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Samurai Experience ~Samurai Sword Learning and Visit Spiritual Temple~

2016.05.20

Introduction

In this exciting an unique samurai experience you can immerse yourself in the world of Japanese samurai and try sword play during your visit to Osaka. Real and well-trained samurai will demonstrate their skills during an attractive show. You can learn real spirits of samurai. It is “Bushido”.
A guide will explain various episodes. You can satisfy your intellectual curiosity with in-depth talks. A couple and your family must have enjoyable time.

Wear samurai clothes “Iaidogi”. Strike a pose with a Japanese sword in the temples. We can also provide “Hakama” which is Japanese style clothes for women. 2-7 yrs old boys can wear “Hakama for children”, too. You can take pictures with each other.

See the Shin-nyoji temple that Tokugawa generals stayed in on their journey. A guide will explain various episodes of Shin-nyoji temple.

See the Chokeiji temple that is the large temple in south Osaka. A guide will explain various episodes of Chokeiji temple. You can do “Zen”, meditation of samurai and monk.

Practice the intrinsic actions of samurai in the park. You can satisfy your intellectual curiosity with in-depth talks.

Do “Tameshigiri” a sword play test. “Tameshigiri” is the action of using a sword to cut objects.

See performance of Real samurais in the temples.
And, performance of Real samurai with actual sword.

Have a breaktime during performance of samurai . Japanese tea and sweets are free.

■Price per person: 12,500 yen
*Observing a samurai experience: you can enter a session and take photos of the participants of your group. (At least one of your group need to participate in a samurai experience.)
Observing with costume: 4,600 yen
Observing with no costume: 2,300 yen

Tour Detail

Tour Style
- Program is offered in English.
- There may be other participants.
*When guests take pictures, we will separate groups.

Meeting place:
A. 1141 Shindachiichiba, Sennan, Osaka
B. Pick-up at your hotel in Izumisano city or Sennan city or a nearby station (JR Izumisunagawa Station, Nankai Tarui Station, JR Hineno Station or Nankai Izumisano Station)
Group Size
Min. 2 persons.
Max. 50 persons.
Duration
120~150 min.
Destination
Tour Itinerary
Start at 10AM or 2PM

Below is the summary of the activity (morning session or afternoon session):

Part 1: (30 min, 10:00-10:30/2:00-2:30)
Wear clothes ""iaidogi"". Pose with a Japanese sword.

Part 2: (30 min, 10:30-11:00/2:30-3:00)
See the temples, Shinnyoji Temple and Chokeiji Temple. Shinnyoji temple has a golden interior. Chokeiji Temple was built after Emperor Shomu's behest. If you are lucky, you might hear the sutra of the drum in the Chokeiji Temple.

Part 3: (30 min, 11:00-11:30/3:00-3:30)
Practice the actions of samurai.

Part 4: (30 min, 11:30-12:00/3:30-4:00)
Try ""Chanbara"", a sword play.

Part 5: (30 min, 12:00-12:30/4:00-4:30)
Watch a performance of real samurai."
What's Included
- Entire session fee
- Pick-up at a hotel in Izumisano city or Sennan city or a nearby station (JR Izumisunagawa Station, Nankai Tarui Station, JR Hineno Station or Nankai Izumisano Station)
What's not Included
- T-shirt
*You need bring the T-shirt.
Tour Tips
Booking process
1. Please contact us for availability through ‘BOOK IT’ button below.
2. We will check the availability and come back to you within 2 business day.
3. Payment request will be sent via Paypal.

4. Reservation is done upon receiving your payment. Confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

Payment

- Fees shall be paid through credit card/Paypal. You do not need to have a paypal account to pay with your credit card.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your booking, the following cancellation fees will be charged.
- One day before the session: No charge
- On the day: 30% of the program fee
- No show: 100% of the program fee
*Time is in JST.

Conditions

・Please follow the instructions of the guide during the program. We shall not be responsible for any accidents.
・Program duration is an estimate. It is subject to change depending on the number of participants or conditions without notice.
・Location is subject to change, based on weather conditions, etc.
・Please advise us if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or the case where you would like to request a special care for participants, including children.