Here at HiSUi Tokyo, we have an exclusive plan for overseas visitors to experience a variety of Japanese cultural arts. While on holiday in Japan, many visitors may have been given the chance to see different types of Japanese culture, but here at Hisui, we want to offer the chance to experience a truly authentic Japanese culture experience firsthand.
Please come and enjoy these unique Japanese artforms at HiSUi, whether it is trying on a traditional Kimono, enjoying the fine craft of a Japanese tea ceremony or trying your hand at using a real live sword akin to a samurai of the past.
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◆Up to 20 people per booking
If you would like to book a class with more than 20 people, please contact us in advance to arrange this.
◆English lessons available
Please let us know in advance if you need English.
1. Sado (Tea Ceremony)
After entering the tea room through the Nijiriguchi, guests will receive a lecture about the tea room decorations, watch a tea ceremony and learn about proper etiquette while enjoying Japanese sweets and matcha tea.
All our sado instructors are certified specialists and will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.
2. Batto (Japanese Swordsmanship)
Our qualified swordsmanship instructors will demonstrate the art of “Shizan” or trial cutting. You will be able to learn the proper forms and techniques to hold, swing and sheath a real live katana sword.
This stunning samurai experience is a rarity even among people living in Japan. This is our most popular class which offers a truly authentic once in a lifetime experience.
You can choose Hakama (training wear for Japanese Martial Arts) with this session.
3. Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy)
You will receive an explanation about the postures and the proper way use the brushes. After warming up, you can practice the brush strokes and flicks used in the art form choose a word to write in Kanji (Japanese characters).
Afterwards, you will have an opportunity to write the word on a card and seal it with a “rakkan” stamp. This makes the perfect souvenir to treasure your memories of Japan and HiSUi.
4. Waso (Kimono Dressing)
HiSUi Waso instructors will help dress you in a traditional kimono. After you finish getting dressed, we will help you to take pictures and videos. You are also welcomed to take part in other art forms while wearing your kimono.
By wearing a kimono or a hakama while taking part in our batto or sado classes, you can truly get a feel and experience traditional Japanese culture.
|Culture Experience Plan Price List|
|Number of lessons||Price per person||Average lesson length|
|1 Art form||10,000 JPY||30 minutes
to 45 minutes
|2 Art forms||16,000 JPY||1 hour
to 1.5 hours
|3 Art forms||18,000 JPY||1.5 hours
to 2 hours
|4 Art forms||22,000 JPY||2 hours
to 2.5 hours
|Lesson length depends on class size and art forms*|
|Optional Clothes Price List|
|Art Forms||Clothing Type||Price per person|
- Sections marked with * are required.
- This experience plan is not available on weekends.
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