Samurai Yakata

Dress for battle, master samurai skills, and show us what you’ve got! Bring out your inner samurai through your choice of experiences. Join a samurai and shamisen-player pair on a round tour of Kanazawa (local travel agent affiliate). (1) Period Costume Dress-up and Photo Shoot: Become a samurai and have photo taken by our photographer. Selfies are okay, too! Don a warlord’s helmet and tabard wear a full set of samurai armor. Ask us about other options!

(2) Samurai Lessons: Try your hand at the shamisen, the brush, the sword or the tea!

(3) Show: Join us for demonstrations of traditional performing arts with up to 20 performers filling the stage with shamisen and taiko drum playing, dancing and sword fighting. Showtimes start at 12:00 noon and 3:00 pm daily.

View website
  duration capacity cost ages/height
1) Dress-up 20min+ samurai armor
(with photos):
¥6000+helmet & jinbaori:¥500
5 140cm
2) Lesson 15min+ ¥1000+ 10 13
3) Show 40min pay what
you decide
50 6
1-3 Kenroku Motomachi Kanazawa
10:30 am – 5:00 pm
December 30 – January 4
Reservation & Inquiries

+81 (0)76-208-3651 (10:00 am – 5:30 pm)