1 hour (Approx.)
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Fans of samurai and ninja history won’t want to miss wielding a real katana sword while in Kyoto. From the Heian period through the collapse of the Tokugawa shogunate, samurai and ninja roamed Kyoto’s streets. Get an immersive tour of these heroes’ history as a professional guide leads you through the Samurai and Ninja Museum. Your hands-on experience includes wearing samurai armor, wielding katana and ninja stars, and posing with replica swords.
- Immerse yourself in the world of samurai and ninja on a guided tour
- Excellent photo opportunities with traditional samurai swords
- Fun activity for the whole family
- Two convenient afternoon times available seven days a week
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Departure & Return
Japan, 〒604-8043 Kyoto, Nakagyo Ward, Higashidaimonjichō, 292Utanokoji-bldg
On the corner of Nishiki Market and Teramachi Shopping Street
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- OPERATED BY Maikoya
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Guided Tour + Samurai & Ninja Experience ?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
What is the policy on sanitization during Guided Tour + Samurai & Ninja Experience ?
A:The policies on sanitization are:
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Guided Tour + Samurai & Ninja Experience ?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- "They are actually for sale, so if you were interested in getting them then you could potentially get them." See review
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