Become a samurai in Kanazawa, the number-one Castle City in Japan!
Join us in this bus tour, experience traditional arts and acquire the skills you need to become a samurai yourself!
||Meet up at the West Exit Shuttle Bus Terminal (Nishiguchi Dantai-Basu Noriba). Your tour starts here! A samurai guide will be conducting you around the city.|
|【Nagamachi Samurai District 】
||First, let’s learn about the daily life of a samurai. We will walk the streets of Nagamachi Samurai District, where it is possible to see old houses where samurais used to live and so on. Then, suddenly… A samurai master appears. From here, we start our adventure towards becoming a samurai!!!|
|【Hoenji Temple 】
||Experience Kenjutsu swordsmanship at this Zen Buddhist Temple. Let’s learn to use a sword like a samurai!|
|【Tentokuin Temple 】
||Experience tea ceremony in a traditional temple. Let’s learn about the spirit of samurai through Zen and its influence on tea ceremony.|
|【Samurai Yakata 】
||After learning about the soul and the techniques of a samurai, here you stand as a samurai yourself. You will receive a certificate ranking as a “samurai beginner”. To celebrate your achievement, watch a performance including traditional instruments Taiko and Shamisen.|
|Our tour ends here. （The bus will take you back to the station）|