Full Day Samurai Kendo Experience In Tokyo

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/20/2017 - 12/31/2020Tuesday - Friday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Uguisudani Station, 1 Chome-4 Negishi, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0003, Japan
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Uguisudani Station, 1 Chome-4 Negishi, Taito City, Tokyo, Japan
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  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Kendo, or the way of the sword, has a history of more than 1000 years. It began with the introduction of iron and iron forging technology into Japan from China and Korea. The early 15th and 16th Centuries saw proliferation of traditional Japanese swordsmanship schools created by great swordsmen with legendary skills. During this experience, you will understand the way of the Samurai through the lens of the Japanese traditional martial arts called Kendo.


All necessary equipment included

Led by a local guide

Lunch included

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This experience includes three parts: a Kendo experience activity, a special Samurai lunch and a Kendo gear factory visit. Experience the traditional samurai culture through kendo.

Kendo experts with over 20 years of experience will help you learn and understand authentic Kendo while having fun in a safe setting.

Beginners will be guided thoroughly until they can have a taste of combat. Have a taste of a real battle and bring forth the fighting.

You will have the chance to test what you have learned during the tour through balloon Kendo with other participants in mini-tournament format.

After the Kendo experience, you will be taken to lunch at a Kendo restaurant where you will beprovided a special Samurai meal and Kendo/Samurai goods. You can enjoy a Japanese traditional meal and nice atmosphere.

"Bogu," the suit of armor used in Kendo, is a traditional craft that has been passed on for generations in Japan. A guide will first bring you through the principles and ideals of the Samurai and Kendo which will then be followed by a tour to the traditional armor workshop where the craft has been passed on in the family for many generations.

Sample Itinerary
9:40am - Meeting at Uguisudani station, North Exit
10am to 12pm - Kendo experience at Uguisudani
1pm to 2pm - Lunch at Kendo restaurant at Ikebukuro
3pm to 4pm - Visiting Kendo gear factory at Nishishinjuku 5cho-me


Professional guide (English/Japanese speaking)

Rental of kendo armor and equipment

Local taxes

Bottled water


Free Japanese hand towel


Transportation expenses

Hotel pick up and drop off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Please follow the guides instruction during the program. No responsibility will be taken for any accidents caused by disregard for the instructions

Please bring or wear loose fitted exercise clothing

Shower rooms are provided, please bring your own towel and change of clothing

Minimum age is 9 years

The listed price does not include transportation expenses between each activities

For participants using glasses, please be informed due to difficulty of wearing head protector and possibility of damages to glasses, it is not advisable to wear glasses during kendo activity. Please bring contact lenses if possible,