How many traditional Japanese crafts do you know?
We will help you find a fantastic Japanese craft experience that you will never forget. We hope you will remember your craft experience and that you can help keep these traditions alive. That way, we can pass them on to the next generation too.
Art World of Kawaguchiko
From JPY 18,000
Immerse yourself deep into the world of art and traditional folk crafts in the Lake Kawaguchiko Region near Mt. Fuji.
Gokayama Crafts Experience
From JPY 20,000
The beautiful thatched rooves of Gokayama have endured for more than 350 years – and so have some unique traditions that can only be found in this area.
Make a one-of-a-kind knife with your name on it at Swordsmith Kikyo Hayamitsu
From JPY 47,300
One hour from Shin-Osaka on a bullet train or one hour from the World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle, by car, is an area rich in nature. A swordsmith craftsman certified by the Agency of Cultural Affairs will welcome you and teach you carefully how to make a Samurai knife there. Also, the knife will have your name engraved on it. What a great way to remember your trip. You will be able to bring back the knife to your country in checked baggage.
Sword Making Demonstration - Make Your Own Samurai Knife
From JPY 20,300
Traveling one hour from Shin-Osaka by a bullet train or one hour from the World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle, by car, you can reach beautiful natural landscapes and mountains. A swordsmith craftsman certified by the Agency of Cultural Affairs will welcome you. After watching the demonstration of real sword making by the certified craftsman, you will experience the process of making a samurai knife. You will be able to bring back the knife to your country as checked luggage.