Japanese Samurai Experience, Includes Food and Garden Tour

Learn the moves and skills of a Samurai in this immersive experience!
Omuta, Japan
1.5 hrs
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
English / Japanese
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Starts at Shinminato
What's Included


  • Dohgi, the Samurai outfit (rental) 
  • A swordsmith to teach you the essential skills of Samurai in accordance with the safety instructions 
  • Food
  • Options of live performance of Kenbu (sword performance), Shamisen/Koto (traditional Japanese instruments), Zazen (Zen meditation), and Sado (tea ceremony)
What's excluded

  • Transportation
What to Expect

Learn the moves and skills of a Samurai in this immersive tour! After changing into tradition dohgi outfit, you'll learn terms such as "iai" (a technique to quickly remove your sword from its sheath) and "shuriken" (a small, star-shaped weapon made out of iron), which both symbolize the Samurai. Oh, and the best part? You'll be taught by a traditional swordsmith! Don't worry, no prior experience is necessary. 


After Samurai training, refuel with lunch. You'll be served traditional Japanese cuisine. In the restaurant, see if you can spot the Unryu-Zu (A Dragon and Clouds) painting by Musashi Miyamoto. He's one of the most famous swordsmen in Japan!


Optional additions to your meal:

  • Kenbu option: The demonstration of 'iai-giri' (the technique of drawing a sword and cutting) by a master swordsman and his disciples in the garden 
  • Live music performance: Shamisen and Koto played during your meal 
  • Zazen and tea ceremony option: Held in one of the guest rooms

If you wish to upgrade, please choose at the time of booking.



  • Meeting point: Restaurant “Shinminato” / 3-2-9 Hon-machi, Ohmuta-city, Fukuoka 836-0046
  • Access: About a 3-minute walk from Omuta Station (JR Kagoshima Main Line or Nishitetsu Tenjin Omuta Line)
  • Language support: Guide (English / Chinese), Menu instruction manual (English / Chinese)
  • If you have food allergies or dietary restrictions, please let the tour know at the time of booking
  • Free Wi-Fi
Terms & Conditions:

The tour's advertised price and net rate does not include the Japanese Consumption Tax.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
  • 3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
  • The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
  • Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation
  • The cancellation fee includes handling charges

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