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Kyoto Samurai & Ninja Museum

Open Now: 11:00 - 20:00
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Kyoto Samurai Museum and Ninja Kyoto Samurai and Ninja Museum in Kyoto. Samurai history, samurai swords, samurai villages and samurai houses explained. Ninja lessons and ninja veapons demonstrated in the Ninja Park. A very convenient location in the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
292, Higashi Daimonjicho | 小路ビル2F, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8043, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
+81 75-585-5410
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Standard price guided tour. The museum is small but holds some nice pieces of armour and weapons. Host was very good at telling the history through guidance and stories with a good bit of humour. Get to try ninja stars and blowdarts! Good fun!

Thank buburay
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited with our 7 and 8 year old boys and they had a fantastic time. They loved dressing up as Ninjas and using the weapons. Do not miss this place.

Thank Ario1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great stop if you’re traveling with children. It gave hands on experiences and dressing up and taking pictures was a lot of fun.

Thank Explore388186
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can practice with katana, shuriken and blowdarts. Also some interesting history on samurai and shogun.

Thank wouterdobbels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an Excellent experience with extremely friendly and helpful guides. They were very knowledgeable. The blow gun practice was especially fun.

Thank FarAway05246348622
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Samurai & Ninja Museum was fun for our whole family. We were able to put on Samurai suits with headgear and had a brief Samurai lesson with Katana's. Then moved on to a quick Ninja lesson with throwing stars and blow darts at targets....More

Thank Betty S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fantastic experience with a interesting guided tour. Gives a great insight into the rise and fall of Samurai. Highly recommended if you visit Kyoto!!

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoy the tour and the activities. Staff was very friendly and provided a very informative history about the japanese eras.

Thank Gavin T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The guide was informative and the ninja and sumarai experience was very fun. Would highly recommend!

Thank Karsh94
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Extremely pleased with this experience. Started off with the tea ceremony experience then the ninja and samurai experience followed by a tour showcasing the history of the samurai. We were also able to see a samurai demonstration from a current master of the arts. This...More

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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
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