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Kyoto Samurai Experience

Half day (3 hours), EUR 80,-

  • Excursion tour
  • Half day (3 hours)
  • Kyoto
  • Watch a Kembu show, learn how to hold a Japanese sword, try on samurai attire.

Samurai Experience & Kembu Show at the Samurai Kembu Theatre.

Discover the way of the samurai in this immersive experience. During the tour, you'll witness a Kembu (sword dancing) show and learn about samurai culture, sword techniques, and etiquette. There's also plenty of opportunities to dress in traditional samurai clothes for that once in a lifetime photo.

Itinerary

14:15

Make your way to Samurai Kembu Theatre to meet your guides. 

14:30

Performed by Kembu masters, the stage show also provides an explanation of Japanese culture throughout the demonstration.

15:25

This is a chance for you to take photos with the Kembu performers.

15:35

You can use this time to visit the souvenir corner and prepare for the costume experience.

15:45

Here you'll learn how to wield the sword like a real samurai. Participants are welcome to also try on a samurai costume and take photos.

17:00

Guests depart independently.

Summary

Length: Half day (3 hours)
Visiting places: Watch a Kembu show, learn how to hold a Japanese sword, try on samurai attire.
Departing from: Kyoto
Price: EUR 80,- (learn more about prices)

Important information
- Please note that this is an unguided plan, so you must arrive at the meeting spot on your own.
- Certain tour dates may be cancelled or tour operations may be halted entirely, depending on operational circumstances.
- Please provide the names of all participants when making your reservation.
- During the experience and performance, all explanations will be provided in English.
- The samurai experience makes use of practice swords, however please follow the local staff's directions to ensure a safe experience.
- This experience is unavailable to children under the age of 5 years old.
- Please dress in comfortable clothing that allows you to move around freely. Participants will get to wear traditional samurai footwear as part of the samurai experience.
- Attendees should meet at the Samurai Kembu Theatre at 14:15



Samurai Kembu Kyoto Theatre
Address: B1F Gozan Bldg., 35-7 Sanchome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Access: 5 min on foot from Sanjo Keihan Station (Tozai Subway Line) or Sanjo Station (Keihan Main Line)
What’s included
- English-speaking government-licensed guide and interpreter 
- Admission fees
- Audio Guide: Chinese, Spanish, Italian, French, Thai, Indonesian
What isn’t included
- Pick-up and drop-off service 
- Food and drinks 

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