai kimono. Our session included the rental of the outfits, a photo session with DVD to take home, and a solid 45 min samurai sword...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend visited this place. It's conducted in a small shop having very little space to move around. We reached 10 minutes before the scheduled time and were made to sit for 35 minutes as the teacher was busy dressing kimono's to other...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

we first thought that it will be rather disappointing activity given the lack of details which are mentioned and the company's website but fortunately we came out after having lots of fun the entrance is a bit tricky THROUGH a shoe store and up the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank kokoloko80
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had such a great time during the photoshoot and the samurai class! The team is extremely nice and welcoming! We laughed a lot during the acting so it was a really original way to learn about the culture and have fun! Don't forget to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Lailasd
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Went with my son and we had both a terrific experience. Staff very friendly and helpful although we booked at short notice. Furthermore Asakusa is a place not to be missed when visiting Tokyo.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jacques S
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Response from samuraitrainingtokyo | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for Message! 50 peoples are OK!! But,I want to get your schedule.
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12 May 2016|
Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their main website, they tell you the price (in yen), as well as how to book a session: search samurai training tokyo, and click the "samurai experience" picture Also, based on the video that the also have on... More
9 December 2015|
Response from samuraitrainingtokyo | Property representative |
thank you for contacting. I am deeply sorry for my delayed reply. Payment in the case of this email reservation, is the payment in local. To come Is to when Japan?
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