Make your own samurai knife with a certified swordsmith!

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This activity will offer you the opportunity to make a Japanese-style knife in the atelier of genuine swordsmith. Asano Taro has been certified by the Japanese government as one of the few genuine Japanese swordsmiths.n


“Its only available 2 days per week!”, Make your own samurai knife in this very exciting experience * You can bring your own items for the activity * Easily accessible in 30 minutes from Kyoto * Enjoy “kajiya”, the art of black smith in Japan


Is it possible to make your own samurai sword? Of course, if you have about 10 years of time to spend! * However, the basic Japanese style knife making course takes just one day. This is an activity where you can experience and learn the specifics of this traditional culture. After completing the work, you can take the Japanese-style knife you made home with you. * You will use the same tools used for Japanese sword making when you forge the knife in the morning. Lunch will be eaten at the smithy, and then in the afternoon you will complete the activity by shaping the knife. * Please enjoy our traditional culture through experiencing Japanese-style knife making. * The following is an example schedule for this activity: * 8:30 to 9:00 (Pick-up at Gifu-Hashima Station) * 9:00 to 11:30 forging the knife at the atelier * 11:30 to 13:00 lunch * 13:00 to 15:00 shaping the knife at the atelier * 15:00 to 16:00 completing the work, “16:00 to 16:30 end of the activity (well take you back to Gifu-Hashima Station)”, We will prepare lunch here for you. Please let us know if you have food restrictions for health reasons, religion, etc. * The number of lunch options purchased should be lower than the total number of participants, because lunch is included in the price of the knife making activity. Please book the lunch-only option only for those people who will not participate in the knife making activity. * Transportation access: , “Ride the Shinkansen (bullet train) to Gifu-Hashima Station. The following is the approximate time it takes from Japans major cities:”, Kyoto – 30 min * Tokyo – 1 hour and 50 min * Nagoya – 10 min * Osaka – 50 min, “If youre coming by car get off at Meishin Highway Gifu-Hashima IC and drive for 3 minutes to the station.n ”


25400 USD




Pick-up at Gifu-Hashima Station



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