Have a taste of three exciting activities!

There’s no better place to experience Japanese history and culture than in a city with a real castle from the feudal era!

Come and enjoy three different cultural experiences with this unique workshop!

Ninja Experience:

A fun experience for all, especially for families with kids! The Ninja Master will teach you three major ninja methods: Ninja Throwing Stars, Ninja Blowguns and Ninja Combat. Receive Ninja training from a Ninja Master and become a real Ninja Warrior!

Samurai Sword Fighting:

Experience for yourself this ancestral fighting art. Learn how to handle a sword and after covering some moves, you can have your stage combat recorded on video. Become the star of your own samurai story!

Taiko Drumming:

Our passionate instructors will guide you step-by-step as you progress through the many rhythmic patterns that gradually increased in difficulty. Learn how to become a real Taiko Drummer right next door to Matsumoto Castle!

Your program during the activity!

  • Starting : 10:00 am / 12:00 am / 3:00 pm / 5:00 pm We will meet you in front of the theater (the address will be provided after the booking confirmation)
  • Ninja Experience (Around 20 minutes*) : Try throwing Ninja stars and shooting darts through a blowgun just like a real Ninja!
  • Samurai Sword Action (Around 20 minutes*) : Learn how to handle your sword as well as a few basic movements!
  • Taiko Drumming (Around 20 minutes*) : Learn the proper stance and how to hold the sticks, then from there enjoy playing drums!
  • Total Duration : 1 hour You will end at the same place

*The program can be modified depending on your request

Price & Booking

Children less than 6 years old can participate for free.
*Prices are tax included. We accept payment through bank transfer, credit card and Paypal.


  • English or French speaking Private Guide
  • Transportation fees for your guide to commute at the meeting point
  • Certificate of Attendance


  • Samurai, Taiko and Ninja outfits
  • Miscellaneous fees during the activity (drinks, snacks, souvenirs etc.)
  • Insurance (Travel Insurance, Private Insurance, etc.)

Additional Information

  • Duration : 1 hour
  • Pick-up : the pick-up details will be arranged a few days before the activity by email
  • Group type : Private
  • Important information: Each activity is simplified in order to enjoy the maximum experience in a minimum amount of time. You can modify some parts of the program upon request. However, if you wish to fully experience one specific activity, we recommend you book it separately here: Samurai Sword Fighting, Taiko Drumming Workshop, Ninja Experience
  • Starting Time : 10:00 am / 12:00 am / 3:00 pm / 5:00 pm. Other Starting Time available upon request (Fee JPY 2,000)
  • Cancellation policy : to receive a full refund, cancel up to 24 hours before the experience start date in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
  • Terms & Conditions : Please read our Terms & Conditions